Acquisitions, counteroffers, new hires, a major conference, a new partner program, and observations about private equity money in the channel are among last month’s highlights.
In case you missed it or haven’t had the time to visit our website and scroll through every bit of industry news from the past month, what follows are links to what we consider some of the more notable stories of the past month, so you can either recap them at a glance, or if you want more detail, click on the link for more information.
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The recruiting firm Copier Careers reported that it is seeing more dealers make counteroffers to key employees who have given notice.
Joe Contreras joined Epson as commercial marketing executive for office solutions after 18½ years with Toshiba.
The OEMs (Canon, HP, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Ricoh, Sharp, Toshiba, Xerox) weighed in with their insights about the many acquisitions in the channel fueled by private equity money.
The OEMs (Canon, HP, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Ricoh, Sharp, Toshiba, Xerox) discussed their A3 and A4 investment plans.
The HP Reinvent Conference in Houston offered its global partners a vision of the future as well as introduced them to a host of new products, solutions, and services.
UBEO expanded its footprint in Texas with the acquisitions of PrintRX in San Antonio and Braswell Office Systems in Corpus Christie.
Novatech merged with Alpharetta, Georgia-based Managed IT firm DynaSiS.
RJ Young acquired Automated Imaging Systems, serving Monroe and Alexandria, Louisiana.
DocuWare introduced its U.S. Cloud Partner Program, following a year of what it described as exceptional cloud expansion and the launch of a similar program in Germany.
Frank Cannata’s latest Frankly Speaking column offered his perspective on why print is not dead.
Square 9 is out to disrupt service delivery model with GlobalSearch C2 for Business Essentials.
Continuum hired former Global Imaging Systems executive John Schweizer as vice president of office technology.
Konica Minolta announced its 2017-2018 Pro-Tech Award recipients.
We also saw interesting new product hardware, software, and services introductions from Canon, ECI, HP, RSA, and Sharp, and Xerox.
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