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Rethinking Support: How Predictive Maintenance is Revolutionizing the Print Industry

Posted by Jenni Duke on Oct 17, 2019 10:50:57 AM

It’s coming up on cold and flu season, and many of us are lining up to get preventive maintenance: a flu shot. Preventive maintenance is how most things are maintained and serviced—from human bodies to household appliances. In anticipation of mechanical parts breaking or needing repairs, we schedule service. Oil changes, annual HVAC assessments, and annual wellness exams are all examples of preventative maintenance. We hope that periodically checking the status of a piece of equipment will alert us to upcoming failure, reducing the amount of equipment downtime and the cost of repairs.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Production Print, Technology

MFPs & Copiers: The Difference Between Buying Direct or with an Independent Dealer

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Oct 14, 2019 1:35:41 PM

Remember when shopping for school supplies was fun? When purchasing the right pens, folders, or notebooks was going to make or break the school year—getting you started out organized, ready to succeed? Well, shopping for office technology is shopping for school supplies all grown up and having the right fit for your organization can help put your best foot forward. Not only can having the right equipment save your business time, but streamlining operations with optimized tools saves you money, too.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs

Konica Minolta Honors SumnerOne for 25 Years as a Pro-Tech Service Award Recipient

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on May 20, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that SumnerOne, Inc. has been honored with a 2017-18 Pro-Tech Service Award, an award given to those Konica Minolta dealerships that demonstrate the highest commitment to customer support and satisfaction. SumnerOne also received special recognition for its longstanding excellence, as this marks the 25th consecutive year that the dealership has earned this award.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Technology, Managing Printers

8 Simple and Effective Tips to Save Money on Printing

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Apr 17, 2019 10:15:00 AM

Plain and simple, printing is an expensive part of your business's annual operating budget. It is estimated that the average company will spend as much as 3% of their yearly budget on print-related costs. Discovering ways to save on printing isn't as simple as buying the cheapest equipment or sacrificing quality for a third-party ink cartridge. In fact, cutting corners could end up costing your business more in the long run. These are 8 simple and effective tips for your office to use to cut back on print and supply spend.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Technology, Managing Printers

SumnerOne DIY Projects with Large Format Printing

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Jan 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM

We're living in a world where DIY projects are taking over. Whether you're into creating crafts, furniture, or other products, there's a good chance you've tested your luck with the DIY trend. At SumnerOne we've been working to grow our crafting skills and use the technology we have available to bring our projects to life. Lately, our large format printers have been our main source of letting our creative juices flow. Here are eight of our favorite projects we've worked on recently by using production print technology:

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Topics: SumnerOne Insider, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Production Print, large format print

Announcing the Winner of The Worst Copier in KC - Giving the Basics!

Posted by Carrie Grimsley on Sep 5, 2018 1:00:33 PM

While it may not be the most glamorous title to win, it does come with a few really great perks! For the past two months, SumnerOne has been searching the Kansas City area for “the worst” copier. In total, we heard from 28 organizations begging for the chance to not only win a brand new Canon MFP but the chance to celebrate their win by dropping their old hunk of junk from a 110 ft. tall crane at Union Station. In addition, SumnerOne will provide service and supplies for two years at no cost eliminating at least one headache for our lucky winner.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Events, Kansas City

Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Leasing a New Copier

Posted by Rob Newell on Sep 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

If your business is looking to update its technology, chances are you're going to have a few questions. The questions could be about leasing options, or the capabilities of the technology, and above all, what this upgrade is going to cost you? With that said, we're here to see if we can help answer some of those burning questions.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Technology