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Why is Shredding so Important?

From the Printware Blog on 26th November 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources

There are stories in the media almost daily about identity theft and fraud, which for any business, can be worrying. Ensure that your company is protected against these crimes by destroying important documents regularly. Many offices have the usual set-ups: computers and laptops, photocopiers, colour laser printers and even a fax machine. Is a shredder an essential tool in your business?

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The Pros of Managed Print Services

From the Printware Blog on 18th November 2015 in Consumer Advice, Managed Print

One way for businesses to stay in control of their stock and budget is to implement or incorporate a print managed service. When you consider the cost of equipment, paper, ink and toner, it all adds up. This is especially the case in offices where the printing of anything and everything is rife; perhaps it might be time to introduce a printing policy for your business.

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Make your Printer Work for You

From the Printware Blog on 13th November 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources

The rising cost of printing can be an issue for any business, regardless of industry or profitability. Streamlining your printer usage and management can save your business money, save the environment and save wasted hours spent fixing the printer. Here at Printware, we can't think of anything better so without further ado, here are our top tips to ensure the longevity and productivity of your printer.

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Optimise your Office

From the Printware Blog on 9th November 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment, Resources

Small or large, open space of structured workstations, compact or spread out; whatever situation you are in with your office space, you must optimise the space that you have, to make the most of it. Often left as an afterthought, office workflow and design is integral to any functioning office and can affect productivity and team morale.

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Hot off the Press: 3D Printing Body Parts

From the Printware Blog on 5th November 2015

While 3D printing never really took off at an office or personal level – simply because of logistics, it takes time, resources and is somewhat expensive to run. It has enriched the medical and science industries the ability to develop innovative new ways of treating and caring for people. Now scientists are developing the world’s first ever 3D Bio-Printer...


Spotlight Special: Canon, Ricoh & Printware

From the Printware Blog on 26th October 2015 in News, Consumer Advice, Resources

It is no secret that Printware offers plenty of choice in the way of printers, printing supplies and accessories. One glance at the countless products we have is enough to tell you that whatever your office needs, we are going to have it. But with so many quality pieces of kit to choose from, how do you know what is right for you?


The Importance of Going Green

From the Printware Blog on 20th October 2015 in Environment, Consumer Advice,

Every time we surf the net or shop online, we will likely come across something emphasising the impact that switching to a more eco-friendly lifestyle has. With this type of emphasis on green living, too many companies fall short at the eco-friendly hurdle. With the right tools and mindset, we can all do our part for the environment, without having to compromise on the bare essentials of our business.

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Intriguing Advertising Campaigns

From the Printware Blog on 16th October 2015 in News, Fun Stuff

Over the years, we have been exposed to countless print adverts; pasted on the side of buses, popping up in newspapers and even on the streets, they’re everywhere. As living proof that this marketing technique has most certainly not faded into the background in the shadow of technology, companies are making a conscious effort to optimise their campaigns by utilising this method.


Employee of the Month (Every Month)

From the Printware Blog on 9th October 2015 in New Products, News

Since Canon released the world's first ever inkjet printer in 1985, they have become well-positioned to deliver exceptional products, with a glowing reputation by their side every step of the way. With the company's years of experience, Canon has excelled in catering for offices of all sizes with a green heart; a characteristic demonstrated by their place in the top 56 brands to ensure climate-friendly practices.


3D Printing Meets...Hollywood?

From the Printware Blog on 5th October 2015 in Printing Technology, 3D Printing, Fun Stuff, News,

When we hear about 3D printing, it is usually in relation to the medical, fashion or automobile industry. However, 3D printing and Hollywood go way back, and this technology has seen the success of many movies. So, with yet another industry benefiting from all that 3D printing has to offer, are there any limitations to what this technology can do? 

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3D Printing in the Fashion Industry

From the Printware Blog on 1st October 2015 in News, Printing Technology,

The fashion industry is thriving. Not only does it give designers the chance to showcase their latest collection of clothing for a particular season, but also the fashion industry is constantly connecting with all generations. Far from the traditional ‘needle and thread’ method, many designers are now enlisting the help of 3D printing to assist in the creation process.

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The Importance of Office Evolution

From the Printware Blog on 28th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources

Office evolution is an integral part of any business, operating on any scale; local, national or global. There’s so much you can do without splashing out on a brand new office - but why does a simple shuffle around or a complete renovation of your workspace make such a difference? And how can it impact the work your company carries out? Well, let’s find out.


The Power of Apps

From the Printware Blog on 22nd September 2015

Amazingly, the majority of the technology we rely on today is available in app form, or enhanced by apps, not just from an aesthetic perspective, but also in terms of usability and practicality. Efficient and hi-tech, this kind of software technology can only grow and expand. However, this isn’t the only power of apps. In this blog post, we will highlight just a few, that may be useful for you and your team.

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Why We Will Never Be Paperless

From the Printware Blog on 16th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources, Printing Technology,

Today, the printing market consists of such a variety of models that we can find exactly what we need at the touch of a button. However, with new technology like 3D printing, becoming more integral in different industries, could we be facing a paperless and printerless future? In short, no even though we are starting to rely more on digital storage solutions. So, why will the world never be paperless? Let’s find out.

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Turning Higher Education Facilities into Tech Havens

From the Printware Blog on 14th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, Education, Resources

At face value, stuffy lecture rooms can be extremely demotivating, not to mention debilitating to an individual’s education. However, with the right tools and enthusiasm, they can be a real learning curve for forward-thinking students who are passionate about their course. Let’s discuss how technology can turn your facility into a tech haven.

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Office Furniture: Three Layouts to Try

From the Printware Blog on 11th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment

Achieving the right layout for you and your workers is important in any office. There are so many different layouts to try though; you may be struggling to decide what would be best for your business. Then there is the issue of where to place all of the office tech, including your prized colour laser printer. So, if you’re struggling to find the right layout for you, consider the following options.

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Green Swaps for the Office

From the Printware Blog on 8th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment, News, Resources

The number of businesses working for their green credentials today is on the rise. Not only does this mean more is being done to help save the planet, but it gives companies a chance to find their place in green, green society. You may be wondering what you can do to make the switch from waster to eco-friendly worker. If you're looking for new ways to implement green strategies in the workplace, read on.

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Popular Tech Additions to Offices

From the Printware Blog on 4th September 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources, Printing Technology,

Aside from the classic balance of PCs and standard office furniture, what else are you likely to see in the commercial offices of today? Is new technology scarce, or can you expect to be greeted by a flow of tech throughout the workplace? Technology has undoubtedly become an integral part of everyday office life, so let’s take a look at just three popular tech additions for offices and their input into daily work life.

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How to Streamline an Office Move

From the Printware Blog on 1st September 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources

As exciting as the big office move is, there is a lot of preparation involved, so staying organised and on top of the prep and packing is of the utmost importance. If your employees are feeling a little less enthusiastic about the move, it can be difficult to get everything done and dusted before the big day. We have compiled just a few pointers on how to streamline your office move and get your team involved. 

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Takeover of the Laser in Offices

From the Printware Blog on 27th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources, Printing Technology,

Laser technology is popular in a number of industries today, and a lot of businesses make use of the benefits it offers. Not only is it highly versatile, but it comes at an affordable price too, so everyone, from start-ups to large corporations, can make the most of it. But what are the most popular laser applications in the office?                                     Read on to find out.

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Office Life: Which Printer is Right for You?

From the Printware Blog on 24th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources

Though an office can be a hectic environment, the proper set-up can help to eliminate the little stresses of daily office life. To streamline your business operations and make office life more efficient, you need to start at the roots. In today’s article, we will look at the role different printers play in office life, as well as which printer is right for you.


A Guide to Printing Browser Pages

From the Printware Blog on 21st August 2015

It used to be that when we came across a brilliant page on the internet, we’d face the realisation that printing it was not always an option. One of the most common problems to occur is to do with the formatting of the page itself. It may be that a mixture of important and unnecessary information drags onto another page or perhaps the layout of the page. Here we have compiled a short guide to printing browser pages.

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Green Resolutions for 2015

From the Printware Blog on 18th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment, News, Resources

We're closing in on 2016. That means it is time for a change if you haven't already started to shift bad habits, and what better way to make a difference than to set a few green resolutions for the rest of the year? If you’re struggling for ideas on what these could be, see our tips and resolutions to see how you can do your part, as well as save money and time.

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Office Set-Ups For Start-Up Businesses

From the Printware Blog on 14th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources

If you are a start-up business, you will, no doubt, require your own office where you and your employees can work comfortably. So, if you are finding yourself in a bit of a rut in terms of office set-up, read on. Today we will look at just a couple of ideas for office design and how they will help with streamlining and maximising business operations.

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Evolve Your Office with Printware

From the Printware Blog on 12th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources, Environment, News

Here at Printware, we recognise the importance of maintaining a tech-friendly, productivity-enhancing workspace. As such, we offer a number of services and products to help you and your company on its way to bigger and better prospects. Not only do we offer everything from installation services to leasing options, but we also supply a wide range of technology and office furniture to help you on your way.

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Staying Green this Summer

From the Printware Blog on 10th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment, News, Resources

Here at Printware, staying green is important to us. Not only is it vital for the planet, but it can also help you save some pennies along the way. With summer on its way too, what better time to start implementing green practices and get everyone involved in something new and exciting in the office, to banish those summer blues spent indoors.

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Buildings Created by 3D Printing

From the Printware Blog on 7th August 2015 in Printing Technology, 3D Printing, Fun Stuff, News,

Printing, in general, has come a long way. Today, we are blessed with inkjet and colour laser printers at our disposal, however one type of printer has captured a lot of press attention recently. In the past few years, 3D printing has been a part of some impressive projects and with industries making use of this technology every single day, who knows where it could take us next? Well, we might have an idea.

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Why Choose Kyocera

From the Printware Blog on 5th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources, News

Since 1959, Kyocera have been providing us with innovative solutions in the form of quality technology. Well-known for their line of printers, Kyocera actually specialise in a fair few fields. Here at Printware, we stock an array of Kyocera printers, but if you’re wondering why you should choose this brand, read on. In today's article, we will take a look at just a few reasons Kyocera stand out from the crowd.


3D Printing in Higher Education

From the Printware Blog on 4th August 2015 in Education, 3D Printing, News

There are so many courses available, each targeting a variety of careers, personalities and, above all, skillsets. From archaeology to art and design, there really is something for everyone. In terms of tech, there is also room for it to slot into how universities and colleges operate, course by course, and day by day. In today’s post though, we will be taking a look at one piece of technology, in particular; 3D printing.


Spotlight Special: HP and Canon Printers

From the Printware Blog on 2nd August 2015

If you’ve read any of our previous Spotlight Specials, you will know that here at Printware, we are very proud of the brands we deal with and the way they benefit our customers.That’s why we’ve shone the spotlight on two of the world’s best-known computing and printing brands, below. Read on to find out more about Canon and Hewlett-Packard.

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