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£656,000 down, billions left to go.

We're back with another counterfeit seizure, this time happening in Dubai, where Gulf News reported that seven people were arrested at the same time as over half a million pounds of counterfeit toner cartridges were seized.

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Be Careful Who You Buy From!

This week's lesson is that you should be very wary of who you buy your cartridges from, and where and how they are actually made.

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A bright tunnel ahead of brexit?

The success of ECS heavily contributes towards a circular economy. Being a UK remanufacturer of toner cartridges, we play a big part in trying to achieve this. 

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Chinese Whispers

It's no secret that the United Kingdom and China are two of the greatest remanufacuters that currently exist in the world. It's likely that different methods are used between the two countries, but what could Britain potentially learn from China, and vice versa? 

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Even well-known retailers can be the worst place to buy toner cartridges

You'll be shocked to know which well-known retailer is still selling counterfeit toner cartridges...

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What are the benefits for a remanufacturer?

Alongside the benefits to the customer and the environment, which was discussed in our previous two blogs, there are also benefits of being a remanufacturer that you might not have been aware of.

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What are the benefits of remanufacturing for the environment?

As we discussed in last week's blog, remanufactured products can provide an array of benefits to the customer, including price and product availability, but the rewards of being a remanufacturer don't end there.


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What does remanufacturing do for the customer?

Last week we celebrated Reman Day - a day for all remanufacturers to celebrate our industry, and all our contributions to it. Remanufacturing is pivotal for a sustainable future and is a key contributor to the global economy. So, shouldn't everyday be Reman Day?

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Are glass milk bottles back in fashion?

Does the familiar sound of milk bottles clinking together and being placed outside your door bring back memories? It has been reported that traditional milkmen all over the country have discovered an extreme interest in glass-bottled milk again. But how could this be?

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Quality Vs Quantity: Which is more important?

Your answer to this question is likely to be "It depends", but let's see what your thoughts are when given this question in a scenario you might not have considered.

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What Makes The Toner Tick?

When you buy a toner cartridge, quality is of utmost importance. Anything below high quality, high performance and long term reliability is unacceptable, but how can you make sure that you're getting a good deal, as well as all of the above?

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'Fakes' And How To Spot them

The issue of counterfeit cartridges has plagued the industry for long enough and it stops today, starting with you. Malaysia is the latest country to tackle the problem and announced some interesting news earlier this week. 

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Plates Full Of Plastic

What will you be having for your tea tonight? Fish? If that's the case, you'll also be having yourself a nice portion of plastic too, dinner is served!

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It's Time to Start Thinking About Britain's Interests

How often do we think about ourselves and put ourselves first? It's about time we do just that. Britain are on the cusp of leaving the European Union for good, with article 50 being triggered on the 29th Marth 2017, we expect to leave the EU no later than 29th March 2019. 

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ECS Brochure 2017

Effective Consumable Solutions (ECS) 2017 Brochure

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Season's Greetings To All Our Partners


With the holidays now just around the corner I want to wish you, your family and your colleagues, health and prosperity in 2017.

We’re working hard to make sure that 2017 will bring you the products and solutions you want; look out for more details in the New Year! Now, it’s time to put up your feet and enjoy the festive break, see you next year.


Warm festive wishes,

Chris, Felicity and the rest of the Effective Consumable Solutions team.


ECS are looking forward to what they are hoping will be a successful networking opportunity with new and existing clients, at the most popular exhibition in Europe for printer and photocopier dealerships.

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Superstar Wanted

Due to expansion we have a rare opportunity to join our established, forward thinking and reputable organisation as a Field Sales Executive to be located within the UK.  

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Canon CEXV28/29 Drum Units

Introducing our very own proven and tested OEM alternative drum units, for use with Canon IR-C5030 and IR-C5045.

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Others compete on price. We compete on value

ECS (UK) Ltd products are engineered using only the best qualified parts and components for our cartridges, passed by our very own Technical Director whose primary purpose it is to deliver the ultimate, in tested premium parts and consumables for your machines.  

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