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Headlines: Leading News Stories from August 2023

Summer might be winding down, but there’s still plenty of heat in the news

Sep 5, 2023 8:12:46 AM


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Like time, the news never stops. Staying up to date with all the goings-on and happenings is, at the very least, beneficial from an educational standpoint—but it can be very difficult to keep up with. Thanks to our News Service (which is updated every business day), we cover everything from print to managed IT to smart workplace and beyond. Here, to provide you with a recap of the month that was, we offer up…



Ricoh and Toshiba Tec Integrate MFP Manufacturing Business

As announced in a notice released in May 2023, Ricoh and Toshiba Tec have resolved to proceed with the integration, which will be carried out through a company split effective sometime before June 30, 2024. The partnership will establish a joint venture with both companies as shareholders, focusing on MFP development and manufacturing. (Read more about this story here.)


Konica Minolta Enhances Line of High-Speed Digital Color Production Presses

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has launched the AccurioPress C14000/C12000 Enhanced series of high-speed toner-based digital presses. The company has added to its flagship line of production print color presses, such as new firmware to advanced service capabilities. Performance is improved in cross-directional banding, feed-direction banding, and color registration, according to Konica Minolta.


Ninety Million More Consumers Now Safeguarded from Anti-Paper Greenwashing

Since its inception, the Two Sides North America Anti-greenwashing Campaign has eliminated literally billions of instances of paper-related greenwashing in the United States and Canada. During the first half of 2023, 21 additional companies representing approximately 90 million customers have removed greenwashing messages such as “Go green, Go paperless” from their marketing communications.


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