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The New Technology: Printers as a Service

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Printers have changed a ton in recent years. From a normal part of everyday operations to a critical component in functions and security, printers are always proving to be a necessary piece of equipment, even as workflows change.

Here's a new update on printers – with advanced technology and changing use patterns, printers are less an object in your office and more a service.

United Business Technologies is committed to making your printers feel like a service, not an obligation. How? Read on!

Understanding Waste In Order to Save on Print

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Print waste is real, and that's something most business managers already know. From pages that are thrown away to unused consumables, printing supplies to repair costs, printing is expensive.

Add in the value of employee time spent troubleshooting printers, ordering supplies, and working on general print oversight, and you might be astounded by the costs.

To fix these costs, looking into the waste will show you where there are savings to be found.

Improve ROI with a Well-Matched MFP

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Printers in today’s workplace are incredibly different from 30 years ago. Some features improve workflows in addition to creating better quality, output, and speed.

Also, security has become a major checkpoint for printers. With new, ever-adapting ways to protect your information, printers are also a critical component of a comprehensive security plan.

UBT's ColorFALL Showcase

UBT's ColorFALL Showcase

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm

Featuring demonstrations of the latest Canon production digital presses, multifunction devices, and wide format printers, along with security and software solutions to help you reduce costs and streamline your office workflow, while securing and safeguarding your data.

Attendees will be entered to win a 3-Day Nemacolin Getaway, $500 Tysons Corner Shopping Spree, Apple Watch, Amazon Alexa Show, 65” TV, and more great prizes!

How Production Print Increases Marketing ROI

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When you get marketing materials in the mail, what do you do with them? Sometimes, you may recycle them, but you almost always read them, right?

Printed materials still have a significant ROI for marketing, so it's not something you want to ignore. Now more than ever though, it seems that it's costly for companies to print high volumes of materials, or to print large or uniquely shaped mailings.

4 Fiscal Benefits of Outsourcing Print

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Managed print is a service that flashed onto the market a few years ago. As it becomes more prevalent, some businesses may have overlooked the available service and what it can do for your business.

Managed print services have expanded, become more advanced and easy to use, and made some significant strides in saving companies money.

Are you wondering if you can get in on the deals? Read on for more on the financial savings involved with rediscovering this efficient service.

Pros and Cons of Managed Print Services

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Printing is a critical function of most offices, but it can also be an expensive aspect of a company that can even become unproductive and wasteful. Outsourcing print to managed print services has the potential to cut costs while increasing productivity. As any manager would, you may want to understand the pros and cons first.

UBT Welcomes New President, COO

GAITHERSBURG, MD, September 5, 2019 - United Business Technologies (UBT), Washington and Baltimore's largest independent document imaging company handling Canon, Xerox, HP and Toshiba products, with additional direct service facilities in New York and Los Angeles, named Stu Wise its President, Chief Operating Officer on Tuesday.

Stu Wise comes to UBT after having spent 35 years with ComDoc, one of the largest Global/Xerox dealerships at $170 million in annual revenue.  Stu held various positions at ComDoc from Sales Representative to Sales Manager to Vice President of Sales to Regional President responsible for three separate geographic markets in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.  

In his new role as President, COO at UBT, Stu will be responsible for all field operations including sales, service, and operations personnel.  Armen Manoogian, UBT’s Chief Executive Officer, as well as UBT’s ownership and staff, look forward to Stu’s leadership and experience in shaping UBT’s future while continuing to grow the company.

Essential Printer Considerations

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As an office manager, business owner, or IT professional, you are aware that data security is a new priority across networks and office equipment.

This is why there is a new list of considerations for those looking to purchase a printer, and even for those upgrading. If it's been a while since you last purchased an HP multifunction printer or copier, it may be time to update your equipment solely because of advanced technologies available. You don't want to underestimate the power of hackers and cyberattacks when faced with limited print and network security.

Why Businesses are Switching to In-House Production Print

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The most successful businesses are continually making changes to improve efficiencies and money management. Does that describe your business? 

Even if it does, there are often aspects of a business that are ripe for improvements that you may not have thought about. For example, an office print environment is something that is ignored when making cost improvements but can be an area of significant savings.