PRP Solutions distances itself from 'irresponsible' clones
| 13 June, 2018
Pelikan printer consumables license holder PRP Solutions GmbH has made two appointments to its leadership team.
Manuel Pereira will focus on marketing, while Reinder Dijkstra will oversea sales. Manuel Pereira commented: “My number one priority is to make sure that the market understands the clear differences between the irresponsible manufacturers of clone products and an operation with strong principles and engineering integrity like PRP Solutions.
“I worry that because OEMs often seem to be critical of the entire new-build part of the market, customers may be led into believing their only safe and sound option is to purchase OEM cartridges.”
Reinder Dijkstra continues: “Exactly the same level of IP protection is applied to our new-build products as is applied to the remanufactured part of our range. Manufacturing partner Print-Rite has over 2700 patents registered world wide of its own for engineering solutions, developed when the patent level of an OEM article is particularly high and cannot be ‘designed around’. “To us it is unacceptable if patents are not respected, and in this way we are completely in accord with OEMs. Like them, we welcome legal action being taken against the ‘copycat manufacturers’ who create an unsafe buying environment for uninformed businesses across Europe.”