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What Makes Our Tech Guru Tick?

Every team needs a leader. Here at BLI, Pete Emory has been leading by example for approximately 20 years. Currently our Director of U.S./Asia Research and Lab Services, Emory spent some time telling us about his love of technology and for his family.

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05/17/2016

Oftentimes, the Most Useful Features Are the Most Overlooked

It’s no secret that a Document Management System (DMS) can play a crucial role in eliminating paper-based processes and making document-centric tasks more efficient. Among the most useful features of a DMS solution, however, may be one of the most overlooked.

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05/13/2016

Specialization and Service are Keys to Ricoh’s Growth Strategy

Ricoh’s Tim Vellek took time out of his busy schedule to discuss the impact of the company’s reorganization last year and its emphasis on vertical specialties, “the new world of work” and information mobility.

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05/12/2016

SPLOX Box and a Range of Partnerships Also Contributing to Company’s Future

Boise Paper, which was acquired by Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) in 2013, is the third largest uncoated free-sheet manufacturer in the United States. With three mills and a 2015 revenue of about $1.15B, Boise Paper represents approximately 20 percent of PCA’s sales.

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05/11/2016

A BLI Preview of drupa 2016

With just a few weeks to go until the world’s largest trade show for the commercial and corporate production printing markets opens its doors in Düsseldorf, Germany, BLI caught up with one of the industry’s major players to see what it has planned, and to divine the key messages to come out of drupa 2016.

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05/06/2016

Industry Veteran Talks about Wide Format, Production Print, and Music

Joe Tischner is our U.S. Wide Format Analyst and has been with the company for the past nine years. He took time out of his busy day to give us a glimpse of what he does here at BLI, as well as little bit about himself.

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04/27/2016

Investor Consortium Also Includes Legend Capital

Lexmark International, Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with a consortium of investors led by Apex Technology Co., Ltd. (Apex) and PAG Asia Capital (PAG), under which Lexmark will be acquired for $40.50 per share in an all-cash deal with an enterprise value of approximately $3.6 billion, net of cash.

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04/21/2016

How Will This Affect the Document Imaging Industry?

Back in October 2015, Lexmark announced plans to explore strategic alternatives for its business, which many took to mean they were exploring a major move like splitting the company in separate two entities, selling a significant portion of the company, or to sell the entire company as-is.

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04/21/2016

Learn How to Cut Costs and Be “Green”

Reducing paper waste in your organization’s copy/print stream is a worthwhile goal throughout the year, but the message is especially germane around Earth Day. While much of the paper businesses consume is unavoidable, cutting unnecessary usage can save countless trees and keep untold amounts of chlorine and other chemicals used in the manufacture of paper from entering the environment.

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04/19/2016

How Did These Copiers, Printers and Scanners Perform?

The BLI analysts and lab technicians have been busy producing our latest round of lab and field test reports.

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04/14/2016