Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Xerox is introducing two new solid-ink color printers, designed by the company's team in Wilsonville.
Tektronix invented the solid ink printer 21 years ago, then sold the technology to Xerox in 2000 for $950 million. Solid ink uses blocks of waxy ink that feel like crayons instead of liquid cartridges or toner found in inkjets and laser printers.
Xerox has marketed solid ink as a lightweight, relatively inexpensive way to give offices the option to add color. Today's new printers, the ColorQube 8700 and 8900, aim to bring that option to small and independent businesses.
Read more at OregonLive.com.