News Release 2017

Brother Wins BLI 2017 Line of the Year Award and Winter 2017 Pick award in Printers/MFPs

February 10, 2017

Brother Industries, Ltd.

Brother Industries, Ltd., (President, Toshikazu Koike, hereinafter Brother) has won the "2017 Line of the Year Award" and "Winter 2017 Pick award" in Printers/MFPs, based on rigorous evaluation by Buyers Laboratory*(hereinafter BLI), a division of Keypoint Intelligence, an independent evaluation organization.

Plaques from BLI

President,Toshikazu Koike has received a plaque from BLI


Winning Brother Products

Monochrome Printers/MFPs

Comment from BLI

"Brother's monochrome products have always been known for their excellent reliability, intuitive design, and great overall value," said BLI Director of Office Equipment Product Analysis Marlene Orr. "With the recent introduction of their workhorse models, Brother has a complete and robust line for business users. Adding in features, like NFC technology, a wide variety of mobile print support and the award-winning Brother Web Connect, which lets users scan documents to searchable and editable file types and route them to, or print from, popular cloud platforms, it's clear why Brother's monochrome products are an excellent choice for business."


Comment from BLI

"Brother's monochrome printers and MFPs provide business users with exactly what they need in a monochrome device-affordability, ease of use and superb reliability," said BLI Director of Office Equipment Product Analysis Marlene Orr. "The HL-L6300DW gives mid-size workgroups fast speeds, cloud connectivity and a low cost of ownership."

We are extremely honored to receive these awards. Brother continuously makes efforts to pursue improvements and product innovation to provide superior value to customers.

  • *: About BLI (a Division of Keypoint Intelligence LLC)
    The leading provider of intelligence on the document imaging and software solutions industry, BLI has been putting products to the test for more than 50 years. BLI Pick awards, presented twice annually, acknowledge the hardware and software offerings that measure up as the best in their respective categories throughout rigorous lab testing. Line of the Year awards honor the manufacturers whose product line is determined to be the best overall based on the cumulative test results of all models tested in BLI's rigorous two-month laboratory evaluation. Unique in the industry, the comprehensive tests assess a wide range of the most important features and performance factors for buyers. BLI acquired InfoTrends, leading market research and consulting company, in 2015, and together formed Keypoint Intelligence LLC in November 2016.
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