Epson Business Printers Awarded Prestigious Industry Accolades

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 5, 2015 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of business imaging solutions, today announced Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware and software, has recognized Epson’s achievements for its business printing solutions. The WorkForce® Pro WF-R8590 and WF-8590 multifunction printers have received Summer 2015 Pick awards and Epson’s Replaceable Ink Pack technology earned an Outstanding Achievement in Innovation award.
“Epson prides itself on delivering high quality business printing solutions and to be recognized by such a prestigious industry influencer underscores our commitment to providing customers with low cost yet innovative tools to increase productivity,” said Larry Trevarthen, director, Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “We are honored to have received the Summer Pick award for our WorkForce Pro printers, as well as the Outstanding Achievement in Innovation award for the Replaceable Ink Pack System, a revolutionary way for workgroups and SMBs to approach color printing.”
Twice a year, the editors at BLI review all laboratory test data to select the top products that have been evaluated within the past six months. The solutions with the highest evaluation scores are awarded a Pick award within their respective industry categories.

Epson awards include:
WorkForce Pro WF-8590 Network Multifunction Color Printer: Outstanding Low- to Mid-Volume A3 Business Inkjet
Powered by Epson’s next generation printing technology, PrecisionCore®, the WorkForce Pro WF-8590 A3 multifunction printer saves up to 40 percent on printing costs versus color lasers1. Epson’s fastest office printer at speeds of 24 ISO ppm†† handles paper up to tabloid size and scans 11” x 17”. In addition, the WF-8590 comes equipped with PCL3 and Adobe® PostScript® support and is enabled with remote printer data collection compatible with MPS software solutions.
Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 Network Multifunction Color Printer: Outstanding Mid- to High-Volume A3 Business Inkjet
The WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 A3 multifunction printer features a Replaceable Ink Pack System that delivers up to 75,000 printed pages without changing the ink packs2. As with the WF-8590 model, it produces professional quality documents, a 1,830 sheet total paper capacity and high monthly duty cycle make this ideal for shared color printing on a network.
Epson Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS): Outstanding Achievement in Innovation
The Epson Replaceable Ink Pack System enables customers to print high impact color documents with lower running costs compared to color lasers. With page yields up to 75,000, customers will experience low-intervention convenience for their high-volume color printing needs.
“Epson’s innovative Replaceable Ink Pack System simplifies routine maintenance, generates very little waste and offers exceptionally high yields, which means downtime is virtually nonexistent,” said BLI Senior Analyst for Printers and A4 MFPs Marlene Orr. “The WorkForce Pro WF-8590 and WF-R8590 are ideal for workgroup users, offering low power consumption, support for A3 paper and a lower cost of ownership than laser models.”

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