The Key Point Blog


Christine Dunne

Will Firms Move to Personal Printers or Just Be More Careful?

As many employees begin returning to the office, a key question for our industry is: How will print behavior change? This blog explores CDC regulations and how they will affect print structures within US companies.



Carl Schell

Guidance from Norwegian Print Advisor

The contrast in the dealer landscape in Europe versus the United States is stark. Hardly a profound statement considering the difference in countries, languages, and currencies, but it bears repeating.



Anne Valaitis

Working through the Pandemic and Modeling for the Future

InfoComm, the AV industry’s preeminent tradeshow, went virtual this year. The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association that produces InfoComm made the decision to organize a large-scale virtual experience.



Jamie Bsales

Threat Grows as Employees Work from Home for the Foreseeable Future

There is a newly uncovered security vulnerability possibly lurking in hundreds of millions of Internet-capable devices sold over the past 20-some-odd years that includes printers and other IoT devices home-based employees rely on.



German Sacristan & Eve Padula

AccurioJet KM-1e Accelerates Growth with the Industrial Print Market

On June 24, 2020, Konica Minolta Europe held an analyst press conference to announce its AccurioJet KM-1e digital inkjet press. This B2 + sheetfed UV color inkjet production press is designed to accelerate Konica Minolta’s growth within the industrial printing markets.



Eve Padula

Smart Selling in the Midst of a Pandemic

On a global scale, sales representatives are finding it impossible to sell the way they used to—face-to-face meetings are difficult, many prospects haven’t yet returned to their offices, and businesses and consumers remain on high alert about a likely resurgence in cases as the economy starts to reopen.



Lee Davis

Automation Saves the Day, Again

We are approaching the deadline to file for taxes in the US, and many don’t have the time to organize and enter information from their tax documents into their accounting system. We can look to Epson’s Workforce ES-500WR and 300WR scanners to help.



Riley McNulty

An Update to the April Survey

Charting a course of action during this pandemic has proven to be a daunting task. The diverse range of economic data doesn’t help.



Christine Dunne

Coronavirus, Economy Driving Factors in Latest Plans

Office equipment manufacturers are preparing for a prolonged impact from COVID-19 in the way people work and print. This post will discuss several ways OEMs are reworking their strategies to address this reality, highlighting key examples.



Anne Valaitis

Planning and Preparedness

As the COVID-19 pandemic slowly recedes, organizations need to devise and implement plans to bring workers back to the office safely. Konica Minolta’s Return to Work initiative enables companies to manage employees during their return to the office environment.