Lowes is a leading Australian menswear retail chain with hundreds of stores Australia wide. Founded in 1898, it continues to expand steadily and is famous for the catch phrase “At Lowes”.

Machines in field: 260 devices
Staff numbers: Number of Employees: 1,900
Sites Australia wide: 218
Brands supported under MPS: Brother

Main benefits: Lowes have a wide footprint across Australia, a key factor of the SmartPrint solution was centralised management, one bill nationally per month and dedicated personal account management.

Client feedback: “We were looking for a solution provider to manage services, maintenance and supplies for our entire fleet of printers that had a close alignment with the manufacturers.”

Opal Aged Care

Opal Aged Care (formerly Domain Principal Group) is one of the leading, privately owned aged care providers in Australia. With 72 homes in four states providing specialist aged care services for a range of needs including dementia and respite care services.

Machines in field: 322 devices
Staff numbers: Number of Employees: 7,000
Sites Australia wide: 72
Brands supported under MPS: Konica and HP

Main benefits: Easy on management - Opal IT Staff are able to work on areas of the business requiring industry/internal knowledge.

Client feedback: “SmartPrint has simplified our print fleet management significantly and provides us expert advice in areas that we would not otherwise know.”


Cardno is a ASX-listed professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Originally founded in 1945, the Brisbane-based engineering firm became Cardno in 2002.

Machines in field: 240 devices
Staff numbers: Number of Employees: 1,480
Sites Australia wide: 48
Brands supported under MPS: Konica and HP

Main benefits: We streamlined all print devices nationally, added Follow-Me print solution and SmartPrint continue to drive down our costs.

Client feedback: “SmartPrint offer personalised support and know our account intimately, they don’t keep our staff on-hook and are really easy to deal with across all of our business units.
Valspar Paints

Valspar is the fourth largest global manufacturer and distributor of paints and coatings. A large range of well-known labels such as Wattyl, Cabots and of course Valspar paints are in stores around Australia and worldwide catering for professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.

Machines in field: 255 devices
Staff numbers: Number of Employees: 1,100
Sites Australia wide: 100 +
Brands supported under MPS: Konica and HP

Main benefits: By engaging SmartPrint, Valspar Paints have a singular port of call and one company to service all their locations across Australia and New Zealand for the provision of Managed Print services.

Client feedback: “SmartPrint offered a comprehensive Managed Print Service solution across Australia & New Zealand not only for our administrative office location but also our critical retail locations.”