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The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) continues to experience consistent growth with a number of new corporate sponsors. The most recent additions to the MPSA community are:
New Platinum Members
“Océ is excited to join the MPSA,” said Tom O'Neill of Océ. “We see the association becoming the leader in helping establish best practices in MPS for customers and providers as this side of the industry grows and matures. As a group that contains a wide variety of MPS and other managed services providers, it provides a forum to exchange ideas and learn about things that work, and what to avoid. Additionally, Océ is pleased to share our experiences and add another voice to the conversation, as the industry works to define fair and competitive practices that are best for customers and end users of managed services and beneficial for the providers in this business.”
New Standard Members
“Global Printer Services looks forward to partnering with companies dedicated to the MPS industry. With 15 years experience supplying dealers with remanufactured printers, our goal is to to grow with our partners and provide the support they need to succeed. MPSA will help us stay current with industry trends and news allowing us to better serve our partners,” said Lance Lansing of Global Printer Services Inc.
“We are honored to have so many high-caliber companies join us in the effort to support and grow the MPS marketplace. The end result is a stronger association enriched by the ideas and experience of a wider range of corporate members,” said MPSA President Joe Barganier,
For more information about the Managed Print Services Association, visit http://yourmpsa.org/.
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President, Managed Print Services Association
Carro Ford Weston
About the Managed Print Services Organization
The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) serves the MPS industry through the development of standards and industry guidelines which unite the different segments of the industry and bring value to all its members. For more information, visit www.yourmpsa.org.
The second annual competition, hosted by Photizo Group, drew a pool of 53 submissions from twelve different counties. “Throughout the selection process, we were impressed with the high level of out-of-the-box thinking that has occurred in the industry within the last year. Quite a few organizations are creatively changing the rules within MPS and showing true leadership,” stated Jim Fitzpatrick, president of the MPSA.
2010 MPSA Leadership Award Winners
Special Recognition for Leadership within their Category:
Corporate MPS Implementation (End-User):
Manufacturer: Implementation to Channel or Direct
MPS Infrastructure Component Provider of MPS Solutions
MPS Infrastructure Logistical Provider of MPS Solutions:
Customer-centric Judging Criteria
MPSA board members interviewed all 2010 Leadership Award submissions and judged them using an in-depth, balanced scorecard methodology. Solutions were rated based on core criteria such as strength of vision, support and level of adoption. Judges also considered MPS best practices, operational fit, flexibility and growth, as well as business benefits and ROI.
“It was important to the MPSA that we designed the balanced scorecard and the resulting judging to focus on the benefit that the proposed solution would provide to the ultimate customer,” said MPSA Vice President Justin West. “The end users are at the core of everything the MPSA stands for, as we develop standards and best practices for the industry.”