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  • Monochrome MFPs – Still Selling and Strong

    , Senior Vice President, Product Management and Planning

    In a 2012 IDC report on MFP placements in the U.S., the market research firm showed that monochrome MFP sales far outnumbered color MFP sales.  IDC indicated that the total sales of B&W MFPs in 2012 reached 1,708,384 units, whereas sales of color MFPs totaled only 753,666.  That’s almost one million more B&W MFPs sold in the U.S. than color MFPs.

    As the data shows, monochrome MFP sales are still booming, and despite predictions that sales will decrease in 2013 and beyond, there are many reasons for the continued adoption of B&W devices. (more…)

    From Our Experts, Solutions, Technology

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    Green Electronics, EPEAT and the US Government

    , Senior Vice President, Product Management and Planning

    Green electronics are in greater demand than ever, partly due to the federal government’s requirements surrounding the environmental impact of the electronics they purchase and use. Federal purchasers are now required to buy electronics listed on a global registry known as “EPEAT”. EPEAT requires that products meet criteria in eight environmental performance categories. These categories include factors such as the products packaging, its lifecycle and the types of materials it contains. Today, the US government is in compliance with the requirement that 95 percent of the products it purchases and uses meet the EPEAT standards. (more…)

    Corporate Citizenship, From Our Experts, Sustainability

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