Cover photo: Deborah Hawkins
6 Signs of the Looming Evolution
Cover photo: Dr Ivan Rosales
Numerous global corporations have already made the strategic choice to transfer their manufacturing facilities to Mexico
Cover photo: Philip So. Topics: Chips and Firmware Updates, and Lock Out Strategies; Why OEMs Need to Fight the Aftermarket; Intellectual Property Rights, Valid Patents, and Legal Battles; Trends in Market Shares for OEM and Third-Party Supplies, and more……
Cover photo: Graham Galliford. Topics: Sourcing Quality Products in China at the Right Price; Free Trade Zones: Functions and Advantages for Value Chain Participants; The hidden cost in delivering non-infringing products.And more…
Cover photo: Staff celebrating Static Control’s 35th anniversary. Topics: Static Control: Industry Champion. Static Control’s Passionate Vision for the Future.And more.
Cover photo: James Douglas talks about the importance of delivering an OEM experience with aftermarket ink products Topics: Why Dyson failed with their electric car, hybrid working and its impact on the inkjet printer market. And more.
Issue 122: Turning 21 into 2021
Cover photo: Eric Zhang, General Manager of Print Consumables BU, Ninestar Corporation & Ninestar Image Tech Limited. Topics: Added-value Opportunities, Back to the Future. And more.
Issue 121: Not All Chips Are Created Equal
Cover photo: Mao Mao, Zhono Product Manager Topics: Chip Resetter Copes with Annoying
OEM Firmware Updates. Making Microchips IP Safe. And more…
Issue 120: Iconic Industry Pioneer Honored
Cover photo: Arnald Ho, Founding CEO of Print-Rite Topics: Printing Supplies: The Milestone and Mileposts; Thank God for the Engineers Optimists and Innovators. And more…
Issue 119: Controlling Color, Components & Cartridge Technicians
Cover photo: STMC Trainer Coenie Greyling Topics: Controlling Color, Components & Cartridge Technicians, Remanufacturing High-end Color Cartridges – A Lost Battle? And more…
Issue 118: Turing Green Into Gold
Cover photo: GM Technology’s Zoltan Matyas. Topics:Turning GREEN Into GOLD, Selling the Benefits of Reman to Consumers—How It Has Changed Over 30 Years, and more…
Issue 117: Converting Smart Buyers into Loyal Customers
Cover photo: Vincent Chen, founding CEO of HYB. Topics: The Lab that Converts Smart Buyers into Loyal Customers,HYB: The First Customer Choice for Copier Consumables, and more…
Issue 116: Delivering Tomorrow Today
Cover photo: Ray Stasieczko, CEO of TEASRA, The Innovation Channel LLC. Topics: Ray Stasieczko warns status quo is killing us and we must embrace the future now, and more…
Issue 115: Industry Issues Solved Thanks to Partnerships
Cover photo: Eric Zhang, Ninestar Image’s new General Manager. Topics: Armor’s chemists lead expansion into highly unusual and ecological businesses; Successfully piecing together the big picture and more.
Issue 114: Will the Home Office be the New Normal?
Cover photo: Enrique Stura, Measuring and Scientific Equipment Ltd Argentina. Topics: Debate: Inkjet vs Laser Which Will Dominate the Home Office, New “Make-in-India”Policy, How Safe is Your Home Printer… and more.
Issue 113: Continuing to Set High Industry Standard
Cover photo: Chris Nichols, Static Control’s Product Development Manager. Topics: Testing Cartridge Components and Meeting Standards, Trust—Looking for Products in China that Consistently Meet Standards, COVID-19: Accelerating Print Industry Transformation … and more.
Issue 112: Taking Remanufactured Up a Level
Cover photo: Jim Cerkleski, Clover Imaging CEO Topics: The U.S. Department of Energy scores high with remanufactured cartridges; Debate: Are New Built Cartridges bad for the environment? How trade associations are promoting environmental benefits … and more.
Issue 111: Facing the Giants – Global CEOs Confront Issues
Cover photo: Global CEOs confront industry issues
Topics: Fear, uncertainty and doubt; Solid growth despite zero branding on social media; A focus on prices alone will bring doom; the future’s not easy – but not impossible; meet SCC’s Juan Carlos Bonell … and more.
Issue 110: The Ladies of Liberty Laser
Cover photo: Liberty’s Mindy Smith handling larger volumes
Topics: The truth about toxic decaBDE’s, Update on Trump’s Tariffs on Chinese cartridges, printer trends in key global markets, MPS and the cloud …and more.
Issue 109: Firmware Threat – Bold and Vicious
Cover photo: Frustrated because your aftermarket cartridge won’t work?
Topics: Firmware threats from OEMs, Pantum makes it easier to become an OEM distributor, remanufactured printers, China printer security issues …and more.
Issue 108: Doing Business with China
Cover photo: Thousands on cartridge assembly lines in China. Topics: Questioning Product Quality, Quality of Toners Examined, China’s History of Innovation, Sino-American Cartridge Industry—Strange Bedfellows… and more
Issue 107: The Role of Your Trade Association
Cover photo: Gustavo Molinatti Targeting LATAM. Topics: Japanese Manufacturers Survive and Thrive, Celebrating Reman Day April 11, The Imaging Channel Needing Diversification, Research on the Future of Office Print … and more
Issue 106: LMI—The Phoenix Rising
Front cover: LMI’s Annie and Kevin Willert on Fire. Topics: On Fire for LMI, Growing Mito, Sales Programs and Instant Coffee, Staying Relevant in the Age of Digitization, A Printer Story, The Power of LinkedIn, Berto … and more
Issue 105: New Leadership at SCC
Front Cover: SCC’s New CEO, Ken Lalley’s plans to move forward. Topics: The Debate over remans and NBCs, Issues of printing quality and information safety, Predictions for consolidation in 2019, Berto, Mike Josiah’s Tech•Zone … and more.
Issue 104: Chinese Company Acquired
Front Cover: Brazilian Rodolfo Boas acquires a Chinese company. Topics: Summit in the Desert Discusses Market Shifts, Will Canon Strike Again? Is Email Marketing Dead? Reviewing RemaxWorld … and more
Issue 103: Better Quality Is No Accident
Front Cover: Ninestar’s Jason Wang claims automation is reforming the industry. Topics: Killer Chips, Niche Markets, Adapt and Reinvent Or Slowly Dying, Email is Dead? Tech•Zone, regular columnists… and more
Issue 102: Offering Customers More
Front Cover: Anno‘s Hong Pan Talks About Commitment. Topics: Toner Manufacturing: Changing and Challenging, Channels and Distributors are Changing Too, Are Printers a Hacker’s Gateway? … and more
Issue 101: Printing On Glass, Plastics…
Front Cover: Egypt‘s Dr George Nubar Explains Digital Printing. Topics: Blame the Internet for Our Industry’s Poor Record, The Future: What I Know For Sure, Technical Challenges We Have Faced For 30 Years… and more
Issue 100: Educating, Informing & Nurturing
Front Cover: RT Media Director Sabrina Lo Celebrates 100th Edition. Topics: Blame the Internet for Our Industry’s Poor Record, The Future: What I Know For Sure, Technical Challenges We Have Faced For 30 Years… and more