Lexmark Announces Government Solutions Program
Modeled on the "Cash for Clunkers" program, Lexmark's Government Solutions initiative aims to improve printing efficiency in government offices.Printing and imaging company Lexmark International announced the formation of Lexmark Government Solutions, along with a program aimed at helping federal agencies reduce their environmental footprint. Government Solutions is focused on enhancing the company's ability to service and support federal government agencies, helping them reduce expenses, enable secure information sharing and reduce environmental impacts. Lexmark said the program would provide dedicated resources, delivering a wide range of products, services and solutions to enable agencies to manage their data and documents more efficiently and securely while lowering costs and better meeting their output needs.
Through the program, Canning said agencies could immediately benefit from using new, modern equipment, reducing operating costs up to 26 percent, deploying an Energy StarTM printer, diminishing energy consumption up to 50 percent, utilizing high-yield supplies, reducing the cost per page up to 17 percent and reducing paper usage by up to 35 percent. "One of Lexmark's key differentiators is the company's proven track record of reducing a client's carbon footprint by eliminating inefficient printing devices and replacing them with energy efficient products," Canning said. "Lexmark Government Solutions' Color for Clunkers program supports agencies' Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans by reducing the number of pages printed utilizing our innovative MFP technology and embedded solutions."