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Jo-Ann Introduces ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers


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Jo-Ann Introduces ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers

Hudson, OH (PRWEB) September 13, 2013

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, is excited to announce that it now carries the incredible ZINK hAppy Smart App Printer line on an exclusive basis in select brick and mortar stores. The new Smart App Printers make it possible to create and print everything from labels to scrapbooks, home decor and more.

Jo-Ann is thrilled to be the first retailer to offer the ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers in our stores. The hAppy Smart App Printers make it so easy to print photos and designs from mobile devices creativity truly lies in the palm of your hands with this new device. I cannot wait to see what our customers come up with, said Connie Van Gilder, buyer, paper crafting, for Jo-Ann.

hAppy and hAppy+ are portable, Wi-Fi®, app-accessories that allow you to print directly from smart phones and tablets - no ink necessary. Just download the free ZINK Design & Print Studio app onto a smartphone or tablet (or use a third party compatible app); load a ZINK zRoll (photographic-quality ZINK Paper in roll form), design, and then wirelessly print to the hAppy.

Were thrilled to partner with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores on the retail launch of the hAppy Smart App Printer line, said Mary Jeffries, CEO, ZINK Imaging. Jo-Ann customers will discover that hAppy is the perfect tool for creating and organizing.

A crafters and organizers dream, the hAppy is a new way to design and print full color labels, photos, stickers, tags, coupons and more, without any ink. Create gifts, memory books, cards, decor, party favors and more even organize any room. To explore the amazing projects created with hAppy, visit

The ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers use ZINK zRolls, the revolutionary ZINK Zero Ink Paper® in roll form, for the ultimate in easy, colorful and smudge-free printing. ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers are compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. hAppy is also compatible with Android smartphones and tablets and Amazon Kindle Fire tablets.

The ZINK hAppy Smart App Printer is now available in select Jo-Ann stores and on To find the nearest Jo-Ann to you, use the store locator at

About Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nations leading fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, more than 800 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need, conveniently under one roof. For additional information, visit To make creative connections, visit

About ZINK® Zero Ink® Printing Technology

ZINK® Zero Ink® Printing Technology from ZINK Imaging is a revolutionary approach to printing that makes it possible to print in full-color without ink cartridges, ribbons or toner. The key to the ink-free system is the patented ZINK Paper®, an advanced composite material embedded with cyan, yellow and magenta dye crystals and with a protective polymer overcoat. Before printing, the dye crystals are colorless making ZINK Paper look like regular white photo paper. The ZINK Smart App Printers use heat to activate and colorize these crystals. The result is full-color, high quality, long-lasting and durable images.

About ZINK hAppy Smart App Printers

The ZINK hAppy family from ZINK Imaging is a comprehensive line of products, all created to empower anyone to be more productive and creative at home or at work. The hAppy ecosystem includes a new category of devices called Smart App Printers, ink-free ZINK zRolls, a variety of digital content such as apps and design elements, complementary accessories, and the support and integration of third-party printing standards.

About ZINK Imaging

ZINK Imaging Inc., a privately held company, was founded to enable millions of customers to enjoy the magic of ZINK® Zero Ink® products. ZINK Imaging invented, manufactures, and is a supplier of the ZINK Printing Technology and the ZINK Paper®. In addition to ZINK branded products, the technology is utilized by partner companies that bring ZINK-enabled products to market under their respective brands. ZINK Imagings headquarters and research and development labs are in Massachusetts, with a state of the art manufacturing facility in Whitsett, North Carolina. For more information, please visit (ZINK, Zero Ink, hAppy, hAppy+, Smart App Printer, and zRoll are registered trademarks of ZINK Imaging Inc. All rights reserved.)

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