Buyers Lab. The Leader. The Expert. The Source.
For over 47 years, Buyers Laboratory (BLI) has been the leading source for unbiased and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry. BLI was founded in 1961 by the late Arthur Kallet, the co-founder and 20-year head of Consumers Union, the publisher of the highly respected Consumer Reports magazine (BLI is not affiliated with Consumers Union).
Today, with offices in New York, Hong Kong and England, BLI remains the leading authority and provider of critical intelligence on the imaging industry and continually renews its commitment to provide the highest quality products and services to Original Equipment Manufacturers, Dealers and Business Consumers.
Our products include:
- Comprehensive reports including Field and Laboratory Test Reports, First Look Reports, Solutions Reports, Productivity Reports and Special Reports on topics important to the industry
- Insightful industry news and analysis, including two “Pick of the Year” Awards announcements
- Unparalleled private testing services for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
- Advisory services for business consumers.
All of BLI's competitive information services can be accessed through our web-based, imaging intelligence service, bliQ.
BLI is completely independent and unbiased in all of our testing processes and subsequent reporting. All of our product evaluations are conducted by highly experienced employees in our on-site testing facilities where we evaluate and report on hundreds of new copier, printer, fax and multi-function (MFP) products each year.
With over four decades of leading the product testing field, BLI is the recognized expert in the industry. With proven, controlled techniques and accurate reporting, BLI's comprehensive array of products and services provide you with the most credible source for global competitive intelligence—allowing you to make informed and profitable business decisions.