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It’s easy to claim cash back when you send us your old barcode printer

Posted on Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Barcode printers offer a great way to instantly tag and identify merchandise inside your business. By not relying on ink, the printers don’t need the constant ink cartridge changes, which also saves you time and money in the long run. However, as is the case with most electronics, eventually you’ll find a new product on the market offers even more time and money saving opportunities. So what should you do with the old barcode printer? Don’t just pitch it. There’s money within the printer. You just need to know how to go about claiming it, or come to Governor Business Solutions, and we’ll do the work for you!

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Why companies are going to Ergotron furniture?

Posted on Mon, Feb 12, 2018

ergotron-furniture-solutionsOrganizations across the world are turning to Ergotron solutions for good reason. People are sitting more nowadays than ever before. In fact, some people sit for the entirety of the day while working, watching TV, using the computer and sleeping. This is quickly becoming a major problem for posture, general health and even productivity. In this blog post, you will be able to hear about the health benefits your employees will gain from an Ergotron furniture solution


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How to get $500 cash back with the HP Trade In program

Posted on Thu, Jan 25, 2018

The HP trade in program provides upwards of $500 cash back. The best part is this cash back deal is provided for a printer that can halt attacks. Do not underestimate the importance of safeguarding your printer and network. HP Print Security is centered on helping to secure the printer as well as the full network so attacks can’t wreak havoc. In fact, this threat detection occurs in real-time. The program also provides automated monitoring along with built-in software validation that can’t be obtained elsewhere.

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How much outdated barcode scanners costing your company?

Posted on Mon, Jan 8, 2018

Barcode scanners add a new level of reliability to the office. From checking customers out at the point of sales to staying on top of stock and shipping quotas, barcode scanners help take your company to the next level. However, do you have outdated barcode scanners? Equipment a few years or older can slow your company down and cost you money. So if your hardware is costing your company money, now is the perfect time to upgrade away from the outdated equipment and into modern options

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What makes the HP PageWide Pro MFP 452dw so great?

Posted on Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Image result for HP PageWide Pro MFP 452dwIf you haven’t used a new HP printer recently, you’re in for an impressive demonstration. One particular printer that stands out is the HP PageWide Pro MFP 452dw. Whether in need of a home office printer or a do-it-all printer for your small business, the HP PageWide Pro MFP 452dw has some impressive features. At Governor Business Solutions, we work with a large number of printers on a daily basis, yet the HP PageWide Pro MFP 452dw is one of our favorites for a host of reasons. Here are just a few that make the printer stand out.


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Best Commercial HP Printer Models To Consider

Posted on Mon, Nov 20, 2017

When you need a commercial printer, you need something capable of handling more than just the standard office setup. Whether you need it to print in large formats or handle hundreds of print requests in a single day, there are several HP printer models that should fit your commercial HP printer needs. At Governor Business Solutions, we have a selection of commercial HP printer models, many of which are sure to fit your needs. Here are some of the latest models from HP and what to expect from each.

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2017 New HP Printers You Will Love

Posted on Mon, Nov 6, 2017

new-hp-printersOn the market for a new printer? At Governor Business Solutions, we have a wide range of printers, spanning from your more traditional home printers all the way to LaserJets and business printers. So, whatever you are in need of, chances are we’ll have it in stock. Plus, with the new HP printers in stock, you’ll have access to exceptional features and performance specs. Here are a handful of the 2017 new HP printers you’re sure to love.

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Governor Business Solutions is Named HP Partner of the Year

Posted on Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Governor Business Solutions has been named the recipient of the HP Partner of the Year award. The award was presented at HP Reinvent, HP Inc.’s largest global partner forum to Bill Cullinan, President of Governor Business Solutions. The annual forum, hosted this year in Chicago, brought together more than 1,400 HP Partners from across the globe along with HP’s CEO, Dion Weisler and his entire executive channel team.  Governor Business Solutions was lauded in the sub-category of U.S. Hardware Partner of the Year.

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10 Reasons You Will Love HP PageWide Pro MFP Printers

Posted on Mon, Oct 2, 2017

In the market for a new printer? Perhaps you’re not sure if investing in a new printer is right for you, because after all, your trusty old setup might be slow, but it seemingly gets the job done. Whatever the boat you’re in, the HP PageWide Pro MFP may just turn your head and show you exactly what a top of the line printer can do for you. So before making any final decisions, here are 10 reasons why you’ll love the HP PageWide Pro MFP (multi-function) printers.

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How to Dispose of Printer Toner Cartridges

Posted on Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Whether you use an HP Deskjet printer or a wide format Canon printer, the printer toner is made almost entirely out of plastic. Once spent, the plastic itself is no longer of any use for you, yet simply tossing it in the trash means it will end up in a landfill. Combined with the remnants of ink within the printer tone, this is not a great recipe for a green, eco environment. That is why you need to know how to dispose of printer toner cartridges properly.


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Your local office supply store and most likely any retail outlet that sells printers accepts ink cartridges for recycling. As more likely than not you’re not able to place it in the recycling bin at home (although check with your local recycling service provider to see if ink toner is accepted), this is a viable option. You can keep your spent cartridges in a bag until the next time you head out to the store. This way, you can take it with you without taking a special trip, just to dispose of the toner. 

Governor Business Solutions can provide complimentary recycling services, for businesses within the Southeast Michigan area. If you’re not in the Southeast Michigan area, you can visit and type in your location. The website will then inform you of recycling centers nearby that accept ink cartridges. This way, you’ll never need to travel far in order to recycle your ink.


Money Back Recycling Options

There are a handful of viable recycling options that provide money back for your time and effort. Different services including Recycle4Vets, eCycle Group and Cartridges for Kids accept your empty toner cartridges. Simply head over to one of the provided websites, enter in what you plan to recycle and the company will sent you a main-in package (postage is covered). Many of these locations also accept additional items, including cell phones and tablets, if you’re interested in recycling more than just your toner.

The services listed above are all charity services that take the money earned from your plastic recycling efforts and donate the money to a good cause (such as veteran services or for after school programs for children). If you’re interested in money back in your own pocket, companies like HP offer rebate coupons and discounts through in-store recycling services.


Use Refillable Cartridges

Maybe you’re just tired of having to purchase a new printer toner on the fly when your ink is gone. Constantly ordering brand new cartridges not only can be time consuming but expensive as well. Instead, there are available toner options that are refillable. You need to purchase toner specifically made for refilling, but if you do, you simply can refill the ink level whenever you run low (these OEM cartridges usually can only be refilled a few times before the plastic is just too worn down, but every little bit helps). Doing so helps you completely avoid not only discarding additional plastic but reduce the production of plastic in general, which releases carbon monoxide into the atmosphere.


Recycling With the Source Company

Many ink toner manufacturers also provide recycling options. Many of the companies take gently used printer toner cartridges and refit it for resale. This way, less plastic is used during manufacturing. Companies such as HP have specific programs made for the recycling of company products.

There are plenty of ways to properly dispose of printer toners. All you need to do is decide what works best for you. However you decide to go about recycling your toner, you can breathe a little easier knowing that is one less piece of heavy plastic going to the landfill. For more information on how to properly dispose of Printer Toner Cartridges, contact your printer provider. If your company is located in the Southeast Michigan area, you may also contact Governor Business Solutions, and we’ll be glad to help! Simply call 313-441-4600 for assistance. 

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