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Robust printing for mining and industrial

Robust printing for mining and industrial

Mining and industrial activities have played a significant role in the development and growth of Australia. The Hunter Region boasts a rich history in this activity, which is why it’s clear to see how important the contribution has been from these sectors. The Sharp BP Series is valuable to any business and boasts several aspects that help businesses operate in mining and industrial activity. Such as mine sites, engineering, and manufacturing to name a few.

Firstly, the Sharp BP series is a reliable and recommended choice for businesses looking to upgrade to the newest print technology. Sharp has a long-standing reputation for producing high-quality, durable print equipment. The BP series is no exception. It’s a reliable workhorse, built to withstand the demands of industrial environments and increase efficiency and performance.

Robust printing

Mining and industrial businesses often deal with intricate diagrams, CAD drawings, and other project documents that require precision and clarity. This is where the Sharp BP series truly shines. Printing A3 diagrams and documents is not only fast but also crystal clear, ensuring that critical information is accurately conveyed to all stakeholders.

Overseeing mining and industrial sites involves overseeing several elements, such as supply, equipment, staffing, budgets, and deadlines, among others. Given these complexities, it’s crucial that every part of the operation works well to help complete projects and developments on time. The Sharp BP series is designed to be a seamless part of this process, offering reliability and consistency when you need it most.

An interesting change introduced in this series is a darker shell. Unlike previous models that are lighter grey, this new shell helps to hide fingerprints and marks that can come from working in environments that are exposed to dust and debris. So you can still look good while having the best equipment.

The hardcopy difference

While new technologies are undoubtedly helping businesses digitise many of their processes, we’ve seen a steady increase in the need for printing in-house. This comes from the need to have documents available fast particularly when changes are made or more copies are needed, such as when onboarding new staff. Across the mining and industrial sectors, hardcopy is often relied on for things like blueprints, safety guidelines and project reports. As a result, having a reliable and efficient MFD like the Sharp BP series becomes paramount in ensuring that essential hardcopy documents are readily available when needed.

Top to bottom scanning

Document scanning is important in any business, and for mining and industrial businesses is a critical part of administration and even version control. One feature our customers describe as helpful is dual page scanning, which happens when you insert documents into the scanning head or page feeder. In older models, the copier would reverse the document manually which could damage the document. In newer models, such as the Sharp BP-70 model, the machine takes two scans at once without needing to handle the paper further.

Security matters

Another important consideration for any business these days is security. Protecting your business from today’s cyber threats has never been more crucial, and without good measures in place can be inconvenient and costly. Sharp has considered this by offering security features like Bitdefender Antivirus, end-of-lease data erase and firmware attack prevention, among more.

Service you can depend on

Service is an important part of our business and with over 50 years as a trusted partner in business, we know how vital it is for your print equipment to be up and running when you need it. We’ve made it easier for anyone in your business to reach out for help via the QR Code at the front of every machine. For larger businesses like these, it’s common to see multiple machines, such as in different departments. When a machine needs some assistance, anyone in your team can easily scan the QR Code to log a request and we’ll know exactly what machine it is and where it’s located – saving time and hassles.

Easy to use and replenish

One of the key advantages of using Sharp printers and MFDs is their standardised interface and toners. This consistency makes it easier for staff to learn how to use them, reducing the learning curve and minimising potential confusion. Having the same toners across different devices also saves valuable time and ensures that the right consumables are always at hand.

In fast-paced mining and industrial sites, maximising uptime is vital. The Sharp BP series is specifically engineered to be fit for purpose, ensuring that your critical printing needs are met without disruptions. Its robust build and advanced features make it a dependable asset in an environment where downtime can be costly.

We’ve helped many businesses in this sector upgrade to the latest in print technology like the Sharp BP series. Reach out to our local team to learn more and see how we can help your business.

We’ve helped many organisations in the region optimise and grow their businesses

Put simply, they stick with us because we understand their business, offer a high level of expertise, and deliver the results they need. Don’t just take our word for it! See what some of our clients have to say.

"Exceptional service and price"

Greg and his team gave us a wide variety of options coupled with exceptional service and price. We now have an administration facility that is second to none.
Zoran Ilievski – Financial Controller
Belmont 16s Sailing Club

"Service that’s worth our loyalty"

The customer service is exceptional and like all technology, when there’s an issue, the team are immediately onto fixing it to keep our office running on schedule. They focus on delivering a service that’s worth our loyalty.
Ty Zink & Troy McLennon – Directors
Ray White Swansea

"Fantastic account managers"

Sascha is fantastic, he listened to our needs and found a machine that suited what we needed. We also work with Michael who is great, keeps in touch regularly and works to offer competitive pricing so we don’t have to shop around.
Peter Di Prinzio – Owner
Di Prinzio Concreting

"We can count on Sharp Office"

Sharp Office has certainly helped our team be more efficient in getting court books ready while presenting a very professional finish, that in-turn boosts the professional image of Osborn Law in court. When there is a high stress situation, we can count on Sharp Office to provide top-notch, quality service at the time you need it the most.
Christie Howson – Director
Osborn Law

"Reliable and trustworthy partner"

The customer service is exceptional and like all technology, when there’s an issue, the team are immediately onto fixing it to keep our office running on schedule. They focus on delivering a service that’s worth our loyalty.
Andrew Beattie – Director
PKF Newcastle & Sydney

"Great communication and outcome"

The communication was excellent, everything was well organised, and we were aware of timeframes at all stages. We are very happy with the outcome.
Michael Barber – Director
Laing+Simmons Newcastle