Print-Rite Chalks Up 3000 Global Patents

Print-Rite Chalks Up 3000 Global Patents

Print-Rite Chalks Up 3000 Global Patents

Print-Rite Chalks Up 3000 Global PatentsAs of December 8 2020, China-based Print-Rite claims it has registered over 3,000 imaging patents, all developed in house by its own innovators and engineers.

“We have focused for 24 years on developing and supplying IP safe compatible printing consumables to the market,” said founding Chairman Arnald Ho (pictured). “I am proud to announce that we have now registered over 3,000 patents.”

Print-Rite has continuously invested in R&D to bring new and innovative design to its IP safe products.

Print-Rite registered its first patent in 1996 and the number of registered patents has grown significantly over the years. As of December 8, 2020, Print-Rite had registered 3002 patents globally, including invention patents, utility model patents and design patents.

These patents cover a wide variety of Print-Rite compatible products including toner cartridges, inkjet cartridges and copier cartridges. In addition, 308 out of the 3002 patents are related to 3D printing, another key product of Print-Rite.

Print-Rite has been actively involved in the development of industry standards. “As one of the leading and successful corporations in our industry, we have been invited to sit on various industry-standard committees and have participated in setting out guidelines and standards (ISO) with the aim of improving the manufacturing process and product quality within the industry,” Ho said.

According to Ho, respecting intellectual property is one of Print-Rite’s core values. “We will keep using our creative minds and expertise to bring IP safe products to our customers,” Ho said.

According to Steve Weedon, he is proud to be CEO of the European division of the world’s largest manufacturer of aftermarket consumables. “Print-Rite is privately owned and based in Hong Kong and has a track record of ground-breaking research, development and manufacture stretching back 1981,” Weedon said.

“The range of patented products is over 3,000,” Weedon added. “This includes laser printer cartridges, copier kits, inkjet cartridges, ribbons, thermal ribbons, photo paper and 3D printers.” According to Weedon, all of their products are patent safe and fully accredited in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 19798, ISO 19752 and IECQ HSPM QC 080000 standards.

With state-of-the-art laboratories and a raw materials plant working alongside a total manufacturing floor space of more than 1.3m sq ft. Print-Rite distributes its products to more than 70 countries.

Print-Rite is featured in the RT ImagingWorld magazine: “Too Late … to Vertically Integrate?” Download a free copy and turn to page 46.

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