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New UTec Ease-FiL Line offers an environmentally-friendly way to save money

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Frankfurt, Germany - Today, Union Technology International (MCO) Co., Ltd. (UTec), the global leader in third-party digital imaging supplies, introduced its new line of refillable toner and ink cartridges at the Remax tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany. The new Ease-FiL line features remanufactured toner and inkjet cartridges designed to be refilled easily without any mess or requiring any tools. In addition to easy-to-refill cartridges, Ease-FiL bundles include high-quality replacement ink and toners to refresh the cartridges so they can be fully utilized through their complete lifecycle. Consumers are able to significantly reduce their printing costs by reusing the inkjet and toner cartridges they previously would have thrown into a landfill after one use.

"Our new Ease-FiL products benefit both our customers and the planet," says UTec general manager Iris Ngo. "We have increased the toner and ink loads in our remanufactured Ease-FiL cartridges so they deliver significantly more pages than other remanufactured cartridges on the market." Each Ease-FiL remanufactured cartridge ships with a pre-measured container of either ink or toner to refresh spent cartridges quickly and easily. Ngo estimates consumers save between 150% and 200% by using the new replacement cartridges and refilling them when they are empty.  "Not only do our Ease-FiL customers dramatically lower their printing costs, they also feel good knowing that by refilling and reusing spent cartridges, the cartridge remains useful until the end of its life. It was not discarded prematurely," says Ngo.

It takes just minutes to refill Ease-FiL inkjet and toner cartridges. The inkjet cartridges consist of a recycled print head guaranteed for a minimum of three full cycles and three replaceable ink tanks. When empty, the fresh tanks snap back into the cartridge after the spent tank is removed. Very simple. Each Ease-FiL toner cartridge can also be quickly refilled using specially-designed prefilled toner bottles. A customized plastic bag is provided to remove the waste toner so it can be disposed of neatly. After the waste toner is removed, the cartridge is recharged using the fresh toner bottles via a port in the side of the cartridge, which is secured tightly with a leak-proof plug.  

UTec's new Ease-FiL products are produced by its manufacturing partner, Print-Rite Unicorn Image Products Co., Ltd. of Zhuhai. Print-Rite cleans and tests each print head for the Ease-FiL inkjet cartridges to ensure it performs flawlessly through three cycles. Likewise, each Ease-FiL toner cartridge is rebuilt using a long-life OPC drum designed to deliver top performance for at least two full cartridge cycles. Reusable Ease-FiL cartridges are the latest line of digital imaging products manufactured by Print-Rite that save consumers money and reduce waste. The company manufactures hundreds of REACH-compliant products recognized as environmentally-friendly. Most Print-Rite products are certified as "green" through one or more programs like Blue Angel, China Environmental Labeling, and White Swan, as well as others.

The new Ease-FiL line includes three different kits for refilling Hewlett-Packard's CB435A, CB436A, and Q2612A monochrome cartridges, which are used in the LaserJet 1012, P1005/1006, and P1505 printer and all-in-one families. Ngo says that UTec will soon release kits to refill cartridges employed by other HP monochrome devices such as the LaserJet P2035 and the P2055DN as well as kits for color cartridges including those used in the Color LaserJet 1600/2600 and P2014. For inkjet cartridges, UTec offers Ease-FiL kits featuring black and tricolor cartridges and tanks for Canon machines like the PIXMA iP1200/1300, which employ the Canon PG-40 black inkjet cartridge and the Canon CL-41 tricolor cartridge. According to Ngo, UTec will also offer a range of Ease-FiL products for Hewlett-Packard's most popular inkjet printers and all-in-one units including the HP 56 black and HP 57 tricolor cartridges.




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