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A nice “Thank you” from the wonderful team at Punchestown racecourse.  We are already looking forward to being part of this year’s festival, Tuesday 30th April – Saturday 4th May.

Remember to save the date! For more information and to book your tickets go to: https://punchestown.com/festival-2019/

 

 

EMS has a wealth of experience when it comes to providing smart printing solutions to the Education sector.  We are familiar with types of issues schools and colleges encounter and have the expertise to implement a secure, efficient, cost-effective print environment through our hardware, software and excellent service.

EMS in the Education sector:

  • Pull printing for staff and students
  • Accountability and reporting of printing, copying, scanning and faxing at all levels
  • ‘Rules Based Printing’ to allow cost and device control
  • Department and billing codes for internal or external charging
  • Central document storage of coursework workbooks and common forms or letters
  • Connection to SIMS
  • Document scanning and workflow with Optical Character Recognition
  • Easy language selection at the device control panel
  • Pay for print – Cash or cashless
  • ID cards or Biometric device authentication
  • Connect to two networks, for example, a ‘learning [student]’ domain and an ‘Admin [staff]’ domain.

Take a look at what some of our customers think

Paul Crone, Principal, Old Bawn Community School 

“EMS Copiers services supplied all new equipment and were able to reduce the number of devices in the School by 33% by installing the most up to date multifunction devices reducing the school’s carbon footprint by over 45%.”

John Murphy, Principal, St. Kilian’s Community School, Bray
“We have worked with EMS Copiers for several years.  We have now streamlined, efficient an extremely cost-effective Managed Print Solution that meets all of our requirements”.

Teresa Hennessy, Principal, Tallaght Community School
“By taking the time to familiarise themselves with our processes, EMS Copiers tailored a Managed Print Solution for the school that continually provides a seamless, cost-effective print environment. EMS Copiers are a pleasure to deal with at all levels.”

The tailored approach – EMS take the time to get to know you and your school or college

Before we implement a Managed Print Solution we take the time to familiarize ourselves with the school or college, its layout and carry out a detailed audit of the volumes produced on the existing devices.  Factors such as expansion or downsizing are all taken into account.  By taking the time to go through this process EMS can provide a detailed and accurate analysis of potential cost and efficiency savings.

What is a Managed Print Solution?

Essentially a new device/s with no capital outlay.  Maintenance and toner included.  All of our devices print, copy and scan.  EMS offers a range of bespoke software solutions designed for specific functions or vertical markets to fit in with your process.   Our software packs are essentially a mix of software, hardware and professional services that, when combined, produce a package of products bespoke to the clients’ needs with the flexibility to adapt and scale as required.

Taking care of colour costs

EMS also offers an intuitive Intelligent Colour Billing Solution.  Put simply, we automatically calculate the amount of colour toner you use per page and reflect this in your billing.  So you only get charged for the amount of colour you actually use.

The Benefits of Intelligent Colour Billing:

  • Reduce Print Costs – Only pay for the colour you use
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Complete visibility and traceability of your print costs
  • No compromise on print quality
  • Increased sustainability – Less toner usage means less waste

Data Security Kit

IT Printer Security is indispensable for secure business operations and uninterrupted processes.  Whether it is because of the increasing threat of cyber attacks, the growing number of applications and sensitive data, or new regulatory requirements, security in office communication represents a challenge for every place of education. 

Functions offered:

  • Encrypts documents and user data automatically before they are saved to the hard drive (in compliance with AES-256)
  • Overwrites data that is no longer required and memory areas from which data have already been “logically” deleted
  • Triple overwriting (standard setting): The same area is overwritten twice with a random pattern and finally with zeros
  • Password protected for administrators
  • Certified according to ISO 15408 EAL 2

Advantages for customers:

Protects confidential data right at the system level, and thus increases the protection of your  data against unauthorised access

  • Secure method for overwriting and encryption of data, which makes the restoration of information virtually impossible
  • Simple implementation and intuitive operation directly at the MFP or printer

The result of a data breach can be devastating to a school or college, large or small. As well as huge penalties, imposed by strict new compliance regulations there is damage to a schools reputation.  As firewalls are no longer enough to protect your data, it is essential to implement multiple layers of protection down to every network endpoint—from PCs to printer and address compliance requirements.

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The EMS Managed Print Solution provides robust energy efficient, high-speed, high-quality printing, copying, scanning devices.  We offer a wide range of machines with no capital outlay. Top quality service from our experienced team, plus toner all included one payment.  The EMS Managed Print Solution gives you complete visibility across your print environment allowing you to plan and budget accurately.  The first step to reducing your print costs is to contact the EMS team. 

You can call us on LoCall 1890 770 770 – Email sales@emscopiers.ie/contact-us

EMS at the IPPN Education Conference 2019

The IPPN Education Conference at Citywest Hotel Dublin is always a fantastic event and this year is no exception.  This year the conference subject is titled Sustainable Leadership – Challenges and Opportunities and includes some very interesting seminars.  Always an enjoyable event and a chance to meet up with old acquaintances.  Drop by and meet the team and enjoy a coffee.  Also, make sure to enter our daily draw and be in with a chance of winning a travel voucher worth €300!

 

 

EMS attended the County Kildare Chamber January Business Breakfast with guest speaker Stuart Lancaster at the Glenroyal Hotel.

Stuart Lancaster is currently head coach with Leinster Rugby. He was the former Head Coach of the England Rugby team from 2011-2015.

Stuart has extensive Leadership, Coaching and Management experience and has learned a lot of lessons at the sharp end of Professional Sport that would be applicable to any businesses interested in developing Leadership and understanding the dynamics of teams.

The team at EMS Copiers pulled on their Christmas jumpers on Friday, December 14th to raise funds for Children in Hospital Ireland

We were all delighted to help this fantastic organisation. Children in Hospital Ireland uses its expertise to make the hospital a happier place for children through play.    CHI is the only charity managing such a voluntary service in Irish hospitals.  By providing engaging and supportive play in wards, playrooms, emergency departments and outpatient departments, CHI volunteers nurture curiosity and creativity and provide a distraction from the stress of being in the hospital.

Pictured below presenting the cheque to Maura Lavelle, Marketing & Development Manager, CHI and Anna Gunning, CEO of CHI are Louise Bermingham and Frank Poland, EMS Copiers

We are looking for an enthusiastic Telesales Representative to cover Maternity Leave starting in January, with the possibility of continuing on a full/part-time basis thereafter. 

  Duties will include:

  •  Making outgoing business to business (B2B) telephone calls to prospective customers

  • Recording details of the telephone calls in the company database

 The ideal candidate will have:

  •  Basic computer skills

  • Excellent communication skills, including a clear, confident speaking voice and a friendly manner.

Training and mentoring will be provided.  Apply with your CV to kate@emscopiers.ie

 

What is a Managed Print Solution?

 

 

Essentially a Managed Print Solution is a new device/s with no capital outlay with maintenance and toner included.  All EMS devices print, copy and scan.  EMS offers a range of bespoke software solutions designed for specific functions or vertical markets to fit in with your business process.   Our software packs are essentially a mix of software, hardware and professional services that, when combined, produce a package of products bespoke to the clients’ needs with the flexibility to adapt and scale as required.

What type of company benefit from Managed Print?

There is a common myth among smaller businesses that Managed Print is only viable for organisations with a large staff base.  While EMS have implemented our Managed Print into large multi-location organisations, we have passed on significant savings to smaller companies with perhaps just a few members of staff.  Many of the smaller companies we work with are often surprised by how much they actually print and their subsequent spend.

Why an EMS Managed Print Solution is different

EMS provide a service based, dedicated, no frills, tailored Managed Print Solution.  So no, we don’t supply you with stationery, furniture or claim that our devices will make your morning coffee.  However, we can guarantee you that you will receive efficient, reliable devices, scalable software all backed up by a team of highly qualified and experienced field engineers.

The tailored approach – EMS take the time to get to know you and your business

Before we implement a Managed Print Solution we take the time to familiarize ourselves with the organisation, its layout and carry out a detailed audit of the volumes produced on the existing devices.  Factors such as the business expanding or downsizing are all taken into account.  By taking the time to go through this process EMS can provide a detailed and accurate analysis of potential cost and efficiency savings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Management and staff at EMS Copiers would like to wish all of our valued customers and friends a very Happy Christmas.  We look forward to working with you in 2019.

Christmas Business Hours:

Monday 17th December – Thursday 20th December 9 am – 5.30am

Office closes Friday 21st December at 1 pm

Normal business hours resume 9 am Wednesday 2nd January

Remember last toner orders taken Wednesday 19th December by 1pm !!

More and more of us realise that while we try to do our bit to “go greener” we need to replicate our habits in the workplace.

Busy offices all around the country will be familiar with the nonstop use of toner that your office photocopier or printer use every day and the potential impact that this could be having on the environment.  The protection of our environment is a very important part of our company policy. We face the challenge of harmonizing this responsibility with the reliability of our products whilst ensuring we keep your costs down!

What makes EMS office printers and photocopiers environmentally friendly?

  • All photocopiers and office printers comply with environmental directives driven by law
  • They do not use lead in any products due to strict conformity with the European Restrictions of Hazardous Substances Directive.
  • Non-toxic and non-carcinogenic toner
  • Fully recyclable materials
  • EMS will dispose of products free of charge and ensure they are disposed and recycled meeting the requirements of the European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014
  • Our machines are energy star certified

Toner-Waste Disposal    

Our toner meets the different requirements of our systems.

UTAX original toner is neither toxic nor carcinogenic. This is confirmed by the AMES test. The test results are stated in the security data sheets.

Some of our copiers have a sealed self-contained toner system that eliminates disagreeable physical contact with the toner. These advanced copiers leave no toner residues at all.

We will take back machines when they reach the end of life. Please contact us for details. “

“EMS Copiers is committed to meeting the requirements of the European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014. These Regulations require producers of electrical and electronic equipment to finance the takeback, for reuse or recycling, of WEEE resulting from products that we placed on the Irish market. In line with that commitment, EMS Copiers will take back WEEE from you.

Environment – Energy Consumption

 The energy consumption of electrical appliances is one important factor concerning their ecological efficiency. During the last years, considerable progress was made regarding the minimization of the energy consumption of copiers, fax machines and printers. This is vital for the protection of our natural resources.

In 1992 the US Office for Environmental Protection started the “Energy Star” programme. In 2001 this programme was officially introduced in the European Union. It covers standards regarding energy consumption of systems in the so-called standby mode. Since July 2009 revised and more stringent requirements apply. The systems which fulfil these standards are allowed to bear the “Energy Star” mark.

Environment – Emissions / Noise Level 

 There are also strict legal limiting values concerning emissions of systems. These values are fixed and checked in special measurements.

Some results of our products concerning ozone, dust and styrol are even lower than the legal values. The results are stated in our environmental data sheets.

Besides the positive emission values also the low noise level of our products leads to a pleasant work climate. Our systems are equipped with “stand-by” or “sleep” mode which eliminates noise almost completely. The noise level during operation is, like the other emission values, lower than prescribed by law. This ensures productive work.

 

Kildare Business Awards 2018

A really enjoyable evening was had by all at the K Club on Friday evening for this year’s Kildare Business Awards ceremony.  The compere for the evening, Keith Barry did an excellent job.  Also a massive “well done” to the K Club restaurant and kitchen staff who kept us fed and watered superbly for the evening.

EMS was delighted to sponsor and present awards to Punchestown Racecourse, Winners of the Social Media and Digital Marketing Award and EquineMediaRecord winners of the Start-Up Business of the Year category.

Pictured below: John O’Brien, Sales Manager, EMS Copiers presenting awards to both Punchestown Racecourse and EquineMediaRecord.  Also pictured some of the EMS team attending the awards.

 

Punchestown Winter Festival

A most pleasant start to the week!  We received this lovely note and gift from J.P. McManus, Martinstown Stud thanking EMS for sponsoring The EMS Copiers Risk Of Thunder Chase at Punchestown Racecourse recently.