Xerox unveils $60 million toner plant in N.Y.

Staff reports

On Monday, Xerox Corp. opened  its first U.S. based emulsion aggregation toner plant.

The five-story 100,000-square-foot plant located on their Webster campus will be staffed by more than 40 chemical engineers and cost $60 million to build.

The plant will increase Xerox's capacity to create toner for the company's speciality print, copy, scan and fax products. 

According to a news release from Xerox, the emulsion aggregation type of toner produces better quality prints and is more environmentally friendly than traditional toner.

Xerox officials said the plant is designed to be energy efficiency and is packed with more than 4,000 sensors to track information about temperature, humidity, air flow and other variables.