For over 50 years, Buyers Laboratory (BLI) has been the leading source for unbiased and
reliable intelligence for the global digital imaging industry. BLI was founded in 1961
by the late Arthur Kallet, the co-founder and 20-year head of Consumers Union, publisher
of the highly respected Consumer Reports magazine. (BLI is not affiliated with
Consumers Union). In February 2004, BLI was acquired by publishing industry veterans
Michael Danziger and Mark Lerch. Messrs. Danziger and Lerch invested in digitization
of content, expansion of product categories, coverage of software solutions, and
international expansion beginning with office locations in London and Hong Kong
in 2005. In 2012, John Lawler, a 25-year information industry veteran, joined BLI
as Chief Executive Officer, with the goal of enhancing the depth and breadth of
services to assist imaging industry customers achieve their goals for growth,
quality and profitability. Messrs. Danziger and Lerch remain as active advisors
and members of the BLI Board of Directors.
Today, 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
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 and “Pick of the Year” awards
||Unparalleled private testing services for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
||Advisory services for business consumers.
All of BLI's competitive information services can be accessed in our exciting
web-based, imaging intelligence product, bliQ
BLI is completely independent in all of our testing processes and subsequent reporting.
With BLI, you can count on unbiased data and information. All of our product evaluations
are conducted by highly experienced employees in our on-site testing facility 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