Seiko Epson of Tokyo, Japan, today reported financial results for its first quarter…
Inkjet-printing technology, once almost exclusively used only by home and consumer printers, has gradually closed the gap with laser-printing technology.
Inkjet is increasingly used for wide-format, commercial, and production, and also adds lower energy consumption and better reliability – but how to convince dealers and their customers it’s also good for the office?
But consumables sales and revenue falls sharply, as does the average number of printed pages.
Epson also noted that it’s the global leader in refillable Supertank technology, having sold some 70 million Epson Supertank models worldwide.
The need for distributed printing is helping to fuel inkjet-printer demand, as well as strong demand for high-capacity ink-tank printers in North America and other developed economies.
Epson America today introduced new Expression and WorkForce color nkjet All-in-Ones for home users, the Expression Home XP-4200 and Expression...
Revenue from sales of inkjet MFPs through European distributors has surged in recent weeks, but not enough to result in year-on-year growth in total printer sales…
Supply bottlenecks have been easing and more inkjet SFPs were sold in response to both a backlog of orders and increased demand.
The latest financial reports from vendors show a continuing difficult situation for many print vendors.
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.
One of the advantages of inkjet printing versus laser, whether in the office or in commercial print, is that inkjet printing consumes far less energy.
Inkjet printers and Epson continue to lead the market.
Goal is to expand inkjet print-head sales in Europe, as well as develop commercial and industrial print applications.