ETIRA responds to recent HP flyer on cartridges

March 25, 2019

General marketing speak is OK, but you cannot say things that are not true. ETIRA regrets that HP’s new product marketing material is again lowering the bar. Their September 2017 flyer on printer cartridges may be generally correct on clones and counterfeits, but speaks nonsense on remanufactured cartridges: it is a baseless generalization, which gets it […]

ETIRA-commissioned tests find hazardous decaBDE in more newbuilt non-OEM cartridges

December 17, 2018

Tests find more newbuilt non-OEM cartridges containing hazardous decaBDE chemical that is not allowed in electronic products above certain levels. In late October, industry media reported (The Recycler and Digital Imaging) that several newbuilt non-OEM cartridges had been found to contain excessive levels of Decabromodiphenylether (DecaBDE), a halogenated flame retardant that, because of its health risks, has […]

ETIRA 2017-2018 Activity Report published !

July 2, 2017

The 2017-2018 ETIRA Activity Report was published on 3 July 2017. Download your copy (PDF, 14 pages) here: Annual Report 2017-2018

2015 ETIRA Guide to Clones published !

November 21, 2014

Download here your own language copy of ETIRA’s Guide to Clones ! Resellers and distributors in Europe should watch out: Trading newbuilts that infringe patents will cost you dearly ! ETIRA works hard against the flood of cheap newbuilt patent-infringing non-OEM cartridges from SE Asia. Since 2012, HP, Samsung and other OEM’s launched serious legal action against […]

New York recommends remanufactured cartridges

May 27, 2013

Even the City of New York recommends use of remanufactured cartridges, see here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/ wasteless/atwork_govt_measurement_tools_toner.shtml

MPS programme may include remanufactured cartridges

March 7, 2013

Using remanufactured cartridges under your MPS-programme: more profits and less CO2 emissions ! MPS is the new way to optimize printing costs whilst reducing the hassle. And if you use remanufactured cartridges under your MPS programme, you can even save twice as much ! ETIRA has developed a short presentation which outlines why you should do […]

Remanufactured cartridges are top-quality!

March 7, 2013

Top-quality: Cartridges bought from an ETIRA-member are 100% reliable Original cartridges are often more expensive per liter than vintage champagne….. So why bother ? You do not need to pay a fortune to get top-quality cartridges: if you buy from an ETIRA-member your are sure to get a top-quality product for a reasonable price. For […]

Application for membership

March 7, 2013

Want to grow your business ? Then join ETIRA ETIRA represents the interests of the toner and inkjet remanufacturing industry at European level. Every day, we are working on your behalf: fighting anti-remanufacturing devices like clever chips pro-actively informing the general public about remanufactured cartridges (flyers, website, outreach) helping you to “business network” with your […]