The factory will be dedicated to the production of Xerox's latest generation of solid ink, which the company claims makes colour printing as affordable as black and white. It expand the company's production of solid ink by 10 times.
According to the firm, its ink sticks also produce 90 per cent less waste than comparable colour laser products and were designed to melt at a lower temperature, reducing energy consumption by 14 per cent.
This development has helped Xerox to meet and expand its green technology goals, recently setting a new target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2012.
The new factory currently employs about 75 staff but expects to add 20 employees over time, as full capacity is reached.
Xerox opens US$24 million ink factory
By Staff Writers on Dec 14, 2007 11:46AM