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Has Foxconn’s deal with Sharp gone south?

Has Foxconn’s deal with Sharp gone south? Late last week the industry received the news that Sharp’s Board of Directors had approved a deal in which Foxconn would pay $5.8B for the majority control in Sharp. SIICA President Doug Albregts quickly issued a letter to the office equipment division and its authorized dealer community the…

nonprofit copier purchasing

Nonprofit Copier Purchasing

Copier purchasing for non-profit organizations Are you responsible for nonprofit copier purchasing? Did you know that many of the manufacturers have teamed up with 3rd party organizations to bring these types of organizations the best possible pricing? Here’s a brief overview of how nonprofit copier purchasing works: More often than not, these are negotiated contracts to a particular State or…

Sharp Electronics

Foxconn’s bid for Sharp Electronics

Financially strapped electronics giant Sharp Electronics Corporation is attempting to finalize a buyout/takeover from Japan’s Foxconn. This deal would potentially help Foxconn with the manufacturing of the Apple iPhone. Since Foxconn is Apples largest assembler of the iPhone and Sharp Electronics manufactures the glass this deal could benefit both parties. Sharp has been in a…

Kyocera TASKalfa 6551ci / 7551ci

8 Common Misconceptions About Photocopiers

8 Common Misconceptions About Photocopiers Photocopiers are an integral part of life in every office. There are a number of misconceptions about photocopiers that have occurred over the fifty years since they have existed. In this article I will discuss eight of the common photocopier misconceptions. Photocopiers Are Unreliable  If you have worked with a copier,…

buying a copier online

Buying a copier online

Should I be buying a copier online? In this ever changing world more and more people are turning to the internet to buy their office equipment online. Should I be buying my copier online? Believe it or not there was a time when we would pick up the yellow pages, look for a local copier…

Secure scanning

Secure scanning your documents

How secure is scanning to email? If your biggest client wanted to do a document security audit on your scanning processes, how would you fare? Are all of your employees following a secure scanning technique? In many industries today, such as health, finance, and title it is pivotal that large files be scanned and forwarded…