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01.07.2021|Business-Inform

BUSINESS-INFORM Review Magazine (issue #32, 2021)

Is In Preparation for Print

Information Agency Business-Inform (Moscow) has started a preparation for print of BUSINESS-INFORM Review Magazine (issue #32, 2021). 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 Leaders, AQCMS News, Marketing, Printing Outsourcing, Information Security and Environmental Safety, Office Equipment and Printing Technology, Printing Supplies and Aftermarket.

The topic of this issue is the Focus on Quality!

This issue contains articles by the leading Global experts on quality of remanufactured and new compatible cartridges, their manufacturing, the results of International Contests for alternative HP and Kyocera printing supplies, OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST 2021-01 and 2021-02, as well as articles and interviews with Nominees and Winners of those Contests.

The AQCMS News section will host the AQCMS and Information Agency Business-Inform conferences materials for Russian corporative buyers of printing devices and supplies.

Information Agency Business-Inform invites manufacturers and suppliers of quality supplies to place their product-ads in BUSINESS-INFORM Review (issue #32, 2021).

The print-run is 20000 copies.

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

The magazine will be on sale (distribution) in September 2021

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

E-mail  bizinform@list.ru



29.06.2021|Business-Inform

We Congratulate the Contest Nominees! 

Moscow, June 28, 2021.- Information Agency Business-Inform and the Russian-based association AQCMS have summed up the results of the First Stage of the International Open Quality Printing Contest (2021-02) and congratulated the companies whose products turned out to be the best!

The Contest Nominees are:

Among alternative HP CF244A, CF283A, CF226X cartridges  PELIKAN (Germany) and UNITON Premium (Russia) branded cartridges;

Among the toners for remanufacturing HP CF244A, CF283A, CF226X cartridges - Mitsubishi (Delacamp), IMEX, HANDAN (HGOA) toners.

The First Stage of the Contest saw the participation by 43 Russian and 17 International brands. It must be noted that within the framework of the First Stage not only the cartridges and toners were tested (presented for the Contest by their manufacturers), but also the compatible cartridges of the most popular brands in Russia specially acquired for their comparative testing from the Russian resellers. The Contest Nominee results are included in the public report The Best Solutions in the Field of Office Printing (2021); and the companies RMS (Russia), Uniton Service (Russia), Delacamp AG (Germany) and Print-Rite Pelikan Solutions GmbH (Germany) have been recommended as suppliers of consumables for HP printing devices for October 2021- September 2022.

All Nominees of the First Stage of the Contest have been invited for participation in the Second Stage for determining of the Contest-winning alternative cartridge and toner. The announcing of the Winners has been planned for July 16th 2021.



23.06.2021|Business-Inform

Global Toner Market Focus on Quality!


Moscow, June 23, 2021 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the results of Global marketing research of the toner market for printers and MFPs as well as the results of testing for quality and sustainability of the best and most popular toners presented on the Russian market.

 

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) organized and held the online-conference, on June 23rd this year, Global Toner Market Focus on Quality! During the conference presented the results of Global marketing research of the toner market for printers and MFPs as well as the results of testing for quality and sustainability of the best and most popular toners presented on the Russian market were presented. The conference saw participation by the representatives of 116 Russian businesses and organizations, 43 laser cartridges remanufacturing centers, as well as the leading Russian and International experts.

 

During the Conference 3 reports were heard:

 Toner Testing Classification, Chemical Composition, Components and Physical Properties (Nori Kawakami, Business-Inform Group)

 

Report Theses:

Toners, their classification and usage in different brands; chemical and abrasive toners, the aspects of their manufacturing and usage in office printing; toner components and their role - polymers, magnetites, pigments, CCA additives, surface additives, etc.; toner formulas and technologies; manufacturing of abrasive toners feeder, extruder, cooling system, grinder, refining and classification unit, etc.; modern productions of abrasive toners and their differences; production of chemical toners and its features; modern productions of chemical toners and their differences; branded toners - Xerox Emulsion Aggregation (EA-toner), HP ColorSphere, Epson AcuBrite, etc.; toner quality and its evaluation in production and office printing usage; toners main characteristics as applied to the evaluation of prints; the testing results of toners produced in US, China, Europe, Japan, India, Korea and Malaysia; using of quality toners is always profitable!; environmental aspects in evaluating of toners quality; International agreements, conventions, directives; the influence of toner on the human health modern requirements towards the particle size and chemical composition; the testing results of toners presented on the Russian and European markets.

 The Modern Toner Market Main Tendencies and Technologies, Global Market Leaders and their Products (Kim Satoshi, Business-Inform Group)

Report Theses:

The modern market of toners Japanese and American manufacturers of quality toners, Chinese manufacturers of popular toners; manufacturing technologies, sales volumes, Global market promotion policies; real and illusory leaders; general tendencies in development of toner productions and information policy of the Chinese companies and the Global market; presenting Global and regional leaders of the toner market and their partners; Japanese manufacturers: Tomoegawa Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Corp., Sakata Inx Corp., Murata Machinery Ltd., IMEX Co., Ltd., Mikasa Sangyo Co., Ltd.; testing of products and local factories; American manufacturers: Color Imaging Inc., Raven Industries Inc., Katun Corp., Static Control Components Ltd.; testing of products and local factories; European manufacturers: Integral GmbH (Germany), CM Technology GmbH (Korea), Imaging Products Manufacturing (Turkey); testing of products and local factories; Korean manufacturers: Cosmo AM & T, Core Imaging Technology Co., Ltd. , S Printing Solution Co., Ltd.; testing of products and local factories; Indian manufacturers: Indian Toners & Developers Ltd., Pure Toners and Developers Pvt Ltd. testing of products and local factories; Chinese manufacturers: ASC Technology (Beijing) Ltd., Cangzhou Huibao Toner Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Cangzhou ASC Toner Production Ltd. , Changzhou Cherio Technology Co., Ltd., Changzhou Tuna Toner Technology Co., Ltd., CET Group Co., Ltd., Everlight/ Trend Tone Imaging, Inc. (TTI), Guangzhou Aumes Digital Technology Ltd. , Guangzhou JSY Co. Ltd., Guangzhou Vivid Print Material Co., Ltd., Handan Hanguang OA Toner, ICMI (China) Ltd. , Nanjing Teshine Imaging Technologies Co., Ltd., Tianjin Synthetic Material Research Institute Co., Ltd. (Comet), WuqiaoHuike Imaging Technology Co. Ltd., Wuxi Jiateng Magnetic Powder Co., Ltd., Wuxi MeiLing Digital Science and Technology Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Guocai Technology Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Yifan Digital Technology Co., Ltd., Royal Precision Technology Co., Ltd., Tianxiang Modern Office Appliance Co., Ltd., Summit Enterprise Pte., Ltd.; testing of products and local factories; the production location matters!; comparative evaluation of prints and the environmental testing of regional markets leaders.

 The Russian Market Leading Suppliers, Popular Brands, their Quality and Sustainability (Stanislav Malinskiy, Business-Inform Group)

Report Theses:

The Russian market of toners 2009-2020 dynamics, tendencies, perspectives; the alternative market, its consumers and suppliers; the economic sanctions change the market and make it more quality-oriented; main manufacturers and suppliers of toner on the Russian market the dynamics of the sales volumes, information, advertising and price policies, quality and sustainability of supplied toners; testing of 20 popular toner brands presented on the Russian market; where are the competence and the quality?; facts and traditional myths of the Chinese and Russian suppliers attention towards the details; defining the best toners and their suppliers for 2021-2022 procurements legislative requirements and invitational contests; the procurement volumes for 2021 and their distribution; winners and nominees of OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST 2021; presenting the best toner brands and their suppliers - IMEX, Mitsubishi, HYB toners and those close enough; presenting the popular toner brands - Handan, TTI, ASC; comparative testing of the best and popular toners quality and sustainability are always profitable!; Russian toners and their manufacturers numbers and facts; Information-Search System The Global Market of Toners, its functional features, contents and development perspectives; using the Information-Search System in planning and preparing of toner procurements for alternative market.

 

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, recommendations, testing results, practical aspects of choice and procurement organizing for quality toners for remanufacturing of cartridges for office HP and Kyocera printing devices. As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #31, 2021) and the special issue of Testing and Quality (issue #23, 2021) by Information Agency Business-Inform.

 

In the end of the Conference, the Participants thanked the organizers and the speakers and expressed the wish to continue the discussion of the urgent issues of the office printing industry within the framework of other AQCMS and BUSINESS-INFORM Group conferences for Russian corporative buyers of printing devices and consumables.

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

BUSINESS-INFORM: bizinform@list.ru, http://sforp.ru/en/ 

 

 


 


18.06.2021|Business-Inform

Quality Cartridges on the Russian Market New Search Possibilities

Moscow, June 16, 2021 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the new developments for buyers of quality toner cartridges on the alternative Russian market.

 

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS) organized and held the online-conference, on June 16th this year, Quality Cartridges on the Russian Market New Search Possibilities. During the conference new developments for buyers of quality toner cartridges were presented, done by the graduates of The Computing Systems, Networks, and Informational Safety department graduates of the Russian University of Transport. The conference saw participation by the representatives of 74 Russian businesses and organizations, 12 laser cartridges remanufacturing centers, as well as the leading Russian and International experts.

During the Conference 3 reports were heard:

  • Quality Cartridges on the Russian Market Tendencies, Testing Results, Sales Volumes, and Main Suppliers (Stanislav Malinskiy, Kim Satoshi, Nori Kawakami)

Theses of the report: The quality toner cartridges: requirements towards quality of prints, the possibility of remanufacturing, environmental safety, informational safety; the global market tendencies; a real fight for quality and environmental safety versus informational manipulations on the market; the Russian market and the Russian legislation: 2019-2021 tendencies; the results of 30 Russian brands of HP and Kyocera compatible cartridges testing; the results of testing of toners and drums for compatible cartridges; the leading Russian suppliers of consumables, the volumes and the range of supplying, advertising and information policy; brand and business-reputation ratings of the Russian supplier-companies, methods of evaluation and their approbation on the data of 2019-2020; the Russian companies and brands who confirmed the quality of their consumables; the alternative market of printing devices and consumables: economic sanctions stimulate the market growth; the suppliers of quality consumables on the alternative market and choosing them in 2021-2025; the Confirmed Quality label and the procedure of receiving it; the responsibility of the supplier-companies; information-search systems for procurement of the quality consumables on the Russian market; perspective developments and those who implement them.

  • Information-Search System AQCMS Quality Label (Stanislav Malinskiy, Vlad Romanov, Nika Bogomolova)

Theses of the report: Information-search system AQCMS Quality Label; the issue of evaluating quality during manufacturing, supplying and procuring of toner cartridges and its possible solutions; controlled parameters and defects in evaluation of prints quality and the quality of cartridges on the whole; controlled parameters in evaluating cartridges and toners environmental safety; the Confirmed Quality label, its use and warranties; Yandex Taxi and Uber Taxi services demonstrate the example of necessary functions set; the choice of software for AQCMS Quality Label database and its buyer-seller applications developments; the issues of informational safety and data protection within the information-search systems;  brands and suppliers of quality toner cartridges presented in the database of the information-search system; the procedures of renewing the information and their implementation within the information-search system; the information-search system functions for collecting empties, their further remanufacturing, utilization or disposal; quality labels and their use in supplying of quality cartridges; the current filling of the AQCMS Quality Label information-search system and the scheduled supplying of quality cartridges for 2021; the test-run of the information-search system, the first results, feedback and suggestions.

  • The Intellectual System of the Optimal Choice of Office Printers and MFPs (Stanislav Malinskiy, Alexey Bavrin)

Theses of the report: The intellectual system Optimal Choice of Office Printers and MFPs, its aims and tasks to be solved; technical-economic aspects of printing device choice; the task of evaluating the cost of printing device ownership and the cost of the printed page, 12 service-models and their usage within the intellectual system; the functions of the intellectual system and the issue of credibility of the initial data; the integration of the intellectual system with the Printing Supplies database and the AQCMS Quality Label information-search system; toner cartridges of high, medium and low quality, their testing and classification, prices and suppliers; the results of Russian and International branded cartridges testing in; the suppliers of quality cartridges on the Russian market and their products in the intellectual system Optimal Choice of Office Printers and MFPs; the application of the intellectual system in evaluating and choosing of the modern laser printers and MFPs of HP, Kyocera, Xerox, Canon, Konica Minolta, and Ricoh brands; presenting the best models and the corresponding consumables; the test-run of the intellectual system, first results, feedback and suggestions.

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speakers the provided information, recommendations, testing results, practical aspects of choice and procurement organizing for quality compatible (both remanufactured and new-built) toner cartridges. As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issue of Testing and Quality by Information Agency Business-Inform.

 

In the end of the Conference, the Participants thanked the organizers and the speakers and expressed the wish to continue the discussion of the urgent issues of the office printing industry within the framework of another AQCMS Online Conference for Russian corporative buyers of printing devices and consumables on the topic of The Modern Toner Market Main Tendencies and Technologies, Leaders of the Global market and their Products; Toner Testing Chemical Composition, Components and Physical Properties; the Russian Market Suppliers, Popular Brands and their Quality,which will take place on 23rd of June.

 

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

Business-Inform: bizinform@list.ru, http://sforp.ru/


 

 

 


15.06.2021|Business-Inform

Quality of Toner Cartridges Tendencies and Perspectives

 

Moscow, June 08, 2021 Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the results of the research of the Russian market of consumables for 2019-2020, as well as the results of the testing of the OEM and the most popular compatible cartridges for office printing on the Russian market.

 

The Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMSorganized and held the online-conference, on June 08th this year, held the online-conference Quality of Toner Cartridges Tendencies and Perspectives. The conference saw participation by the representatives of 119 Russian businesses and organizations, as well as the leading Russian and International experts.

 

During the Conference the report was heard presented by Business-Inform Group:

 

        Quality of Toner Cartridges Tendencies and Perspectives 

(Stanislav Malinskiy Business-Inform Group)


Theses of the report:

The quality of the toner cartridge and its components: quality of prints, the possibility of remanufacturing, environmental safety, informational safety. National and regional methods of prints quality evaluation and their aspects; measured parameters and evaluated defects; environmental safety: main requirements of the Stockholm Convention regarding POPs, RoHS and REACH directives, and the responsibility of cartridge suppliers and sellers for their violation; data safety and the article 138.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia Illegal Turnover of Special Technical Means Aimed at Secretly Obtaining Information; the right for repair and issues of cartridge remanufacturing in Russia; the competence of suppliers corresponds with the quality of their products; the knowledge of methods and the certificates do not guarantee the quality of products!; traditional myths: who and why are spreading them; the audit of web-sites of the Russian supplier-companies: traditional myths come up more often than before; he advertising of the Russian laser-cartridge brands and the results of 2019-2021 testing - where is the quality?; presenting the winners and nominees of the OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTESTs for HP and Kyocera printing devices; where to buy quality products; the leading manufacturers name their official Russian partners and Business-Inform Group finishes the development of business-reputation rating of Russian companies; presenting the AQCMS Confirmed Quality Label; the environmental law and why is it violated, what to expect in 2021-2022; environmentally safe cartridges and who are supplying them into Russia; the real volumes of equipment and cartridge sales on the Russian market in 2019-2021 and the perspectives for 2022-2025; new requirements towards the information safety change the Russian market in favor of buyers interests; alternative market and its regulation; invitation contests and their legal registration; presenting the recommended suppliers for 2021-2022.

The participants of the Conference discussed together with the speaker the provided information, recommendations, testing results, practical aspects of procurement organizing of quality compatible (both remanufactured and new-built) cartridges and toners (for HP and Kyocera office devices). As a nice surprise for all the Conference participants came the new issues of BUSINESS-INFORM Review magazine (issue #31, 2021) and Testing and Quality by Information Agency Business-Inform.

In the end of the Conference, the Participants thanked the organizers and the speaker and expressed the wish to continue the discussion of the urgent issues of the office printing industry within the framework of another AQCMS Online Conference for Russian corporative buyers of printing devices and consumables.

AQCMSinfo@aqcmsrus.ru , https://aqcmsrus.ru/?lang=en

Business-Inform: bizinform@list.ru, http://sforp.ru/



08.06.2021|Business-Inform
 The Winners of OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-01) Are Determined! 

What alternative cartridges and what toners for refilling are the best for Kyocera printers and MFPs?

Declaring the Winners!

36 Russian and 17 International brands have taken part in International OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-01), during which the best alternative cartridges, as well as toners for remanufacturing KyoceraTK-3190 have been determined. 

The organizers of the Contest are Information Agency Business-Inform and the Russian Association AQCMS.

According to the testing results done during the First and the Second Stages of the Contest the Winners are:

New-Built Cartridges: INTEGRAL 12100175 (manufacturer Integral GmbH), HYB TK-3190-48, HYB TK-3190-68 (manufacturer HYB);

Remanufactured Cartridges: GEN TK3190 (manufacturer GM Technology);

Toners for Remanufacturing: MITSUBISHI UT19F5 (supplier Delacamp AG), HYB TG-48, HYB TG-68 (supplier HYB).

The stats of the Nominees and the Winners are included into the public report, The Best Solutions in the Field of Office Printing (2021), which is released by the Information Agency Business-Inform. Apart from that the offers by the Nominee and Winner brands will be submitted by the organizers of the Contest into large Russian companies and public organizations in order for them to evaluate the possibility of supplying those alternative cartridge brands into large Russian companies and public organizations in 2021-2022. 

BUSINESS-INFORM: bizinform@list.ru

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29.05.2021|Business-Inform

The International OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-02) Continues!

Which alternative cartridges and which toners for refilling are the best for HP printers/MFPs? We will declare those brands already on the 11th of June!

43 Russian and 17 International brands have already become participants in the OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-02), where the best alternative HP CF244A, CF283A, CF226X cartridges will be determined, as well as toners for remanufacturing of those cartridges.

The Organizers of the Contest are Information Agency "BUSINESS-INFORM" and the Russian Association AQCMS (The Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers).

The results of the Nominees and Winners of the Contest will be included in the public report: The Best Solutions in the Field of Office Printing (2021), annually released by the Information Agency Business-Inform. In addition, the organizers of the Contest will present the best brand proposals for alternative cartridges for HP printers / MFPs for the Russian large buyers of consumables in 2021-2022.

The application for participation in the Contest continues until June 04th.

The Nominees of the First Stage will be declared on June 11th, the Winner will be declared on July 30th.

Contest (2021-02):

http://printnews.biz/en/2021/04/26/international-open-quality-printing-contest-proposition-2021-02/

Details: bizinform@list.ru



25.05.2021|Business-Inform

Kyocera Cartridges Remanufacturing:

Business-Inform and AQCMS Present the Best Solutions

Moscow, May 12, 2021. - Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers presented the results of testing of the most popular compatible cartridges for Kyocera printing devices on the Russian market, as well as the best solutions for remanufacturing OEM and compatible Kyocera cartridges.

Information Agency Business-Inform and the Association of Quality Consumables Manufacturers and Suppliers (AQCMS), on 12th of May this year, organized and held the online-conference The Remanufacturing of Kyocera Cartridges - Best Solutions and Offers by the Leaders of the Russian Market. The conference saw participation by the representatives of 62 Russian companies and organizations, 14 laser cartridge remanufacturing centers, as well as by the leading Russian and International Remanufacturing Industry Experts.

During the Conference 2 reports were presented by BUSINESS-INFORM Group together with its International partners:

       OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-01): the Results of Testing of Participants Cartridges, and the Best Solutions by the Nominees (Stanislav Malinskiy, BUSINESS-INFORM Group)

Report Theses: the history of contests of office printing quality from 2012 till 2021: methods of testing, choosing the participants, nominees and winners; the Open and the Alternative markets; the buyers of research, preferences for nominees and winners; the collections of the most popular cartridges, the issues of informational and environmental safety; the International OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTESTs: new possibilities for Russian and International companies, suppliers of toners and laser cartridges; new participants of the contest demonstrate new technologies, new solutions, new quality; the advertising, certificates and testing results; OPEN QUALITY PRINTING CONTEST (2021-01): Russian and International participant-brands, who are they?; the method of quality evaluation and the procurement of Russian branded cartridges for comparative testing; we present Russian and International quality evaluation laboratories, which performed the testing; the testing results of new compatible cartridges of the most popular Russian brands are surprising and disappointing; the results of testing of remanufactured cartridges: the issues with prints quality stability remain.

Presenting the nominees best cartridges (INTEGRAL 12100175, GEN TK3190, HYB-TK-3190-48, HYB-TK-3190-68), toners for remanufacturing (IMEX YFX-2, Mitsubishi UT19F5, HYB TG-48, HYB TG-68) and their suppliers: Integral (Germany), GM Tech (Spain), HYB (China), PMC Ltd. (Russia), UNITON Service (Russia). The second tour and defining the winner are ahead.

        The Remanufacturing of Kyocera Cartridges: the Best Experts Present Best Solutions and their Suppliers (Viktor Zakharov (INCOTEC Ltd), Kim Satoshi, Nori Kawakami (Business-Inform Group)

Report Theses: The most popular Kyocera cartridges models and their features: the Global market of toners: tendencies, volumes, and the dynamics of sales, leaders and their regional strategies; the peculiarities of European and Russian markets of quality toners: the suppliers and their regional partners, places of manufacturing and their price policy; the testing of cartridges of the 30 most popular Russian brands; the quality of products corresponds with the competence of suppliers and their dealers; the testing of cartridges by 10 international brands; Russian and International remanufacturers: the issues of prints quality stability and their solutions; technologies are meaningful: what is done by International remanufacturers, and what is not done by Russian ones; requirements towards sustainability of remanufactured cartridges in Russia and Europe: the issues of certification and the control of legal norms implementation; the collection of used cartridges and their recycling in Russia and Europe: the existing requirements and their execution; the potential issues that the corporative buyers in Russia have: from issues with prints quality towards issues with collection an empties disposal; Attention to certificates!; presenting Russian suppliers, recommended for alternative supplying in 2021: PMC Ltd., UNITON Service, BUSINESS-INFORM Group and its European production facilities.

            The participants of the Conference discussed together with the reporters the information presented, the recommendations, the results of testing, the practical aspects of the organizing of the alternative procurement of quality compatible cartridges (both remanufactured and newly-built) and toner for remanufacturing of cartridges for Kyocera office printing devices. A new issue of Expertise and Quality published by the Information Agency Business-Inform came as a nice surprise for all the Conference participants.

            In the end of the Conference, its participants thanked the organizers and reporters and expressed the wish to continue discussing actual issues of the office printing industry during the forthcoming AQCMS online-conferences for Russian corporate buyers of printing devices and supplies.

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

 



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