Epson Announces Distribution Partnership with Cranel to Better Serve Document Imaging Partners

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – March 9, 2021 – Epson America, one of the fastest growing scanner brands in America, has partnered with Cranel to distribute its lineup of Epson document scanning solutions. Cranel offers Epson’s document scanner portfolio to its national network of office equipment dealers, independent software vendors and value-added resellers. The collaboration amplifies the reach of Epson’s scanners to professional document imaging partners and provides a wider range of scanning solutions to meet customers’ needs.

“The collaboration with Cranel creates greater accessibility for our document imaging partners to provide the tools needed to help businesses improve efficiency, productivity and agility,” said Carrie Fox, director, Product Marketing for Scanners, Consumables, and Software, Epson America. “As Epson continues to build on its reputation as a world leader in scanning technology, our business is constantly evolving to provide the best support possible for both document imaging partners and end users.”

From portable to desktop, workgroup and flatbed document scanners, Epson, a leader in image capturing technology, provides a range of fast and dependable business scanning solutions to enhance any work environment. Epson works closely with leading third-party software companies to ensure drop-in compatibility into virtually any existing workflow. All Epson commercial document scanners include a 3-year limited warranty1 with Next-Business-Day Replacement,2 and most Epson models are equipped with TWAIN and ISIS® drivers for integration with existing document management systems and seamless workflow compatibility.

“Cranel is committed to growing our share in the document scanner market space, which is why we are strengthening our line of document scanning solutions to offer the Epson portfolio to our network of partners,” said Scott Slack, vice president of marketing and support, Cranel. “Epson is well-known for its dedication to engineering leading document scanning technology, fostering a comprehensive partner program and building an experienced national sales team. These are the key ingredients partners can rely upon when working to achieve profitability and long-term success.”

Epson’s broad lineup of business document scanning solutions is designed to suit a variety of work environments – from mobile scanners for professionals on-the-go professionals to high-volume scanners for fast-paced offices. Epson’s high-speed document scanners, such as the DS-970, offer fast speeds of 85 ppm/170 ipm3 for batch scanning in environments where efficiency and dependability are paramount. Epson also offers network scanners, such as the newest DS-730N that includes built-in, secure networking4 for flexible, remote scanning to online storage accounts,5 email and more, whether working in the corporate or home office.

Availability

Epson’s line of document scanning solutions is available through authorized CaptureProSM resellers. For more information on Cranel’s Epson document scanner offerings, visit cranel.com/products/. For more information on Epson’s document scanning portfolio, please visit epson.com/document-scanners-for-business.

About Cranel

Cranel is a distributor of document, check and print management technologies—hardware, software, and services—helping businesses simplify processes and gain operational efficiencies. Cranel supports independent software vendors, office equipment dealers and value-added resellers across multiple industries. A resource and advocate to channel partners, both manufacturers and customers, Cranel provides value-adds that include extensive distribution experience, technology knowledge, commitment to service and in-depth understanding of manufacturer business programs. For more information, visit cranel.com.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion. global.epson.com/

Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/epsonamerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

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1 For more information, go to www.epson.com/3yearscannerwarranty.

2 Subject to limited warranty terms and conditions. Expedited shipping not available in all areas. Road Service orders must be in by 3 p.m. Eastern Time for Next-Business-Day delivery.

3 Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in Black-and-White, Grayscale or Color Mode.

4 Requires EpsonNet Config or Epson Device Admin software download and configuration for setup.

5 With Epson Document Capture and Epson Scan 2 software installed on the connected Windows® PC or Mac®.

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