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Higher yield means greater value

At a time when some OEMs are reducing the capacity of their toner cartridges it is worth noting that Print-Rite often offers compatible cartridges with higher yield than OEMs – meaning even greater value for money. Our cartridges offer equivalent performance to OEM products, and the high page yield will be particularly attractive to MPS […]

Firmware update warning

Print-Rite Europe would like to deliver an important message to all end-users of its compatible products – DO NOT UPGRADE YOUR PRINTER FIRMWARE. In recent months a number of OEMs have used unnecessary firmware updates to their printers as a way of locking out aftermarket compatible cartridges and therefore forcing users to purchase expensive original […]

Join us at OCTA 2019 and REMAX

Key issues for the compatible consumer industry will be in the spotlight when Print-Rite stages its OCTA 2019 event during REMAX World Expo in China next month. REMAX is the largest trade show for the office equipment and consumables industry, in the print consumables capital of the world – Zhuhai. Print-Rite’s OCTA event will take […]

Pelikan Printer Consumables brand relaunch

For more than 180 years, the Pelikan brand has been supplying generations of customers with stationery all over the world. Now the famous brand’s printer consumables arm is set to relaunch. Please contact us for more details of the Pelikan products we can supply. Here key people behind Pelikan, across Europe, talk about the past, […]

Print-Rite standards ensure hazard-free products

Following the recent discovery of a hazardous material in some new-built compatible cartridges being sold in Europe, Print-Rite customers have been given total reassurance that all Print-Rite products comply with the most rigorous regulations. Earlier in 2019, ETIRA (European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association) found the hazardous substance – decaBDE – in a series of […]

RT Media reports on Print-Rite Pelikan expectations

Respected industry experts – RT Media Co – are currently reporting on the ‘Billion dollar expectations for Print-Rite Pelikan in Europe’. In an interview with Print-Rite Europe CEO, Steve Weedon, RT Media’s David Gibbons discusses Steve’s glittering track record and plans for the future. Watch the interview here

Amazon’s recent takedowns highlight patent infringement dangers

Latest figures revealed in The Recycler – the trade magazine for the toner and inkjet remanufacturing industry – show that Canon has had a busy 12 months in pursuing companies selling products on Amazon which they believe have infringed their patents. The Recycler reports that Canon has successfully removed 1,153 product lines being offered by […]

Print-Rite’s PR3 dongle gear solution is 100% patent safe

A perfect example of Print-Rite design innovation and commitment to 100% IP products is our own patented PR3 gear solution. Canon has confirmed our PR3 products do not infringe any of the asserted claims of the patents asserted in the recent ITC case. More specifically, Canon confirms our PR3 products, including NL-CE505 (III), NL-CF280X (III), NL-CF226A […]

Compatible colour copier kit series launched

Available to PRE-ORDER now! Please contact your account manager for further details and to place an order. To enquire about opening an account please contact us on 01773 761 246 or contact us here We have no relationship with, or collaboration with, the OEM, who we refer to for description purposes only.

We’ve got Kyocera covered!

If you haven’t checked out or Kyocera range of toners for a while, now may be the time, as we have a fantastic selection – all 100% PATENT-SAFE and offering smart savings and high margins. These are the Kyocera Printers we have cartridges for… Kyocera ECOSYS P4040dn/P4035dn Kyocera FS-9530DN / FS-9130DN Kyocera ECOSYS M8124cidn printer […]

The state and future of the consumables industry

“Some of us are busy and some of us are busy complaining” to quote Debasish Mridha, which aptly sums up the state of the consumables industry at this point in time. Valid complaints are all well and good, a distraction from the main business of the day perhaps, but when valid, complaining in the correct […]

Brother TN-2420 from Print-Rite unaffected by firmware update

Print-Rite customers have been reassured that a firmware update for the Brother TN-2420 cartridge has had no adverse impact on the Print-Rite compatible cartridge. The announcement comes after extensive testing and evaluation, proved that the Print-Rite TN-2420 cartridge is unaffected by the update and still works perfectly in the following printers… DCP-L 2510 D DCP-L […]

Online ordering – we’re live!

Ordering printer consumables from Print-Rite has always been a rewarding experience, but now it’s easier too! We have just launched a comprehensive online ordering system, integrated into our website, allowing registered customers to click on the ‘Sales Portal’ link and start shopping. A feature of our online ordering is the incredibly simple ‘Quick Order Form’ […]

Stunning 3D printer offer for schools and libraries

To help more schools and libraries make the move into 3D printing, CoLiDo has put together a highly attractive offer. Schools and libraries can grab a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer free when they purchase 1kg of filament at £27 per month for a minimum period of 12 months. Entry into 3D printing has never been […]

Come and see us at Paperworld 19

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at next year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the inspiring range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 26-29 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth C80 […]

3D Pens inspire young engineers

Our fabulous 3D Pens played a starring role at the ‘Future Engineers’ event held at the Railway Museum in York. The event, held over half-term, encouraged young people to give their problem-solving skills a work-out alongside scientists and engineers, through a range of hands-on activities. Our partners, MakerEd UK, ran a series of sessions throughout […]

Canon drops Intellectual Property case

As reported in The Recycler – ‘Canon has confirmed that Print-Rite’s PR3 products do not infringe any of its patents currently the subject of an ongoing ITC case.’ See the story here

Celebrating the Champagne Moments

Here at Print-Rite Europe, instead of Employee of the Month we have recently been trying the new idea of a Champagne Moment. Staff are being asked to nominate their colleagues for any moments that stand out each month, ranging from fun reasons to big achievements. The lucky winner each month is rewarded with a bottle […]

Lift off for 3D printing remote road repair

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a CoLiDo 3D printer attached to a drone! We are always fascinated to hear of the many and varied uses our 3D printers are put to by inventive individuals, but we believe this one really does raise the bar – a printer as part of […]

Print-Rite CEO talks intellectual property

Print-Rite CEO, Arnald Ho was the special guest on a recent video produced by the Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong, which focused on the growth of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region and its key cities. During the interview with Astrid Chan, filmed in a stylish setting over a plate of sophisticated desserts produced by […]

3D in demand at education event

The Colido 3D printing experience was in the spotlight at this year’s hugely successful ‘Get Up To Speed With Stem’ – a careers event for young people held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. The event, now in its eighth year, aims to ‘introduce, inspire, inform and interact’ with young people, to highlight […]

Sean scoops employee award

Flying the flag for the Packing Department is our latest Employee of the Month winner – Sean Boylan. Sean’s duties include picking and packing orders. He also plays a key role on the Ideal World account. Among the comments made about Sean by his colleagues were… “For working hard with 3D and Ideal World.” “Continuous […]

Page Yield explained

In the product descriptions of our inkjet and toner cartridges we always mention the number of pages you can print with it. This way, dealers and users can easily compare our printer cartridges to those of other brands. But how is the page yield actually measured? And what method is used? Print-Rite explains – In […]

Jasmin gets the vote!

Our latest Employee of the Month is Jasmin Davies – who scoops the award for the very first time. Jasmin joined us in October last year and works for PRP Solutions in Customer Service. A few of the comments made about Jasmin by her colleagues, and why they voted for her, included… “For her hard […]

A great performance at Paperworld

Our visit to Frankfurt for the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – Paperworld – was a resounding triumph! There was a great buzz about this year’s event and our team had the chance to meet many of our exisiting customers, and hold very positive meetings with potential new customers. The Print-Rite stand was […]

We link-up with MakerEd UK in exciting schools 3D print partnership

A partnership which will help inspire the next generation of engineers and creatives has been forged with the UK’s leading ‘maker education’ provider. The agreement will see SteamWorks, in association with Print-Rite’s Colido brand, launch MakerEd UK – an exciting new programme of training, equipment, support and coaching for junior schools across the UK. This […]

Come and meet us at Paperworld

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at this year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the eye-catching range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 27-30 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth B49, […]

Quick step to award for Kirby

Kirby, who only rejoined our team in the summer, has been chosen as our Employee of the Month by her colleagues. Among the tributes paid to her by those colleagues, were… “For doing a good job leading Team PRP” “Always helpful.” “Battling through the hard times.” “The best dancer at our Christmas party!”

Enterprise honour for Print-Rite

Our parent company, Print-Rite, has announced it has been awarded the coveted title of China’s National Demonstration Enterprise of IP Rights. The honour was bestowed on Print-Rite by the China Intellectual Property Bureau, and it becomes the only company to be honoured in this way to date. Currently, Print-Rite has more than 2,662 registered patents, […]

Our Black Friday deals

We’re getting into the Black Friday spirit by slashing a massive 15% off a whole collection of popular products. These great offers are available only on 23 and 24 November – so you will have to act fast. Orders can be placed by calling +44 (0)1773 761246 or emailing – sales@printrite-eu.com

Andrew appointed General Manager

Andrew Doherty has been appointed General Manager at Print-Rite Europe and, with 36 years at the company, it would be hard to find anyone better qualified to take on the role. Andrew started work in the printer consumables business at Trent 300 in 1979 as a packer. He then went on to work on the […]

Billie’s hat-trick of awards

Congratulations to our latest Employee of the Month – Billie! Billie was part of the export side of the Customer Administration Team (CAT) but got promoted and will take on a dual role of PRE Stock Administrator and PRE Marketing Assistant starting this November. Billie is known for going the extra mile. Next to her […]

Showing our metal with 3D award

Print-Rite’s place at the vanguard of 3D metal printing development has been recognised with a prestigious award. The company has been awarded the 7th Hong Kong Innovative Technologies Achievement Award for its 3D metal printing technology. The award has been given by the Hong Kong Federation of Innovative Technologies and Manufacturing Industries, and will be […]

Kalina’s flying start

Recent arrival at Print-Rite Europe, Kalina, has made an instant impact with her colleagues and at the end of her first full month was voted Employee of the Month. Kalina is originally from Bulgaria, and joined the Customer Administration team on a temporary basis. She quickly impressed and her position was made permanent. Positive comments […]

Customers go 3D with prize printers

Our recent prize draw to win a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer generated a great response, and two winners have now received their prizes. The UK winner was European Office Supplies and their team is pictured here. Our Export winner was Ostbayerischer from Germany, pictured below. Thanks to everyone who entered!

PR-2 Dongle Gear keeps resellers safe

Dongle gear within toner cartridges and patent infringements have been a hot topic for some time, but now the issue is starting to get really serious – and costly – for the resellers of the products in question! Canon are the owner of HP’s patents and are currently serving ‘cease and desist’ demands on SME […]

Accreditations – what do they actually mean?

For any of you that read my previous blog, you may remember that I mentioned looking for toners from suppliers with the right accreditations. So, following on, I am going to list some explanations of certain accreditations that are used in the toner industry.

Non-OEM toner but from a reputable manufacturer – it all adds up!

How many time times do you hear people say, “Don’t buy compatible or remanufactured toner cartridges because they damage your printer”? You may have even said it yourself. Due to the amount of low quality toner cartridges that are manufactured without stringent quality control and by clone manufacturers with no industry accreditations, I can understand […]

Cake and coffee for charity

We’re all partial to coffee and a slice of cake here at Print-Rite Europe so it was an easy decision to get involved with Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Our Coffee Morning will take place at our offices – 7 Amber Drive, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire NG16 4BE and we would love to see […]

Larissa joins the team

Our marketing team has been boosted with the arrival of  new intern, Larissa van Wijngaarden. Larissa was born and raised in the Netherlands, or more specifically, Rotterdam. She’s 21 and has a passion for singing and dancing. She is studying International Business and Languages (IBL) at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Commented Larissa: “Before […]

Chris lands employee award

Many of our customers will be familiar with the latest winner of our Employee of the Month award – Chris Whiteman. Although Chris has many existing customers, his colleagues voted for him due to his performance in hunting for new business during July. Congratulations Chris!

Welcome back Kirby

A familiar face is back in the Print-Rite Europe team! Our admin department has been strengthened with the return of Kirby, who was with us between January 2012 and December 2015.

Pelikan and Print-Rite announcement

Pelikan International Corporation Berhad (Pelikan) and Print-Rite Holdings Ltd. (Print-Rite) would like to jointly announce the agreement between both groups, wherein Print-Rite would take-on the sales and distribution and enter into a brand licensing arrangement for the printer consumable business with effect from 1 July 2017. We believe the transaction will be beneficial to our […]

CoLiDo printer winners

Happy owners of a brand new CoLiDo Compact 3D printer are the team from Cartridge UK in Oxford, after they were randomly selected from the names of everyone who responded to our recent Customer Satisfaction Survey. Pictured is Bill Thompson from Cartridge UK getting ready to un-box the prize. Many thanks to everyone who took […]

Dawn’s our top employee for May

Congratulations to Dawn who has been voted Employee of the Month for May by her Print-Rite Europe colleagues. Dawn, who joined us in February this year, is part of the Customer Administration Team and her key duties are to input, check, dispatch and take payments on all UK orders. Among the many flattering comments made […]

Double celebration for Michele

It was double celebration time for our European Sales Executive, Michele Frigo, recently – he marked five years with Print-Rite Europe at the same time as being named Employee of the Month. Michele’s key duties include looking after our existing customers in both UK and Italy, working with the Account Management Team and dealing with […]

Putting print to Paperworld

This year’s Paperworld proved the ideal showcase for Print-Rite Europe’s printer consumables and exciting range of 3D printers, with orders taken and partnerships forged. The stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show, in Frankfurt, attracted excellent visitor numbers, with the Print-Rite stand a very popular destination. Old and new customers met with the team to […]

CoLiDo set to make UK TV debut!

Print-Rite Europe’s offices have been a buzz this week as the team, and our products, prepared for their big TV debut! A camera crew and production team from the Create and Craft Channel spent two days with us in Langley Mill, filming our CoLiDo 3D printers in action and interviewing members of staff about the […]

Showing what we are made of!

This year’s TCT Show at Birmingham NEC proved a big hit for Print-Rite Europe with our team kept busy throughout the two days, providing advice, information, tips, and collecting a significant number of new orders along the way too. The Show is a world leader in 3D printing and additive manufacturing and this year attracted

Higher yield means greater value

At a time when some OEMs are reducing the capacity of their toner cartridges it is worth noting that Print-Rite often offers compatible cartridges with higher yield than OEMs – meaning even greater value for money. Our cartridges offer equivalent performance to OEM products, and the high page yield will be particularly attractive to MPS […]

Firmware update warning

Print-Rite Europe would like to deliver an important message to all end-users of its compatible products – DO NOT UPGRADE YOUR PRINTER FIRMWARE. In recent months a number of OEMs have used unnecessary firmware updates to their printers as a way of locking out aftermarket compatible cartridges and therefore forcing users to purchase expensive original […]

Join us at OCTA 2019 and REMAX

Key issues for the compatible consumer industry will be in the spotlight when Print-Rite stages its OCTA 2019 event during REMAX World Expo in China next month. REMAX is the largest trade show for the office equipment and consumables industry, in the print consumables capital of the world – Zhuhai. Print-Rite’s OCTA event will take […]

Pelikan Printer Consumables brand relaunch

For more than 180 years, the Pelikan brand has been supplying generations of customers with stationery all over the world. Now the famous brand’s printer consumables arm is set to relaunch. Please contact us for more details of the Pelikan products we can supply. Here key people behind Pelikan, across Europe, talk about the past, […]

Print-Rite standards ensure hazard-free products

Following the recent discovery of a hazardous material in some new-built compatible cartridges being sold in Europe, Print-Rite customers have been given total reassurance that all Print-Rite products comply with the most rigorous regulations. Earlier in 2019, ETIRA (European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association) found the hazardous substance – decaBDE – in a series of […]

RT Media reports on Print-Rite Pelikan expectations

Respected industry experts – RT Media Co – are currently reporting on the ‘Billion dollar expectations for Print-Rite Pelikan in Europe’. In an interview with Print-Rite Europe CEO, Steve Weedon, RT Media’s David Gibbons discusses Steve’s glittering track record and plans for the future. Watch the interview here

Amazon’s recent takedowns highlight patent infringement dangers

Latest figures revealed in The Recycler – the trade magazine for the toner and inkjet remanufacturing industry – show that Canon has had a busy 12 months in pursuing companies selling products on Amazon which they believe have infringed their patents. The Recycler reports that Canon has successfully removed 1,153 product lines being offered by […]

Print-Rite’s PR3 dongle gear solution is 100% patent safe

A perfect example of Print-Rite design innovation and commitment to 100% IP products is our own patented PR3 gear solution. Canon has confirmed our PR3 products do not infringe any of the asserted claims of the patents asserted in the recent ITC case. More specifically, Canon confirms our PR3 products, including NL-CE505 (III), NL-CF280X (III), NL-CF226A […]

Compatible colour copier kit series launched

Available to PRE-ORDER now! Please contact your account manager for further details and to place an order. To enquire about opening an account please contact us on 01773 761 246 or contact us here We have no relationship with, or collaboration with, the OEM, who we refer to for description purposes only.

We’ve got Kyocera covered!

If you haven’t checked out or Kyocera range of toners for a while, now may be the time, as we have a fantastic selection – all 100% PATENT-SAFE and offering smart savings and high margins. These are the Kyocera Printers we have cartridges for… Kyocera ECOSYS P4040dn/P4035dn Kyocera FS-9530DN / FS-9130DN Kyocera ECOSYS M8124cidn printer […]

The state and future of the consumables industry

“Some of us are busy and some of us are busy complaining” to quote Debasish Mridha, which aptly sums up the state of the consumables industry at this point in time. Valid complaints are all well and good, a distraction from the main business of the day perhaps, but when valid, complaining in the correct […]

Brother TN-2420 from Print-Rite unaffected by firmware update

Print-Rite customers have been reassured that a firmware update for the Brother TN-2420 cartridge has had no adverse impact on the Print-Rite compatible cartridge. The announcement comes after extensive testing and evaluation, proved that the Print-Rite TN-2420 cartridge is unaffected by the update and still works perfectly in the following printers… DCP-L 2510 D DCP-L […]

Online ordering – we’re live!

Ordering printer consumables from Print-Rite has always been a rewarding experience, but now it’s easier too! We have just launched a comprehensive online ordering system, integrated into our website, allowing registered customers to click on the ‘Sales Portal’ link and start shopping. A feature of our online ordering is the incredibly simple ‘Quick Order Form’ […]

Stunning 3D printer offer for schools and libraries

To help more schools and libraries make the move into 3D printing, CoLiDo has put together a highly attractive offer. Schools and libraries can grab a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer free when they purchase 1kg of filament at £27 per month for a minimum period of 12 months. Entry into 3D printing has never been […]

Come and see us at Paperworld 19

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at next year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the inspiring range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 26-29 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth C80 […]

3D Pens inspire young engineers

Our fabulous 3D Pens played a starring role at the ‘Future Engineers’ event held at the Railway Museum in York. The event, held over half-term, encouraged young people to give their problem-solving skills a work-out alongside scientists and engineers, through a range of hands-on activities. Our partners, MakerEd UK, ran a series of sessions throughout […]

Canon drops Intellectual Property case

As reported in The Recycler – ‘Canon has confirmed that Print-Rite’s PR3 products do not infringe any of its patents currently the subject of an ongoing ITC case.’ See the story here

Celebrating the Champagne Moments

Here at Print-Rite Europe, instead of Employee of the Month we have recently been trying the new idea of a Champagne Moment. Staff are being asked to nominate their colleagues for any moments that stand out each month, ranging from fun reasons to big achievements. The lucky winner each month is rewarded with a bottle […]

Lift off for 3D printing remote road repair

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a CoLiDo 3D printer attached to a drone! We are always fascinated to hear of the many and varied uses our 3D printers are put to by inventive individuals, but we believe this one really does raise the bar – a printer as part of […]

Print-Rite CEO talks intellectual property

Print-Rite CEO, Arnald Ho was the special guest on a recent video produced by the Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong, which focused on the growth of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region and its key cities. During the interview with Astrid Chan, filmed in a stylish setting over a plate of sophisticated desserts produced by […]

3D in demand at education event

The Colido 3D printing experience was in the spotlight at this year’s hugely successful ‘Get Up To Speed With Stem’ – a careers event for young people held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. The event, now in its eighth year, aims to ‘introduce, inspire, inform and interact’ with young people, to highlight […]

Sean scoops employee award

Flying the flag for the Packing Department is our latest Employee of the Month winner – Sean Boylan. Sean’s duties include picking and packing orders. He also plays a key role on the Ideal World account. Among the comments made about Sean by his colleagues were… “For working hard with 3D and Ideal World.” “Continuous […]

Page Yield explained

In the product descriptions of our inkjet and toner cartridges we always mention the number of pages you can print with it. This way, dealers and users can easily compare our printer cartridges to those of other brands. But how is the page yield actually measured? And what method is used? Print-Rite explains – In […]

Jasmin gets the vote!

Our latest Employee of the Month is Jasmin Davies – who scoops the award for the very first time. Jasmin joined us in October last year and works for PRP Solutions in Customer Service. A few of the comments made about Jasmin by her colleagues, and why they voted for her, included… “For her hard […]

A great performance at Paperworld

Our visit to Frankfurt for the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – Paperworld – was a resounding triumph! There was a great buzz about this year’s event and our team had the chance to meet many of our exisiting customers, and hold very positive meetings with potential new customers. The Print-Rite stand was […]

We link-up with MakerEd UK in exciting schools 3D print partnership

A partnership which will help inspire the next generation of engineers and creatives has been forged with the UK’s leading ‘maker education’ provider. The agreement will see SteamWorks, in association with Print-Rite’s Colido brand, launch MakerEd UK – an exciting new programme of training, equipment, support and coaching for junior schools across the UK. This […]

Come and meet us at Paperworld

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at this year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the eye-catching range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 27-30 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth B49, […]

Quick step to award for Kirby

Kirby, who only rejoined our team in the summer, has been chosen as our Employee of the Month by her colleagues. Among the tributes paid to her by those colleagues, were… “For doing a good job leading Team PRP” “Always helpful.” “Battling through the hard times.” “The best dancer at our Christmas party!”

Enterprise honour for Print-Rite

Our parent company, Print-Rite, has announced it has been awarded the coveted title of China’s National Demonstration Enterprise of IP Rights. The honour was bestowed on Print-Rite by the China Intellectual Property Bureau, and it becomes the only company to be honoured in this way to date. Currently, Print-Rite has more than 2,662 registered patents, […]

Our Black Friday deals

We’re getting into the Black Friday spirit by slashing a massive 15% off a whole collection of popular products. These great offers are available only on 23 and 24 November – so you will have to act fast. Orders can be placed by calling +44 (0)1773 761246 or emailing – sales@printrite-eu.com

Andrew appointed General Manager

Andrew Doherty has been appointed General Manager at Print-Rite Europe and, with 36 years at the company, it would be hard to find anyone better qualified to take on the role. Andrew started work in the printer consumables business at Trent 300 in 1979 as a packer. He then went on to work on the […]

Billie’s hat-trick of awards

Congratulations to our latest Employee of the Month – Billie! Billie was part of the export side of the Customer Administration Team (CAT) but got promoted and will take on a dual role of PRE Stock Administrator and PRE Marketing Assistant starting this November. Billie is known for going the extra mile. Next to her […]

Showing our metal with 3D award

Print-Rite’s place at the vanguard of 3D metal printing development has been recognised with a prestigious award. The company has been awarded the 7th Hong Kong Innovative Technologies Achievement Award for its 3D metal printing technology. The award has been given by the Hong Kong Federation of Innovative Technologies and Manufacturing Industries, and will be […]

Kalina’s flying start

Recent arrival at Print-Rite Europe, Kalina, has made an instant impact with her colleagues and at the end of her first full month was voted Employee of the Month. Kalina is originally from Bulgaria, and joined the Customer Administration team on a temporary basis. She quickly impressed and her position was made permanent. Positive comments […]

Customers go 3D with prize printers

Our recent prize draw to win a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer generated a great response, and two winners have now received their prizes. The UK winner was European Office Supplies and their team is pictured here. Our Export winner was Ostbayerischer from Germany, pictured below. Thanks to everyone who entered!

PR-2 Dongle Gear keeps resellers safe

Dongle gear within toner cartridges and patent infringements have been a hot topic for some time, but now the issue is starting to get really serious – and costly – for the resellers of the products in question! Canon are the owner of HP’s patents and are currently serving ‘cease and desist’ demands on SME […]

Accreditations – what do they actually mean?

For any of you that read my previous blog, you may remember that I mentioned looking for toners from suppliers with the right accreditations. So, following on, I am going to list some explanations of certain accreditations that are used in the toner industry.

Non-OEM toner but from a reputable manufacturer – it all adds up!

How many time times do you hear people say, “Don’t buy compatible or remanufactured toner cartridges because they damage your printer”? You may have even said it yourself. Due to the amount of low quality toner cartridges that are manufactured without stringent quality control and by clone manufacturers with no industry accreditations, I can understand […]

Cake and coffee for charity

We’re all partial to coffee and a slice of cake here at Print-Rite Europe so it was an easy decision to get involved with Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Our Coffee Morning will take place at our offices – 7 Amber Drive, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire NG16 4BE and we would love to see […]

Larissa joins the team

Our marketing team has been boosted with the arrival of  new intern, Larissa van Wijngaarden. Larissa was born and raised in the Netherlands, or more specifically, Rotterdam. She’s 21 and has a passion for singing and dancing. She is studying International Business and Languages (IBL) at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Commented Larissa: “Before […]

Chris lands employee award

Many of our customers will be familiar with the latest winner of our Employee of the Month award – Chris Whiteman. Although Chris has many existing customers, his colleagues voted for him due to his performance in hunting for new business during July. Congratulations Chris!

Welcome back Kirby

A familiar face is back in the Print-Rite Europe team! Our admin department has been strengthened with the return of Kirby, who was with us between January 2012 and December 2015.

Pelikan and Print-Rite announcement

Pelikan International Corporation Berhad (Pelikan) and Print-Rite Holdings Ltd. (Print-Rite) would like to jointly announce the agreement between both groups, wherein Print-Rite would take-on the sales and distribution and enter into a brand licensing arrangement for the printer consumable business with effect from 1 July 2017. We believe the transaction will be beneficial to our […]

CoLiDo printer winners

Happy owners of a brand new CoLiDo Compact 3D printer are the team from Cartridge UK in Oxford, after they were randomly selected from the names of everyone who responded to our recent Customer Satisfaction Survey. Pictured is Bill Thompson from Cartridge UK getting ready to un-box the prize. Many thanks to everyone who took […]

Dawn’s our top employee for May

Congratulations to Dawn who has been voted Employee of the Month for May by her Print-Rite Europe colleagues. Dawn, who joined us in February this year, is part of the Customer Administration Team and her key duties are to input, check, dispatch and take payments on all UK orders. Among the many flattering comments made […]

Double celebration for Michele

It was double celebration time for our European Sales Executive, Michele Frigo, recently – he marked five years with Print-Rite Europe at the same time as being named Employee of the Month. Michele’s key duties include looking after our existing customers in both UK and Italy, working with the Account Management Team and dealing with […]

Putting print to Paperworld

This year’s Paperworld proved the ideal showcase for Print-Rite Europe’s printer consumables and exciting range of 3D printers, with orders taken and partnerships forged. The stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show, in Frankfurt, attracted excellent visitor numbers, with the Print-Rite stand a very popular destination. Old and new customers met with the team to […]

CoLiDo set to make UK TV debut!

Print-Rite Europe’s offices have been a buzz this week as the team, and our products, prepared for their big TV debut! A camera crew and production team from the Create and Craft Channel spent two days with us in Langley Mill, filming our CoLiDo 3D printers in action and interviewing members of staff about the […]

Showing what we are made of!

This year’s TCT Show at Birmingham NEC proved a big hit for Print-Rite Europe with our team kept busy throughout the two days, providing advice, information, tips, and collecting a significant number of new orders along the way too. The Show is a world leader in 3D printing and additive manufacturing and this year attracted

Higher yield means greater value

At a time when some OEMs are reducing the capacity of their toner cartridges it is worth noting that Print-Rite often offers compatible cartridges with higher yield than OEMs – meaning even greater value for money. Our cartridges offer equivalent performance to OEM products, and the high page yield will be particularly attractive to MPS […]

Firmware update warning

Print-Rite Europe would like to deliver an important message to all end-users of its compatible products – DO NOT UPGRADE YOUR PRINTER FIRMWARE. In recent months a number of OEMs have used unnecessary firmware updates to their printers as a way of locking out aftermarket compatible cartridges and therefore forcing users to purchase expensive original […]

Join us at OCTA 2019 and REMAX

Key issues for the compatible consumer industry will be in the spotlight when Print-Rite stages its OCTA 2019 event during REMAX World Expo in China next month. REMAX is the largest trade show for the office equipment and consumables industry, in the print consumables capital of the world – Zhuhai. Print-Rite’s OCTA event will take […]

Pelikan Printer Consumables brand relaunch

For more than 180 years, the Pelikan brand has been supplying generations of customers with stationery all over the world. Now the famous brand’s printer consumables arm is set to relaunch. Please contact us for more details of the Pelikan products we can supply. Here key people behind Pelikan, across Europe, talk about the past, […]

Print-Rite standards ensure hazard-free products

Following the recent discovery of a hazardous material in some new-built compatible cartridges being sold in Europe, Print-Rite customers have been given total reassurance that all Print-Rite products comply with the most rigorous regulations. Earlier in 2019, ETIRA (European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association) found the hazardous substance – decaBDE – in a series of […]

RT Media reports on Print-Rite Pelikan expectations

Respected industry experts – RT Media Co – are currently reporting on the ‘Billion dollar expectations for Print-Rite Pelikan in Europe’. In an interview with Print-Rite Europe CEO, Steve Weedon, RT Media’s David Gibbons discusses Steve’s glittering track record and plans for the future. Watch the interview here

Amazon’s recent takedowns highlight patent infringement dangers

Latest figures revealed in The Recycler – the trade magazine for the toner and inkjet remanufacturing industry – show that Canon has had a busy 12 months in pursuing companies selling products on Amazon which they believe have infringed their patents. The Recycler reports that Canon has successfully removed 1,153 product lines being offered by […]

Print-Rite’s PR3 dongle gear solution is 100% patent safe

A perfect example of Print-Rite design innovation and commitment to 100% IP products is our own patented PR3 gear solution. Canon has confirmed our PR3 products do not infringe any of the asserted claims of the patents asserted in the recent ITC case. More specifically, Canon confirms our PR3 products, including NL-CE505 (III), NL-CF280X (III), NL-CF226A […]

Compatible colour copier kit series launched

Available to PRE-ORDER now! Please contact your account manager for further details and to place an order. To enquire about opening an account please contact us on 01773 761 246 or contact us here We have no relationship with, or collaboration with, the OEM, who we refer to for description purposes only.

We’ve got Kyocera covered!

If you haven’t checked out or Kyocera range of toners for a while, now may be the time, as we have a fantastic selection – all 100% PATENT-SAFE and offering smart savings and high margins. These are the Kyocera Printers we have cartridges for… Kyocera ECOSYS P4040dn/P4035dn Kyocera FS-9530DN / FS-9130DN Kyocera ECOSYS M8124cidn printer […]

The state and future of the consumables industry

“Some of us are busy and some of us are busy complaining” to quote Debasish Mridha, which aptly sums up the state of the consumables industry at this point in time. Valid complaints are all well and good, a distraction from the main business of the day perhaps, but when valid, complaining in the correct […]

Brother TN-2420 from Print-Rite unaffected by firmware update

Print-Rite customers have been reassured that a firmware update for the Brother TN-2420 cartridge has had no adverse impact on the Print-Rite compatible cartridge. The announcement comes after extensive testing and evaluation, proved that the Print-Rite TN-2420 cartridge is unaffected by the update and still works perfectly in the following printers… DCP-L 2510 D DCP-L […]

Online ordering – we’re live!

Ordering printer consumables from Print-Rite has always been a rewarding experience, but now it’s easier too! We have just launched a comprehensive online ordering system, integrated into our website, allowing registered customers to click on the ‘Sales Portal’ link and start shopping. A feature of our online ordering is the incredibly simple ‘Quick Order Form’ […]

Stunning 3D printer offer for schools and libraries

To help more schools and libraries make the move into 3D printing, CoLiDo has put together a highly attractive offer. Schools and libraries can grab a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer free when they purchase 1kg of filament at £27 per month for a minimum period of 12 months. Entry into 3D printing has never been […]

Come and see us at Paperworld 19

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at next year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the inspiring range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 26-29 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth C80 […]

3D Pens inspire young engineers

Our fabulous 3D Pens played a starring role at the ‘Future Engineers’ event held at the Railway Museum in York. The event, held over half-term, encouraged young people to give their problem-solving skills a work-out alongside scientists and engineers, through a range of hands-on activities. Our partners, MakerEd UK, ran a series of sessions throughout […]

Canon drops Intellectual Property case

As reported in The Recycler – ‘Canon has confirmed that Print-Rite’s PR3 products do not infringe any of its patents currently the subject of an ongoing ITC case.’ See the story here

Celebrating the Champagne Moments

Here at Print-Rite Europe, instead of Employee of the Month we have recently been trying the new idea of a Champagne Moment. Staff are being asked to nominate their colleagues for any moments that stand out each month, ranging from fun reasons to big achievements. The lucky winner each month is rewarded with a bottle […]

Lift off for 3D printing remote road repair

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a CoLiDo 3D printer attached to a drone! We are always fascinated to hear of the many and varied uses our 3D printers are put to by inventive individuals, but we believe this one really does raise the bar – a printer as part of […]

Print-Rite CEO talks intellectual property

Print-Rite CEO, Arnald Ho was the special guest on a recent video produced by the Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong, which focused on the growth of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region and its key cities. During the interview with Astrid Chan, filmed in a stylish setting over a plate of sophisticated desserts produced by […]

3D in demand at education event

The Colido 3D printing experience was in the spotlight at this year’s hugely successful ‘Get Up To Speed With Stem’ – a careers event for young people held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. The event, now in its eighth year, aims to ‘introduce, inspire, inform and interact’ with young people, to highlight […]

Sean scoops employee award

Flying the flag for the Packing Department is our latest Employee of the Month winner – Sean Boylan. Sean’s duties include picking and packing orders. He also plays a key role on the Ideal World account. Among the comments made about Sean by his colleagues were… “For working hard with 3D and Ideal World.” “Continuous […]

Page Yield explained

In the product descriptions of our inkjet and toner cartridges we always mention the number of pages you can print with it. This way, dealers and users can easily compare our printer cartridges to those of other brands. But how is the page yield actually measured? And what method is used? Print-Rite explains – In […]

Jasmin gets the vote!

Our latest Employee of the Month is Jasmin Davies – who scoops the award for the very first time. Jasmin joined us in October last year and works for PRP Solutions in Customer Service. A few of the comments made about Jasmin by her colleagues, and why they voted for her, included… “For her hard […]

A great performance at Paperworld

Our visit to Frankfurt for the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – Paperworld – was a resounding triumph! There was a great buzz about this year’s event and our team had the chance to meet many of our exisiting customers, and hold very positive meetings with potential new customers. The Print-Rite stand was […]

We link-up with MakerEd UK in exciting schools 3D print partnership

A partnership which will help inspire the next generation of engineers and creatives has been forged with the UK’s leading ‘maker education’ provider. The agreement will see SteamWorks, in association with Print-Rite’s Colido brand, launch MakerEd UK – an exciting new programme of training, equipment, support and coaching for junior schools across the UK. This […]

Come and meet us at Paperworld

Print-Rite Europe will be well-represented at this year’s Paperworld and will be using the stage to showcase both printer consumables and the eye-catching range of CoLiDo 3D printers. Paperworld – the stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show – takes place at Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 27-30 January, and Print-Rite will be located at Booth B49, […]

Quick step to award for Kirby

Kirby, who only rejoined our team in the summer, has been chosen as our Employee of the Month by her colleagues. Among the tributes paid to her by those colleagues, were… “For doing a good job leading Team PRP” “Always helpful.” “Battling through the hard times.” “The best dancer at our Christmas party!”

Enterprise honour for Print-Rite

Our parent company, Print-Rite, has announced it has been awarded the coveted title of China’s National Demonstration Enterprise of IP Rights. The honour was bestowed on Print-Rite by the China Intellectual Property Bureau, and it becomes the only company to be honoured in this way to date. Currently, Print-Rite has more than 2,662 registered patents, […]

Our Black Friday deals

We’re getting into the Black Friday spirit by slashing a massive 15% off a whole collection of popular products. These great offers are available only on 23 and 24 November – so you will have to act fast. Orders can be placed by calling +44 (0)1773 761246 or emailing – sales@printrite-eu.com

Andrew appointed General Manager

Andrew Doherty has been appointed General Manager at Print-Rite Europe and, with 36 years at the company, it would be hard to find anyone better qualified to take on the role. Andrew started work in the printer consumables business at Trent 300 in 1979 as a packer. He then went on to work on the […]

Billie’s hat-trick of awards

Congratulations to our latest Employee of the Month – Billie! Billie was part of the export side of the Customer Administration Team (CAT) but got promoted and will take on a dual role of PRE Stock Administrator and PRE Marketing Assistant starting this November. Billie is known for going the extra mile. Next to her […]

Showing our metal with 3D award

Print-Rite’s place at the vanguard of 3D metal printing development has been recognised with a prestigious award. The company has been awarded the 7th Hong Kong Innovative Technologies Achievement Award for its 3D metal printing technology. The award has been given by the Hong Kong Federation of Innovative Technologies and Manufacturing Industries, and will be […]

Kalina’s flying start

Recent arrival at Print-Rite Europe, Kalina, has made an instant impact with her colleagues and at the end of her first full month was voted Employee of the Month. Kalina is originally from Bulgaria, and joined the Customer Administration team on a temporary basis. She quickly impressed and her position was made permanent. Positive comments […]

Customers go 3D with prize printers

Our recent prize draw to win a CoLiDo Compact 3D printer generated a great response, and two winners have now received their prizes. The UK winner was European Office Supplies and their team is pictured here. Our Export winner was Ostbayerischer from Germany, pictured below. Thanks to everyone who entered!

PR-2 Dongle Gear keeps resellers safe

Dongle gear within toner cartridges and patent infringements have been a hot topic for some time, but now the issue is starting to get really serious – and costly – for the resellers of the products in question! Canon are the owner of HP’s patents and are currently serving ‘cease and desist’ demands on SME […]

Accreditations – what do they actually mean?

For any of you that read my previous blog, you may remember that I mentioned looking for toners from suppliers with the right accreditations. So, following on, I am going to list some explanations of certain accreditations that are used in the toner industry.

Non-OEM toner but from a reputable manufacturer – it all adds up!

How many time times do you hear people say, “Don’t buy compatible or remanufactured toner cartridges because they damage your printer”? You may have even said it yourself. Due to the amount of low quality toner cartridges that are manufactured without stringent quality control and by clone manufacturers with no industry accreditations, I can understand […]

Cake and coffee for charity

We’re all partial to coffee and a slice of cake here at Print-Rite Europe so it was an easy decision to get involved with Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Our Coffee Morning will take place at our offices – 7 Amber Drive, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire NG16 4BE and we would love to see […]

Larissa joins the team

Our marketing team has been boosted with the arrival of  new intern, Larissa van Wijngaarden. Larissa was born and raised in the Netherlands, or more specifically, Rotterdam. She’s 21 and has a passion for singing and dancing. She is studying International Business and Languages (IBL) at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Commented Larissa: “Before […]

Chris lands employee award

Many of our customers will be familiar with the latest winner of our Employee of the Month award – Chris Whiteman. Although Chris has many existing customers, his colleagues voted for him due to his performance in hunting for new business during July. Congratulations Chris!

Welcome back Kirby

A familiar face is back in the Print-Rite Europe team! Our admin department has been strengthened with the return of Kirby, who was with us between January 2012 and December 2015.

Pelikan and Print-Rite announcement

Pelikan International Corporation Berhad (Pelikan) and Print-Rite Holdings Ltd. (Print-Rite) would like to jointly announce the agreement between both groups, wherein Print-Rite would take-on the sales and distribution and enter into a brand licensing arrangement for the printer consumable business with effect from 1 July 2017. We believe the transaction will be beneficial to our […]

CoLiDo printer winners

Happy owners of a brand new CoLiDo Compact 3D printer are the team from Cartridge UK in Oxford, after they were randomly selected from the names of everyone who responded to our recent Customer Satisfaction Survey. Pictured is Bill Thompson from Cartridge UK getting ready to un-box the prize. Many thanks to everyone who took […]

Dawn’s our top employee for May

Congratulations to Dawn who has been voted Employee of the Month for May by her Print-Rite Europe colleagues. Dawn, who joined us in February this year, is part of the Customer Administration Team and her key duties are to input, check, dispatch and take payments on all UK orders. Among the many flattering comments made […]

Double celebration for Michele

It was double celebration time for our European Sales Executive, Michele Frigo, recently – he marked five years with Print-Rite Europe at the same time as being named Employee of the Month. Michele’s key duties include looking after our existing customers in both UK and Italy, working with the Account Management Team and dealing with […]

Putting print to Paperworld

This year’s Paperworld proved the ideal showcase for Print-Rite Europe’s printer consumables and exciting range of 3D printers, with orders taken and partnerships forged. The stationery and paper industry’s premier trade show, in Frankfurt, attracted excellent visitor numbers, with the Print-Rite stand a very popular destination. Old and new customers met with the team to […]

CoLiDo set to make UK TV debut!

Print-Rite Europe’s offices have been a buzz this week as the team, and our products, prepared for their big TV debut! A camera crew and production team from the Create and Craft Channel spent two days with us in Langley Mill, filming our CoLiDo 3D printers in action and interviewing members of staff about the […]

Showing what we are made of!

This year’s TCT Show at Birmingham NEC proved a big hit for Print-Rite Europe with our team kept busy throughout the two days, providing advice, information, tips, and collecting a significant number of new orders along the way too. The Show is a world leader in 3D printing and additive manufacturing and this year attracted
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