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Retail Inkjet Solutions, Inc. (RIS®)

Company Description

RIS Logo with Text and Registerd Trademark v2Retail Inkjet Solutions Inc. (RIS®) is an innovative company that is passionate about finding better ways to print – while saving money for the consumer and also doing something positive for the environment. Founded in 2004, we are the global leader in on-site inkjet printer cartridge refilling technology.


The multi-patented RIS InkCenter® kiosk is deployed in more than 670 participating retail locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe – including Costco Wholesale, Sam’s Club, Fry’s Electronics, E.Leclerc, Auchan, Metro Cash & Carry, Intermarché, Cora, Saturn and select University Bookstores. RIS provides customers with unmatched printing quality while delivering savings of up to 70% over the purchase of a new ink cartridge. For more information, visit our website at or our online store at




Here’s what RIS® can offer you…



Introduction to the RIS® InkCenter®

Inkjet Printer Cartridge Basics

RIS InkCenter Equipment Overview – Operator Training

How to Refill Integrated Printheads (HP/Canon IPH Cartridges) – Operator Training 


How to Refill Ink Tanks (HP/Canon/Epson/Brother Cartridges) – Operator Training 

RIS Press Coverage

rod-eslinger_with-title_smGAP INTELLIGENCE — The Current State of the Ink Refill Market: Q&A with Roderick Eslinger from RIS:

GAP INTELLIGENCE — Major Trends Shaping the Printer Supplies:

ENX MAGAZINE — The Current State of the Ink Refill Market: A Q&A with Roderick Eslinger from RIS:



InkCenter® – A Full Service Solution

Our setup process consists of installation plus training completed in a single day, and includes:

  • Installation of patented InkCenter® Refill machine(s),
  • Ongoing training and customer care,
  • All consumable supply fulfillment,
  • Management reporting of trends, sell-through, and
  • Continuous customer education and support through


RIS InkCenter® Refill Machine(s) 

Our patented technology was created in-house by a team of chemical, electronic, and mechanical engineers.  The touch screen guided four (4)-step refill process is supported by:

  • More than 14 patents and counting,
  • Cartridge selection covering 90% of today’s market, and
  • An international field services and customer care team.


Why Retailers choose Inkjet Refilling 

  • Customer satisfaction: refilling addresses the No. 1 customer pain point – price.
  • Customer traffic:  our service drives repeat customer visits and the time-in-store favorably impacts basket sales.
  • Differentiation: the incremental service of providing on-site refilling differentiates from the ‘me-too’ OEM branded cartridge selection.
  • Eco-Friendly: as a solution aligned with sustainability objectives, the environmental benefits of reducing single-use plastic drive customer loyalty.



Purchase Refilled Cartridges On-Line

If none of our retail ink refill centers are convenient for you and you would like to try a refilled, remanufactured HP, Canon, Epson, Brother, Lexmark or Dell ink cartridge from our on-line web site, INKPLICITY, our ink cartridges have a high reliability rating, come with a 1-year warranty and provide free shipping for all orders above $30 (USA residents only). BONUS – you can save an extra 15% by entering code ‘SAVE15’ into the coupon/code field during cart checkout:




Our headquarters are located in the U.S., but we have field service agents internationally. If you are a retailer interested in adding this service to your store, call or contact 

Retail Inkjet Solutions, Inc. (RIS)
1916 Palomar Oaks Way Ste. 100
Carlsbad, CA 92008-5509, USA

T: 858.753.0233
F: 858.876.1561

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