149 mln multifunction printer/copiers to ship by 2009

Worldwide shipments of printers, copiers and flatbed multifunction products will grow to nearly 149 mln in 2009, reflecting 5% compound annual growth. Developing markets in Latin America will see the highest growth.

Worldwide shipments of printers, copiers and flatbed multifunction products will grow to nearly 149 mln in 2009, reflecting 5% compound annual growth. Developing markets in Latin America will see the highest growth. End-user spending will remain relatively stable at about 1%, according to Gartner.