Manufacturing, particularly as a direct supplier to other companies or OEMs, is a very challenging business model. It is impossible to tell on any given day what orders will be placed, over and above any standing manufacturing orders, or what piece of equipment or machine may require unscheduled repair or replacement.
HP is taking a different direction in 2017 for their HP Inkjet Printer in Oshkosh WI line. The company is adopting the subscription concept for customers who want to print, and print often. It is an approach that has proven successful for video streaming and other industries, but will it work for