Hewlett-Packard SA has made some significant gains in the local printer market over the past year and continues to dominate this market sector.

"At the beginning of last year we were sitting on 55% market share in the mono laser printer category," Reggie Nxumalo, head of IPG at HPSA, told a gathering of Drive Control channel partners. "By the end of 2006, we had increased this to 70%."
Nxumalo says that the company also continues to dominate the colour laser market with a 68% market share.
"And in the multifunction arena, which is very fragmented at the moment, we have a leadership position with 28% market share.
"We've had exponential growth quarter on quarter and, being a channel-centric company, we couldn't have done this without our partners," Nxumalo says.