US production copier and printer market up 27% in 2004

The US production copier and printer market grew 27% in 2004 to 102,512 unit shipments, fueled by color copiers and printers in the 31-to-40-page-per-minute segment. Spurred by digital copiers and color devices, the market will reach almost 270,000 units in 2009, Gartner says.