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22.05.2022|Business-Inform

The Russian Market of Printing Devices and Supplies 2022: New Realities, Tendencies, and Perspectives

Moscow, May 19, 2022 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the new results of the research of the Russian market of office printing equipment and supplies.

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) held the Conference, on May 19th this year, The Russian Market of Printing Devices and Supplies 2022: New Realities, Tendencies, and PerspectivesDuring the Conference the new results of the research of the Russian market of office printing equipment and supplies, the realities caused by the Western economic sanctions, tendencies of the reforming of the Russian market, and its perspectives for 2022-2023 were presented. A special attention during the Conference was paid towards the issues related to the practice of procuring of printing devices and corresponding supplies in the conditions of the sanctions. The Conference was held in hybrid-format (physical presence and on-line). The Conference saw participation by the representatives of 132 Russian businesses and organizations.

During the Conference 2 reports were heard:

        The Russian Market of Printing Devices 2022: the Sanctions-Related Issues and the Corresponding Solution (speaker Stanislav Malinskiy, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The Russian market 2022: the stats of supplying for January-April; the open, the parallel and the alternative markets: recommended suppliers, the conditions, and the potential volumes of supplying; the growth of the alternative market: the volumes of supplying, the evaluation of the product quality, customs facilities and the requirements of information security; the fall of the open market: forecasts, myths, and the manipulations by the leading distributors; OEMs have left the Russian market and that is splendid; the parallel market: the sanctions opened new possibilities, tendencies and market leaders; new Russian projects in the field of import replacement and their perspectives; sanctions the driver of the industry of printing devices and supplies remanufacturing.

        The Quality Leaders: We Are Presenting You the Products of Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line (speaker Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The testing of the consumables quality in Russia: methods, accredited labs, 2020-2022 tests and their results; the quality leaders on the Russian market, their production and products: we are presenting you the products of Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line and their Russian suppliers.

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, the perspectives of the Russian market, the conditions and the volumes of the supplying of printing devices and consumables in 2022-2023. A special attention by the Conference participants was paid towards the companies recommended as suppliers for 2022-2023.

As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #34, 2022) and its appendix Testing and Quality (April 2022).

At the request of the Conference participants, the next conference The Russian Market of Printing Devices and Supplies: the Issues of Information Security and Environmental Safety will be organized on May 24th to be held in hybrid-format (physical presence and on-line).

AQCMS: info@aqcmsrus.ruhttps://aqcmsrus.ru/?lang=en

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27.04.2022|Partners News|Business-Inform

HYBs Branding Month Celebration

HYB has started different activities of celebration for the Branding Month (from April 18th to May 18th 2022) in order to celebrate the success gained from their multiple brands and products lines.

HYB has 24 years of expertise in the field of photocopier imaging supplies and has won the preference of more than 900 importers in 105 countries who are loyal to their products and services. The owner and senior management have learned the fact that dealers and distributors for copier machines, consumables and spare parts always stick to work with trouble-free products with a good reputation.

An article dedicated to HYB and its products was published in the BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue 35, 2022), as well as on the website of the Information Agency "Business-Inform" in Russian and English.



31.03.2022|Business-Inform

New Brands of Printing Devices Model Ranges, Perspectives, Testing and Quality Evaluation

 

Moscow, March 31, 2022 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the new brands of printers, MFPs and copiers, recommended for supplying into Russian organizations in the environment of 2022 sanctions.

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) organized and held the Conference, on March 31st this year, New Brands of Printing Devices Model Ranges, Perspectives, Testing and Quality Evaluation During the Conference new brands of printers, MFPs and copiers, recommended for supplying into Russian organizations in the environment of 2022 sanctions were presented. The Conference was held in hybrid-format (physical presence and on-line). It saw participation by the representatives of 198 Russian businesses and organizations, as well as the representatives of leading Russian and International suppliers of printing devices.

During the Conference 3 reports were heard:

  • New Brands of Printing Devices Model Ranges, Perspectives, Testing and Quality Evaluation (the reporter Stanislav Malinskiy, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: Main tendencies of the Global office printing industry; COVID-19 pandemics, economic sanctions and their influence on demand/offer correction on the Global and the Russian markets in 2022-2023; new Chinese brands of laser printers/MFPs (Avision, Deli, Elean, Foundertech, G&G, Lenovo, Xiaomi) and their perspectives on the Russian market, the results of prints quality testing; the issue of provision of information and environmental safety and its solution; the Russian realities and the updates on the Russian legislation; the supplies into Russia of printing devices and consumables in 2021 what the International market researchers have missed; the alternative supplies onto the Russian market in 2021-2022 and their influence on the decrease of the open market; the fall of sales on the open market (-8%) and the growth of sales on the alternative market (+32%); the main perspective of 2022, the growth of alternative market by 115-130%; practical recommendations in solving issues in 2022-2023.

  • Sanctions the Driver of the Russian Remanufacturing Industry for Printing Equipment and Consumables (the reporter Stanislav Malinskiy, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The alternative supplies the basis for stability of the Russian market and reliable protection against sanctions; the cutting in supplying of popular printing equipment brands and the growth of supplying of quality consumables will provide the development of the Russian remanufacturing industry; the growth in the number of remanufacturing centers the evident tendency supporting the growth of alternative supplying; the development of the industry the growth of employment, economy and sustainability on the Russian market; are the intellectual property rights being reserved in the Sanctional conditions and who actually keeps them; new impulses for development of the Russian remanufacturing industry; the supplying of newer brands provide for new possibilities; Russian printers, MFPs, toner: the reality of import substitution and popular myths; we present new offers by the suppliers of printing devices and corresponding consumables for 2022.

  • The Quality Leaders We Are Presenting to You the Products of Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line (the reporter Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The Russian testing of printing supplies quality: methods, accredited laboratories, testing done during 2020-2022 and the results; the Quality leaders on the Russian market, their production sites and products: we are presenting to you the products by Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line and their Russian suppliers.

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, offers by suppliers of well-known and new brands of printing devices and corresponding supplies, as well as testing results of printing and sustainability of the new brands products. They also paid special attention towards the issue of planning and organizing the procurement of the printing devices and supplies in the Sanctional environment.

As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #34, 2022) and its appendix Testing and Quality (March, 2022).

AQCMS: info@aqcmsrus.ruhttps://aqcmsrus.ru/?lang=en

BUSINESS-INFORM: bizinform@list.ruhttp://sforp.ru/



29.03.2022|Business-Inform

The Actual Issues of Cyber-Security in the Field of Office Printing


Moscow, March 29, 2022 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the new results of the research on office printing equipment vulnerabilities as well as the recommendations on their removal.

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) organized and held the Conference, on March 29th this year, The Actual Issues of Cyber-Security in the Field of Office Printing. During the Conference the new results of the research on office printing equipment vulnerabilities found in Russian and International organizations as well as the recommendations on their removal were presented. A special attention was paid towards the issues of the usage of the document workflow systems (IT-outsourcing, MPS, using newly built and remanufactured cartridges) in the environment of sanctions. The Conference was held in hybrid-format (physical presence and on-line). It saw participation by the representatives of 214 Russian businesses and organizations, as well as the leading Russian experts and the field of the information security.

During the Conference 3 reports were heard:

Printers, Copiers, MFPs and Cartridges the Sources of Vulnerabilities. The Audit of Printing Devices in Russian Organizations during 2021-2022: the Results, Conclusions and Recommendations (the reporter Stanislav Malinskiy, The Russian University of Transport)

The Report Theses: Office printing and its organizing: legal, administrative, and program-technical aspects; micro-program, system, and applied software: the vulnerabilities open and hidden, methods of passive and active protection; the leading manufacturing-brands of printing devices and the policies in the field of providing information safety; printing devices Brother, Canon, HP, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Lexmark, Ricoh, Xerox  the vulnerabilities are known and published, why arent they removed; the vaccination doesnt guarantee the protection against the viruses; the passive and actives protection measures and legislative restrictions on their use; the audit of printing devices in Russian organizations in 2021-2022: the main results and conclusions.

The Procurement and Usage of Printing Devices in the Sanctional Environment: New Suppliers, New Ways to organize the Supplies and Payments, New Issues of Information Safety (the reporters Stanislav Malinskiy, Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: 2022 sanctions and their consequences to the Russian market, Russian companies and organizations; sanctions a driver for the industry of remanufacturing printing devices and supplies; are the intellectual property rights being reserved in the Sanctional conditions and who actually keeps them; new suppliers: we are presenting to you the printing devices by new Chinese brands: the testing of quality, sustainability and cyber-security. The conditions and volumes of supplying in 2022; the issues of information and cyber security must be solved before the supply starts; 2022-2023 tendencies and perspectives for the Russian market. 

   The Quality Leaders We Are Presenting to You the Products of Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line (the reporter Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The Russian testing of printing supplies quality: methods, accredited laboratories, testing done during 2020-2022 and the results; the Quality leaders on the Russian market, their production sites and products: we are presenting to you the products by Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB Toner, UNITON Premium Green Line and their Russian suppliers.

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, the research results on vulnerabilities of office printing devices found in Russian and International organizations in 2021-2022, as well as recommendations on their removal. They also paid special attention towards the issue of planning and organizing the procurement of the printing devices and supplies in the Sanctional environment.

As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #34, 2022) and its appendix Testing and Quality (March, 2022).

According to the request done by the Conference participants, the next Conference: New Brands of Printing Devices Model Ranges, Perspectives, Testing and Quality Evaluation will be organized on March 31st, and will be held in hybrid mode (physical presence  and online) format. 

 

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20.03.2022|BUSINESS-INFORM REVIEW|Business-Inform

BUSINESS-INFORM Review Magazine (Issue #34, 2022), 

News from the World of Office Printing and Supplies 

Information Agency Business-Inform web-site displays a new issue of the quarterly magazine, BUSINESS-INFORM Review (issue #34, 2022). The magazine readers are the specialists in the field of the office printing devices, supplies, and parts.

More than 30 articles have been published in the magazines main sections: Global Industry Leaders, Russian Market News, Marketing, Print Outsourcing, Information Security and Environmental Safety, Office Equipment and Printing Technology, Printing Supplies and Aftermarket.

In the Global Industry Leaders section there is a published article by Volker Kappius (Delacamp AG) Fire-and-Forget NBCs? and an interview with Andrey Blinov (Static Control Components) Static Control Offers Quality Products at a Bargain Price.

In the Russian Market News section there are interviews with Marina Chromova (RMS ltd.) We Are Always Open For Cooperation and Igor Loginov (Clever Bros. Group) The World Has Changed Radically and So Have the Business And All People In It, as well as press-releases by AQCMS: The Issues of Informational Safety New Threats for Office Printing Devices and the Corresponding CountermeasuresRussian Toner Market in 2021 Focus on Quality!, Remanufacturing of Printing Devices New Issues in the Field of Information Security, AQCMS Educational Centre Has Finished the Professional Retraining of Specialists

In the Marketing section we have placed an article by Louella Fernandes (Quocirca) Print Industry Trends and Predictions 2022, as well as a number of articles containing forecasts for the development of printing industry in 2022. 

In the Print Outsourcing section there are also articles by Louella Fernandes  (Quocirca) How zero-trust security can bolster MPS provider offerings, MPS and Managed IT: Convergence or Conflict?, and a short note Osnovnoi Postavshik offers its partnership.

The Information Security and Environmental Safety section contains the article by Malinskiy Stanislav (Russian University of Transport) The Criminals Are Uniting, and Cyber Threats Are Growing, as well as the following articles: Konica Minolta to Raise the Level of Cyber Security for Customers, EU: Businesses Find It Difficult to Reduce Environmental Footprint, In 2022 Business Will Face Even Harsher Cyber-Threats.

In the Office Equipment and Printing Technology section there are articles and press-releases: Epson Factory Acquires Platinum RBA Rating, Epson Rolls Out New Photo Printer, Konica Minoltas AccurioPress C14000 and C4080 Series Are Fogra Certified, Konica Minolta Will Promote RPA ROOMY bots Complex.

 In the Printing Supplies and Aftermarket section we have the following articles: Konica Minolta Updates on the Explosions on Its Factories, and HP Embraces Remanufacturing?, Worldwide Toner Powder Shortage: India Polyton Wants To Set Up 10 Mini-Mono Manufacturing Plants Across the Country, Progeasy Chip Resetter Successfully Copes with Annoying OEM Firmware Updates.

Especially for international specialists, several articles dedicated to the Russian and International markets have been presented in English (see English Pages section). 

The digital version of the magazine can be found on Business-Inform agencys web-site

The printed version can be ordered starting from 30th of March, at the Business-Inform distribution department (www.sforp.ru, email: bizinform@list.ru, tel. +7 495 988-6146, Moscow, Barabanniy Lane, 4 (building 6)), Moscow specialists can purchase the magazine in RMS company shop (https://ramis.ru/, +7 495 542-5098, Moscow, Medoviy lane, 4 (building 5)).



15.03.2022|Business-Inform

The Organizing of Printing Devices and Consumables Supply in the Sanctional Environment

Moscow, March 15, 2022 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented new solutions on organizing the supply of printing devices and consumables into Russian organizations in conditions of the Sanctions.

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) organized and held the Conference, on March 15th this year, named The Organizing of Printing Devices and Consumables Supply in the Sanctional Environment. During the Conference new solutions on organizing the supply of office printers, MFPs, copiers and corresponding consumables into Russian organizations in 2022-sanctional conditions were heard. The Conference was held in hybrid-format (physical presence and on-line). The Conference saw participation by the representatives of 216 Russian businesses and organizations, as well as by the representatives of the leading Russian and International printing devices and consumables supplier-companies.

During the Conference 3 reports were heard:

                        Organizing the Supply of Printing Devices and Supplies in the Environment of Sanctions (speaker Stanislav Malinskiy, Business-Inform Group)

The Report Theses: The Russian market in 2019-2021: the dynamics and main tendencies; the fall of sales on the open market (-8%) and the growth of sales on the alternative market (+32%); new sanctions, new issues, and ways to solve them; the main perspective for 2022 the 115-130% growth of the alternative market; new leader brands and the new supply conditions; presenting the new Russian and International suppliers and their offers for alternative 2022 Russian market.

                        The Best Non-OEM Cartridges and Toners for Brother, Canon, HP Printing Devices We Are Presenting to You the Contests Winners of 2021-2022 (speaker Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

 

                        Quality Leaders: We Are Presenting the Products of Static Control, Mitsubishi, Imex, Integral, HYB (speaker Alina Savinova, Business-Inform Group)

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the practical aspects of new solutions for organizing office printers, MFPs, copiers, and corresponding consumables supply into Russian organizations and businesses in 2022. A special attention of the Conference participants was paid towards the provision of information security as well as towards the issues of quality testing and control organizing for procured products in 2022.

As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #33, 2021) and its appendix Testing and Quality (February, 2022).



16.02.2022|Business-Inform

Remanufacturing of Cartridges and Printing Devices

New Issues in the Field of Information Security

   Moscow, February 15, 2022  Information Agency Business-Inform together with the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the new results of research on information security issues for remanufactured cartridges and remanufactured printing devices, as well as recommendations on solving them.

         Information Agency Business-Inform together with the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS), on 15th of February, this year, held the Conference Remanufacturing of Cartridges and Printing Devices New Issues in the Field of Information SecurityDuring the Conference the results of the research were shown concerning the new vulnerabilities found in office printing devices in Russian and International organizations in 2021, as well as the recommendations on how to remove them. During the Conference, a special attention was paid towards the new issues of informational protection of businesses corporate networks, related with a practice of using remanufactured cartridges and remanufactured printing devices. The Conference saw the participation by 217 specialists of Russian commercial and public organizations, as well as from the leading Russian and International experts in the field of information security.

During the Conference 2 reports were heard and 3 demonstrations were shown:

        The Vulnerabilities of Printing Devices Require Constant Attention and Immediate Solution (speaker Stanislav Malinskiy, Russian University of Transport)

The report theses: Office printing and its managing. Microprogram, system and applied software: vulnerabilities (evident and hidden). Methods of passive and active protection. The leading manufacturing brands of printing devices and their policy in the field of information security provision. The research shows that hundred thousands of printing devices connected to the Internet remain unprotected and vulnerable against the attackers. All printing devices used in corporate networks require constant attention from information security departments, especially the remanufactured printing devices and remanufactured cartridges. CVE-2021-39238 (CVSS score: 9.3) vulnerabilities in 150 HP LaserJet and HP PageWide series models, and how to remove them. CVE-2021-3438 (CVSS score: 8.8) vulnerabilities in 380 HP LaserJet, Samsung CLP, Samsung MultiXpress, Xerox B205/B210/B215 series models, and how to remove them. Why has that vulnerability remained uncovered for 16 years? CVE-2021-20868, CVE-2021-20869, CVE-2021-20870, VE-2021-20871, CVE-2021-20872 vulnerabilities in Konica Minolta bizhub models: patches are there but the printing devices remain unprotected. CVE-2022-23968 (CVSS score: 7.8) vulnerability in Xerox VersaLink and Xerox WorkCentre models: why since 2019 until January 2022 the manufacturer wasnt able to release patch? The update of microprogram software of printing devices doesnt guarantee informational safety. Passive and active methods of information security in Russian organizations and legislative limitation of its implementation. Why well-known vulnerabilities remain unfixed for a long time? The audit of printing devices in Russian organizations in 2021: main results and conclusions.

        Remanufacturing of Cartridges and Printing Devices New Issues of Information Security (speaker Stanislav Malinskiy,  Russian University of Transport)

The report theses: Remanufacturing is one of the most important elements in solving environmental issues. The remanufacturing of printing devices: methods of assembly and remanufacturing, the evaluation of functionality and quality of remanufacturing. Presenting GM Technology (Spain) and its products. The vulnerabilities of printing devices the up-to-date issue of information security for most business-networks. Microprogram software of printing devices and its updating during remanufacturing. The amount of problems of information safety grows. Laser printer and MFP cartridges and their remanufacturing; presenting quality and the most popular brands and solutions. OEM and non-OEM chips and their reprogramming; what do the OEMs and the chip-programming tool makers conceal? Threats to business information security in using remanufactured printing devices and cartridges (both  and compatible ones). 

Demonstrations of the threats and the vulnerabilities for specific printing devices:

Demonstration 1: Vulnerabilities of the most popular office printing devices presented on the Russian market. We find and analyze known vulnerabilities and the possibility of their exploitation by attackers (speaker - Stanislav Malinskiy, Russian University of Transport)

Demonstration 2: Vulnerable printing devices on the Internet. We showcase thousands of vulnerable devices from leading OEMs. Demonstrating printers with known vulnerabilities: new patches have not been installed! (speaker - Sergey Ivanov, Information Security Agency "Business-Inform")

Demonstration 3: Reprogramming of printing devices and cartridge chips. We demonstrate and analyze new threats and vulnerabilities (speaker - Alexander Titov, INCOTEK)

         The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, the results of the research on the vulnerabilities found in office printing devices in Russian and International organizations in 2021, as well as recommendations on their removal. A special attention of the Conference participants was paid to wards new issues in information security of corporate networks related to the practice of usage remanufactured cartridges and remanufactured printing devices.

         As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #33, 2021) and its appendix Testing and Quality (February, 2022).

AQCMS: info@aqcmsrus.ruhttps://aqcmsrus.ru/?lang=en

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09.02.2022|BUSINESS-INFORM REVIEW|Business-Inform

BUSINESS-INFORM Review Magazine (Issue #34, 2022) 

Is in Preparation for Print

Information Agency Business-Inform (Moscow) continues to prepare for print of BUSINESS-INFORM Review Magazine (issue #34, 2022). The magazine is aimed at the specialists of office printing devices, supplies and parts industry.

The main magazine sections are:

       Global Industry Leaders,

       Russian Market News,

       AQCMS News,

       Marketing,

       Print Outsourcing,

       Information Security and Environmental Safety,

       Office Equipment and Printing Technology,

       Printing Supplies and Aftermarket.

The Topic of this Issue is Results-2021 and Prospects-2022 in the Office Printing Industry

The print-run is 20000 copies.

The magazine will be on sale (distribution) in March 2022

The digital version of BUSINESS-INFORM Review can be found on the Information Agency Business-Inform web-site, http://sforp.ru/birevieweng/ .

Regarding the placement of ads and information in the magazine, please contact us: 

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