Bell and Howell to Sell, Service RISO ComColor Full-Color Inkjet Printers Announced at GRAPH EXPO
DURHAM, NC—September 26, 2014—Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, and RISO Inc., a leader in digital printing technology, today announced a new North American affiliation. Through their agreement, Bell and Howell will sell and service RISO ComColor high-speed, full-color inkjet printers in North America.
Bell and Howell will be displaying the RISO ComColor in booth 3005 at GRAPH EXPO 14 in Chicago, Sept. 28 through Oct. 1.
"This exciting arrangement allows both companies to achieve our mutual goals of delivering the very best technology, expertise and service to the market," said Ramesh Ratan, CEO of Bell and Howell. "Our customers now have access to one of the widest ranges of high-speed full-color inkjet printer solutions available today. Our commitment to delivering best-in-class solutions is our first priority, and RISO’s excellent reputation, flexibility and leadership in this important market makes them the perfect partner."
Fumiya Tomiyama, president and CEO of RISO Inc, added: "I am very excited about our new agreement with Bell and Howell. With their outstanding service organization and their ‘customer-first’ attitude, we will be able to offer the best solutions and service. Both companies are totally focused on providing solutions and support that exceed our customers’ needs."
Bell and Howell will sell and service the RISO ComColor X1 printer solutions as well as supplies and parts. All are engineered to RISO’s exacting standards, providing customers with the utmost ease of operation, reliability and scalability.
The RISO ComColor products will be offered immediately via Bell and Howell in North America.
RISO ComColor Products
RISO high-speed color inkjet printers offer users a combination of speed, economy, durability and flexibility that can increase the effectiveness of an organization’s documents. Whether in a networked office or high-volume production environment, ComColor inkjet printers get the job done fast.
At 150-pages-per-minute, the ComColor high-volume full-color printer speeds through print jobs; and because this production printer is a no-heat, non-impact inkjet device, its reliability and uptime are superior to toner-based devices. With a small footprint, no special power requirements, and very low power consumption, ComColor is a high-speed color inkjet printer that offers a rich feature set with an incredibly low total cost of ownership.
About Bell and Howell
Bell and Howell is a trusted partner to our customers in their critical touch points with their own customers. Our customers include many of the world’s largest providers in banking, insurance, telecommunications, public utilities, postal, freight operators, governments, and print and mail service bureaus. As the pioneer of production mail-inserting and sorting systems, we have evolved our competencies in service, software and hardware technologies to enrich customer communications and commerce in print, mail and parcels operations and information infrastructure. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest technical service organizations in the industry across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Germany. Headquartered with manufacturing in Research Triangle Park, NC, the company maintains engineering, sales and business presences in Wheeling, IL; Dallas; Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; United Kingdom and Germany.
About RISO Inc.
RISO Inc., headquartered in Burlington, MA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RISO Kagaku Corporation, Japan's leading manufacturer and distributor of high-speed inkjet printers, digital duplicators and supplies. RISO sells high-speed color and monochrome printing solutions throughout the United States and Canada. RISO's high-speed color printers provide fast and affordable full color digital printing for everyday communications, at speeds of up to 150 pages per minute. Its line of digital duplicators includes one- and two-color systems that reliably produce millions of copies, are environmentally friendly, and are easy and inexpensive to use.
Source: Bell and Howell.