Epson has published its ‘Green Choice’ sustainability report. The 48-page non-financial report provides comprehensive details of the sustainability and CSR measures actioned by Epson across its entire EMEA operations. During 2020 Epson has made significant progress in aligning its business activities to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a commitment it made following the 2016 Paris Accord and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Committed to meeting the needs of today’s print service providers, Epson today introduced the SureColor® V7000 – its first UV flatbed printer designed for printing outstanding-quality outdoor signage, promotional goods and more. Delivering bright, colorful, tactile prints with low graininess and smooth gradation, the ultra-productive SureColor V7000 4’x8’ printer brings a new level of image quality, productivity and convenience to print service providers. Capable of printing on a variety of rigid substrates up to 3-inches thick, the new Epson UV flatbed printer is a flexible, reliable, entry-level flatbed solution.

Epson America, Inc., will be participating in the upcoming Virtual Digital Packaging Summit from Dec. 1-3, 2020. The event is focused on segments including labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons, and corrugated printing and converting applications.

Epson have announced the first 8.5-inch wide desktop dye-sublimation printer – the SureColor® F170 – enabling creative individuals and small businesses to easily get started in the personalized promotional goods market. Designed to deliver fast, reliable dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, the new printer is ideal for home or small businesses and start-ups looking to expand their product offering into the gifting and promo goods sector. The new printer delivers an affordable and intuitive solution for creating personalized awards, mugs, mousepads, face masks, mobile phone covers, t-shirts, hats, and more.

Epson has announced it has won two PRINTING United Alliance 2020 Product of the Year Awards – the SureColor® F6370 won in the “Roll-to-Roll Dye-Sublimation on Metal” category and the SureColor F10070 won in the “Roll-to-Roll Dye-Sublimation on Textile ($50K-$100K)” category. Previously called the SGIA Product of the Year awards, this marks the sixth consecutive year the Epson SureColor F-Series dye-sublimation printer line has received the prestigious award. Epson’s full line of SureColor F-Series dye-sublimation printers will be displayed during Epson’s Insight Days showcase at PRINTING United Digital Experience on Nov. 9 and 12, 2020.

In one of the most challenging years ever for people and businesses, it is heartening to be able to talk about the creation of a new business. Which, in itself, is supporting the formation and growth of other new businesses. Steve Wallwork and Colin Washbourne have set up Ad-Venture Sign and Image in Consett in the North East. Specialising in delivering sign, print and display services to companies large and small in the local area and beyond.

Epson have announced the SurePress® L-6534VW digital LED UV inkjet label press and the GM ECON finisher are now available in a bundle with special pricing under promotional terms. Together, the SurePress L-6534VW label press and the specially configured ECON finisher provide an end-to-end label press solution for near line to integrated hybrid printing systems. The SurePress L-6534VW and ECON finisher deliver a full feature set that allows converters to automate printing operations, increase both productivity and profitability, and provide substantial cost-savings.

Epson has been awarded Platinum status for CSR by independent assessors EcoVadis. The platinum rating, which was established in 2020, indicates that Epson was ranked among the top 1% of companies in its industry. Epson had received a gold rating the previous three years. Gold is awarded to companies that score in the top 5% of companies evaluated.

Allowing for the creation of exhibition quality prints from the convenience of a desktop, Epson today announced the 13-inch SureColor® P700 and 17-inch SureColor P900 desktop photo printers are now shipping. The new compact desktop printers, which replace the SureColor P600 and SureColor P800 respectively, are the first models equipped with a new 10-channel MicroPiezo® AMCTM printhead, with dedicated channels for both Photo and Matte Black ink types, and new UltraChrome® PRO10 pigment ink* with Violet for an extremely wide color gamut. In parallel, Epson today released the new Epson Print Layout software for iOS® devices,1 allowing users to easily print directly from an iPhone or iPad in a full color managed workflow.2

London personalised photo canvas printing business Parrot Print has invested in its fourth Epson SureColor SC-S80600 following a period of record growth.

Epson America, Inc., will be participating in the upcoming PRINTING United Digital Experience from Oct. 26-Nov. 12, demonstrating its leading wide-format printing solutions for print service providers.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of a new Epson driver for CalderaRIP Version 13.1. This new driver expands the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals and further enhances its user experience.

Digital textile printing technology pioneer, Epson has announced the ML-8000 – the entry model in the Monna Lisa series that combines performance and usability to meet the needs of the digital textile market for flexibility and sustainability. With its 8 latest PrecisionCore printheads, the ML-8000 reaches typical print speed of 155 square metres per hour (600x600 dpi – 2 pass*1).

Epson announced Cloud Solution Port for customers looking to increase their productivity and improve the planning and costing of their print production.

With the launch of the SureColor SC-R5000 Series, Epson has expanded its signage printer line up to include a resin ink solution, offering print service providers and creative design agencies the ability to produce a wide range of signage and high value applications with environmentally friendly, quality results. The printer is available from December 2020.

For sign makers who are looking to expand their offering and produce quality UV signage, Epson announced the launch of its first UV LED flatbed signage printer on September 17, 2020. The SureColor SC-V7000 builds on the success of Epson’s range of SureColor S Series signage printers, delivering quality, fast and reliable results on a variety of different media. The printer will be available from November 2020.

Worcester's Sign Here struggled to match a vibrant shade of orange for a vehicle wrap, until it invested in a new Epson SureColor S80600 from reseller SEDO.

Specialist systems distributor and service provider, ArtSystems, has launched new SignMaker Bundles to the Authorised Epson SureColor S Series reseller channel.

As consumers and brands become increasingly conscious of the origins of the clothing and fabrics they purchase, textile manufacturers need to be able to prove their eco credentials.

Epson America today announced its first 76-inch industrial-level dye-sublimation solution – the SureColor® F10070. Designed to offer reliability, versatility and round-the-clock productivity at a low total cost of ownership, the SureColor F10070 was engineered to meet the evolving needs of today’s textile industry and support the expansion of textile sourcing and production in the U.S. Featuring four 4.7-inch PrecisionCore® printheads and a new hot-swappable ink system, the printer delivers continuous roll-to-roll performance at production speeds up to 2,700 sqft/hr.1 An ideal solution for print shops looking to fulfill large orders, it consistently produces high-quality, bright textiles for fashion, sports apparel, home décor, soft signage, and more.

Epson America, Inc., will be participating in the upcoming virtual Sony Kando Everywhere event Aug. 15-16. Throughout the event, Epson will be hosting presentations in its online booth by renowned photographers on printing and the importance of the print for both professional and advanced amateur photographers. Epson will also conduct presentations on its award-winning SureColor® P-Series printers, including the new SureColor P700 and P900 desktop printers, as well as Epson Print Layout software and Signature Worthy and Legacy papers.

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