Before you restart your engines …

Ready … Set … Wait. Did you know that long periods of inactivity or improper cleaning of surfaces can wreak havoc on your printer? This is according to Xeros, which details how Covid-19 lockdown have caused many printers to sit idle in less than perfect...

Printers have to add value to the new normal

A lot of printers are going into price wars as lockdown gradually withdraws and they begin operating again. By Vaughan Patterson, head of commercial and industrial print at Ricoh SA These businesses have had their machines sitting idle and their employees at home....

KES slashes costs with custom print and copier solution

It’s a problem most school administrators face in South Africa: how to cut costs and make the most of tight budgets. At King Edward VII School (KES) in Johannesburg, they’re improving technology and cutting costs by looking in an unconventional direction – the...

Print sales robust amid evolving market requirements

Research into the printer market by infoSource shows that print vendors are wrapping software solutions around increasingly commoditised base hardware products to increase customer value. By Chris de Beer, Africa regional manager at infoSource It helps SMMEs, large...

Getting emotional with print …

We are living in an era when consumers are increasingly prioritising ‘experiences’ over ‘things’, a trend that poses new challenges for marketers, whose success is likely to be defined by simple commercial metrics such as product sales and...

Useful tips to start your printers off right in 2019

Cheryl Otstott, writing on the Xerox blog, offers six useful tips to make sure your Xerox Printer or Multifunction Device is ready for a productive 2019: * Make sure to clean your machine. Find instructions for cleaning in the User manual or on the support page for...