Monday, November 9, 2009
This Week in Xerox "TwiX Notes"
Gathered from Print4Pay Hotel Members from around the world and a few moles in very good places!
- Xerox received the 2009 Harold W. Gegenheimer award from NPES, the association for suppliers of printing, publishing and converting technologies. Xerox is the first manufacturer of digital printing equipment to win the award. The award is named for former NPES president, whose innovations helped increase usage of offset printing.
- Xerox announced it sold a DocuColor 8000AP to the Engine Room, a print shop in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Xerox announced it has sold a DocuColor 5000AP and a 700 Digital Color Press to Aldridge Print Group of Mitcham, England.
- Fuji of Japan (which makes most Xerox printers and MFPs), announced that its CEO, Shigetaka Komori, won the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold & Silver Star award from the Japanese government. The award, originally created in 1875, was given to Mr. Komori because of his accomplishments in the industry.