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The False Economy of Cheap Toner

The costs of running a business can add up, so whenever you can snag a great deal on office supplies, it may seem like a great way to save. When it comes to printer toner, however, toner at too-good-to-be-true pricing might save you a few bucks now, but just might cost you in the long run. Here’s why...

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Benchmark Celebrates 25 Years in Business

On this day in 1994, we opened our doors for business.

Twenty-five years later, Benchmark has grown to more than 80 employees covering 12 locations, while serving over 2,000 customers across the Southwestern United States.

We’re excited to celebrate Benchmark’s 25th year in business with the communities we serve. We are grateful for all of our customers who have been so loyal to Benchmark over...

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How To Order Supplies From Benchmark

So you’ve been using your new machine for awhile now which means it might be time to place your first supply order. Whether you are enrolled in one of our traditional cost-per-copy agreements or a managed print program with Benchmark, ordering supplies for your office equipment is easy.

Supplies can be ordered in any of the following ways:

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Is Your Copier Paper Affecting your Print Jobs?

Unless you’re a paper buff, chances are you’ve never really had deep thoughts about the kind of paper you use in your copier. Maybe you “just buy whatever is on sale” each month or pick up a few cases of the “basic stuff” on your wholesale club runs.

A little known fact to many multifunctional printer (MFP) users is that paper type can drastically affect not only device performance and output...

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Five Things You Should Stop Doing With Your Printers Immediately

There’s an old saying that hindsight is 20/20, and if you knew then what you know now you would have done things differently. This is often the case when businesses pause and actually assess their printing environment. Things like:

  • How much is actually being printed throughout your entire organization
  • Whether or not you have redundant devices (multifunctional copiers, desktop printers, fax...
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Five Tips for Cleaning Your Copier

As much as your copier is used in a day, when was the last time you took notice and cleaned it?Copiers have all kinds of doors, drawers, trays and crevices—the exact places that loose particles love to creep into and wreak havoc. In most cases, your copier is maintained during routine service calls from your equipment provider, but the in-between times are bonus opportunities for you to make...

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Workflow Automation Isn’t Just For the Big Guys Anymore

Many entry-level production print customers think that print workflow automation is only for the big guys--either because implementation seems too complicated, or because their print volumes are too low.

Recent advancements in this game-changing technology can help even the smallest commercial printers and central reproduction departments (CRDs) streamline operations to save on both production...

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ConnectKey Apps That Streamline Tasks for Teachers

On average, teachers spend half of their working time on non-teaching activities. With ConnectKey Technology from Xerox, educators can now get back time spent on some of the unavoidable administrative tasks that come with teaching. From connecting to learning management systems (LMS), to automated grading and proofing applications, here are just a few of Xerox’s latest ConnectKey apps that,...

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Today's Lesson Plan: Does Your School Have the Latest Printing Technology?

It's never too soon to prepare for back-to-school, and we know mid-July is prime time to get ready for students to head back to class.

Over the summer, 25 Wichita Falls ISD campuses were fully equipped with a new fleet of multi-function printers and production presses. All 171 of their new units are programmed with the technology necessary to promote the most efficient learning and teaching...

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Is It Time for Your Company to Do a Marketing Refresh?

Overtime, all things need a refresh—paint, tires, wardrobes, even your marketing. Even though bringing marketing materials in-house can sound like a daunting task (especially when you have always outsourced it) you might be surprised at how easy it can be with the right equipment.

The good news is that digital printing has reached a point that you can barely tell the difference between a...

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