Apex has launched new replacement chips for the NEC 4C150 series of color printers. According to Apex, the new release features an ASIC design with consistent performance. In addition, it is also claimed to be easy to install in recycled cartridges. In June 2021, NEC has released the A4 color page printer Color MultiWriter 4C150 with a printing speed of 31ppm. Its smaller size and lighter weight made it possible to install in any office limited by space. Apex Microelectronics is the largest manufacturer and systematic solution provider of integrated circuit chips, masters the core technologies such as CPU design technology, multi-core SoC chip design technology.