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MELVILLE, N.Y. and PALO ALTO, Calif. February 13, 2018 - Today at the One Canon press and analyst event in Hollywood, FL Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., with over 78,000 customers, announced it has selected Vera to provide technology designed to help protect Canon customers’ intellectual property and critical business information. By embracing a data-centric approach to security, we’ve entered into a new and exciting era where the old paradigm of perimeter-based approaches are no longer the unquestioned norm. Together with Vera’s encryption and data protection technology, Canon Solutions America can now provide its customers with the technology to help protect their data anywhere, any time and give them the ability to control access to that data at the file level.

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 13, 2018 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the new WorkForce Pro WF-C5000 Series. Powered by PrecisionCore printing technology, the printers feature Epson’s innovative Replaceable Ink Pack System technology in a new compact form factor for a streamlined, efficient workstation. With print speeds of 24 ISO ppm (black/color) and a fast first page out with no warmup time, the WF-C5000 Series drives productivity. Businesses can save up to 45 percent on total printing costs vs. color laser, can print up to 5,000 ISO pages without changing the ink packs, and minimize user interventions with auto two-sided capabilities and large paper tray capacities up to 830 sheets with an optional second paper tray.

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (February 13, 2018) — Toshiba America Business Solutions’ groundbreaking hybrid copier, the e-STUDIO 4508LP, continues to receive industry accolades earning the Better Buys 2018 Innovative Product of the Year award for best monochrome copier.   

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackford Capital, a national private equity firm headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., announced its investment in Reno, Nevada-based Online Tech Stores (or "OTS"), a wholesale distributor of aftermarket imaging supplies and accessories, including: laser printer toner cartridges, ink cartridges, toner, copier toner, ribbons, thermal fax consumables, and other products and peripherals. OTS is Blackford's latest investment in its National Growth Practice, which invests in companies throughout the U.S., and the twelfth portfolio company currently invested in by Blackford Capital. Debt financing was provided by Fifth Third Bank, with support from syndicate partners Union Bank and Zions Bank, and OFS Capital Corporation. Corporate Finance Associates represented Online Tech Stores in the transaction.

Kansas City, MO — The Business Technology Association’s (BTA’s, www.bta.org) 2018 Spring Break event, hosted by BTA Southeast, will be held March 15-16 at the Roosevelt in New Orleans, Louisiana. The hotel discount deadline is Feb. 20, so register today to reserve your room.

February 9, 2018 - Boise, Idaho - Print Tracker is proud to announce its strategic collaboration with Dealer Commander.  Their mutual customers can now request to have device volume detail gathered by Print Tracker and uploaded to the Dealer Commander database for automated invoice generation using Dealer Commander’s exclusive Machine Management System (MMS) module.

FREMONT, California -- February 8, 2018 -- During the recent EFI Connect users’ conference in Las Vegas, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced the addition of the EFI VUTEk HS125 F4 and HS100 F4 inkjet presses for “Fast Graphics” out-of-home applications to its industry leading lineup of hybrid flatbed/roll superwide-format products. The two new printers reconfigure the eight ink channels of the VUTEk HS series platform in a CMYK x 2 setup, efficiently addressing the need for cost-effective production on banners, billboards, building wraps and similar applications.

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2018 - Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced key senior executive appointments that will help continue to expand the company’s position as an innovative and forward-thinking industry leader. These internal moves represent Canon Solutions America’s commitment to elevating its own leaders and putting them in a position to succeed, both personally and professionally.

North Canton, Ohio —Visual Edge Technology, Inc. has acquired Zymphony Technology Solutions, a leading provider of managed IT solutions, cloud technologies, cybersecurity, and hosted IT solutions. The Zymphony acquisition plays well into Visual Edge’s national managed IT services strategy and their goal to be one of the largest US-based independent providers of total office solutions.

Palo Alto, CA, Feb. 5, 2018 — Today HP Inc. expanded its 3D printing portfolio with the introduction of its new Jet Fusion 300 / 500 series of 3D printers, the industry’s first 3D printing technology to enable manufacturers to produce engineering-grade, functional parts in full color, black or white – with voxel control – in a fraction of the time of other solutions. Depending on configuration and color preference, the Jet Fusion 300 / 500 series is available starting in the $50,000s, enabling small- to medium-sized product development teams and design businesses, entrepreneurs, and universities and research institutions to access HP’s industry leading Multi Jet Fusion printing technology.