Maples Teesdale

Maples Teesdale reduce paper consumption





Maples Teesdale LLP approached DMC Canotec as they had an ongoing challenge managing a multi-brand fleet of standalone devices. Their lack of print management software meant that monitoring and controlling document related costs and accounting for potential billable work was a manual and time consuming process that was not a productive use of the administration staff’s time.

“DMC Canotec offer an approachable, professional service throughout. The devices are very efficient and robust; on the rare occasion any problems arise they are dealt with by an engineer extremely efficiently to get the device back up and running.”

Jon Berry | IT Manager |Maples Teesdale

How we helped

Following a period of consultation with key stakeholders and subsequent visits to Canon and Ricoh showrooms, Maples Teesdale’s requirements were distilled. The recommendation was to implement a fleet of Ricoh Colour Multifunctional devices and also Ricoh Desktop Printers. These devices were enabled with the Professional Print Management software Equitrac.


The new fleet enabled Equitrac users to look up and enter a matter reference against all copy and print. The application also gave Maples Teesdale increased visibility and accountability against users and departments delivered through a weekly report.


The added benefit of the Equitrac system is that it was also compatible with the companies practice management software. The new solution has also given the added benefit of Follow Me Printing, which enables staff to collect prints from any enabled device of their choosing whilst providing secure document release for tighter compliance.


Overall copy and print volumes were reduced thereby making Maples Teesdale significant savings.

Printing habits were changed as a result of the software’s ability to purge unnecessary print jobs and force smarter rules.

The new devices delivered increased performance, functionality, reliability and print quality.

Customer Profile

Legal Sector

1 Location

150+ Staff

Maples Teesdale LLP Solicitors is a leading niche commercial property law firm, totally focused on the UK property industry.


Maples Teesdale’s strategy is to provide an excellent legal service with plenty of partner input; Expert commercial advice on the real estate sector; A stable legal team who get to know their clients and businesses well; A realistic and competitive approach to legal fees.

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