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RISO Earns Two Buyers Laboratory Spring 2005 Digital Duplicator "Pick of the Year" Awards

Spring 2005

RISO Earns Two Buyers Laboratory Spring 2005 Digital Duplicator “Pick of the Year” Awards

Hackensack (NJ) – BLI continues to recognize outstanding new products during “BLI Picks Month” with today’s announcement of the 2005 “Pick” winners in the Digital Duplicator category.

Displaying outstanding performances and value, two new digital duplicators from RISO Inc. have merited selection as BLI “Picks.” They are the RISO RZ220UI, with support for up to 8-1/2” x 14” imaging, and the RZ390UI, with support for up to 11” x 17” imaging.






BLI Laboratory Test Technician Tony Maceri commented, “These units not only displayed the outstanding reliability that BLI has come to expect from digital duplicators, but also proved to be extremely economical choices, making them worthy ‘Pick’ recipients.”

“RISO is committed to making it possible for any company or organization to enjoy the benefits of digital printing. Our end users have varied requirements and budgets, and we strive to meet each of those needs,” said Bob Gregorowicz, senior product manager. “The RZ series of Printer-Duplicators allows them to obtain the speed, flexibility, reliability, and high quality that they require, at affordable prices. RISO is pleased that these RZ Series Printer-Duplicators have been recognized as Pick of the Year by Buyers Laboratory.”

Stay tuned for additional “Pick of the Year” announcements every Monday and Wednesday throughout the month of June in the remaining categories:

June 15th Fax-Based MFPs
June 20th Segment 3 & 4 Copier-Based MFPs
June 22nd Segment 1 & 2 Copier-Based MFPs
June 27th Segment 5 & 6 Copier-Based MFPs; Color MFPs
June 29th Special Achievement/Recognition Awards

Complete coverage on all of the winners will be available to BLI subscribers in the July Digital Imaging Review newsletter. If you are not a subscriber you can purchase a copy of the special “Pick” issue by calling Buyers Lab at 201-488-0404.

Previous awards, can also be viewed by registering at Buyers Lab's website,

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In response to significant subscriber demand, Buyers Lab has added Field Test Reports to its menu of products and services. These supplements to BLI’s unique and extensive Lab Test Reports provide subscribers with preliminary product assessments as soon as possible after products are introduced. As a result, Buyers Lab is able to meet its subscribers’ needs for quick and early product reviews, while continuing to provide them with the comprehensive product assessments that are only available from a BLI Lab Test Report.

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