There can be big hurdles for dealers getting into managed IT, but they may have natural advantages that competitors, including OEMs, lack.
Survey shows remote work has placed increasing demands on IT personnel, including increased privacy and printer-security concerns.
AI being used in production, with future applications for sales, maintenance, and security.
Worldwide 3D-printer shipments in the first half of 2021 limited by COVID-19 and supply-chain woes, but market is now poised for strong growth as interest and order rates accelerate.
Industrial textile-printer shipments were a bright spot, growing 4.6 percent worldwide compared to Q4 2021.
The latest financial reports from vendors show a continuing difficult situation for many print vendors.
Many vendors have left the PC market, with HP seeing something similar for the print industry.
Fitch continues to believe pressure in the print sector may warrant meaningful industry consolidation, which would likely result in debt-funded acquisitions.
In a June 7th press release, Ninestar Corporation of Zhuhai, China, discussed its business-inkjet supplies and made the case that......
Cloud-based managed print services will gain considerable market share, while U.S. will lead growth.
In 2021, HP said it saw $3.5 billion in new sales tied to Sustainable Impact objectives, more than triple the amount in 2020.
Overall, the market is still struggling with supply-chain and shortage challenges, and shipments are expected to still fall behind demand in 2022.
While traditionally laser and A3 has been the focus in the document-imaging industry, both HP’s and Canon’s inkjet lines have proven to help both companies weather supply constraints and delayed return to offices.
“Big Tank” inkjets, Industrial Graphics, and 3D Printer revenue help alleviate lower Office revenue due to supply constraints and delayed return to offices.
Company reports strong commercial PC sales, but printer revenue down.
If printers targeted, Lexmark, with its more advanced model, might be big winner.