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Why You Should Choose Original HP Toner Over A Cheap Substitute.

Fri Aug 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

HP Toners Over Cheap Substitutes

As an HP MPS Best in Class and HP First Platinum Partner Genesis Technologies recommends printing with Original HP Toner cartridges that you can trust. Here’s why:

Quality – Precision output, page after page1

Keep your business running smoothly with Original HP cartridges that work the first time, every time.1

And with customer-ready prints 98% of the time, you don’t waste money on reprints.1

Experience why 9 out of 10 technicians who recommend cartridges say they recommend Original HP toner cartriges.2

Sustainability – Free and easy recycling to help close the loop3

Did you know that 100% of Original HP toner cartridges contain recycled content?4

Contact Genesis Technologies at 800.436.1994 to help you get started on a recycling plan today and your cartridges will never see a landfill.3

Buy from a leader in social impact and accelerate your sustainability goals.

Indoor Air Quality – Meet eco-label emission criteria

HP voluntarily designs and tests its printing systems5 to meet IAQ eco-label emission guidelines to help protect your customers and employees from exposure to elevated levels of volatile organic compounds.6

Using only Original HP cartridges can give you confidence your HP printing system5 will perform with EPEAT guidelines and help maintain office air quality.

Security – Designed for security you can trust7

HP is vigilant about recognizing and mitigating security risks in the supply chain to help reduce the risk of malicious code entering the printer cartridge chip.

From design to programming, installation and packaging,8 security features help protect your printer and your data so your IT resources can focus on other priorities.7

Considering a cheap substitute?

Service calls – Technicians are over 3X as likely to make a service call when non-HP toner cartridges are used.2

Environment – Nearly 90% of non-HP toner cartridges end up in a landfill.9

Indoor air quality – When tested, 96% of non-HP toner cartridges failed eco-label guidelines and emitted up to 181% over the allowed limit of total volatile organic compunds.6

Security – Some imitation cartridge chips can be reprogrammed. HP chips are tamper-resistant to help reduce the risk of malicious code entering the printer cartridge chip.7

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If you would like to start using Original HP cartridges with an HP printing system allow Genesis Technologies help you identify the right equipment for your environment.

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  • 1 North America results based on 2018 SpencerLab Color and 2019 SpencerLab Monochrome Reliability studies for North America, both commissioned by HP. Color study compared Original HP color cartridges with six brands of non-HP cartridges for the HP LaserJet Pro color 400 M451dn; CE410A/X, CE411A/412A/413A cartridges. See Monochrome study compared Original HP cartridges with seven brands of non-HP cartridges for the HP LaserJet Pro M402 and Pro M521 printers; HP 26A and 55A cartridges. See
  • 2 2019 NA Market Strategies International study commissioned by HP. Results based on 222 surveys from HP ServiceOne Partners who have at least 6 months of experience servicing HP monochrome and Color LaserJet printers with HP and non-HP toner cartridges installed and have done so within the previous 12 months of the study. See
  • 3 Program availability varies. For details, see com/recycle.
  • 4 100% of Original HP toner cartridges contain between 5-45% post-consumer or post-industrial recycled content. Does not include toner bottles. See com/go/recycledcontent for list.
  • 5 An HP printing system consists of HP printer, HP paper, and Original HP supply. Blue Angel DE-UZ 205 emissions criteria or earlier versions applicable when printing system launched.
  • 6 Nov 2019 WKI Blue Angel Indoor Air Quality study, commissioned by HP, in compliance with DE-UZ 205: 21 imitation and five remanufactured toner cartridge brands compatible with HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdw (CF410A, 411A, 412A, 413A) purchased in EMEA, LA, and NA regions. See com/go/IAQnonhpWKI2019.
  • 7 HP Office-class printing systems include Enterprise-class devices with FutureSmart firmware 4.5 or above, Pro-class devices, and their respective Original HP toner, PageWide, and ink cartridges. Does not include HP integrated printhead ink cartridges. See and
  • 8 Digital supply-chain tracking, hardware, and packaging security features vary locally by SKU.
9 2018 NA InfoTrends Supplies Recycling study, commissioned by HP. Findings are based on average results of interviews with 7 remanufacturers, 2 NBC manufacturers, 3 empty collectors and 3 distributors. See



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