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The LMI News! 2015 Year-In-Review Now Online!

Posted by LMI Dealer Content Team on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

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NOW PLAYING!.....Click below to view the LMI NEWS, a quick Year-in-Review video recap of 2015 activities and events that will give you an unfair advantage over your competition as an LMI partner.  

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Starting in January, LMI began the year opening its 7th state of the art packaging and distribution center in Bolingbrook IL to enhance fulfillment services for dealers and end users throughout the Midwest. 

In February, LMI launched an all new packaging formula professionally designed communicate the benefits of LMI’s award winning cartridge quality, performance and sustainability advantages to end users. With a prepaid return shipping label included in each box, LMI dealers now enjoy an unfair recycling advantage to encourage their customers to adopt a greener print strategy at no cost to the dealer or end user.

In March, LMI's printer remanufacturing division surpassed half a million printers produced with record sales in 2015 as a true OEM alternative with more and more dealers continue to achieve a lower cost –per-page with higher margins thanks to LMI’s exclusive combination of remanufactured printers with their MAX-LIFE extended yield monochrome and color print cartridges. 

To support the launch of LMI’s new color toner technology in May, over 500 imaging dealers participated in an online contest called the LMI COLOR CHALLENGE. When asked to select which page they thought was printed with OEM toner, over 46% of participants selected the page printed with an LMI color cartridge as the one that they thought was OEM quality.

Responding to increased demand in the summer, LMI announced a partnership with the well-known consumables distributor Image Star, and opened their doors to the industry’s largest talent recruiting event in the history drawing over 500 applications for 50 new positions to support LMI dealers.

In September, LMI expanded their color line with the launch of LMI’s extended yield MAX-LIFE color Series enabling Managed Print providers to achieve record profits with extended yield cartridges in both monochrome and color.

In October LMI made it public that CEO Gary Willert was making another strategic investment acquiring Parts Now to provide LMI dealers with yet another unfair advantage with improved access to printer parts and A4 service training. With over 4,000 graduates now trained by LMI’s award winning Peak Performance Sales Training & MPS Marketing System, LMI now becomes the undisputed choice for professional managed print sales and service training.

Closing out the year, LMI announced international expansion beyond Canada into South America and increased their production capabilities by doubling the square footage of its largest production facility in Guanajuato Mexico.

2015, a year of investment, expansion and commitment enabling LMI dealers to achieve record growth and breakthrough profits. Stay tuned for more exciting news in 2016 from your teammates at LMI Solutions, now the industry’s most popular OEM alternative. 

Click below to take our "Color Profitability Challenge" to discover your 2016 profit potential with the industries true OEM alternative for top quality remanufactured printers and toner.

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