Best in Biz Awards 2020 Recognizes Epson for its Innovative Inkjet Solutions for Small, Medium and Enterprise Businesses
December 21, 2020
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Dec. 21, 2020 – Epson America, a leading provider of innovative business solutions, today announced its EcoTank® Pro ET-5880 all-in-one cartridge-free Supertank printer earned a Gold award in the “Small or Medium Business Product of the Year” category and its WorkForce® Enterprise A3 color MFP lineup earned a Silver award in the “Product Line of the Year – Enterprise and SMB” category of the 10th annual Best in Biz Awards 2020. The Best in Biz Awards program honors the best products, innovations, leaders, and services in North America and is the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications.
“Powered by Epson’s PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology™, our broad portfolio of exceptional inkjet printing solutions is engineered to deliver increased speed and outstanding image quality,” said Joseph Contreras, commercial marketing executive, Office Solutions, Epson America, Inc. “These accolades underscore Epson’s dedication to delivering innovative and cost-effective print solutions with low energy consumption and high-yield consumables to suit the needs of a range of businesses.”
Since the program’s inception in 2011, winners in Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels assembled each year from some of the most respected newspapers, TV and radio outlets, and business, consumer, technology, and trade publications in North America. Combining top editors’ and reporters’ unparalleled expertise and experience with the objectivity inherent in the journalistic ethos and further enhanced by the variety of outlets represented, Best in Biz Awards judging panels are uniquely able to determine the best of the best from among the hundreds of competitive entries. The 2020 judging panel included, among others, writers from Barron’s, Consumer Affairs, USA Today and Wired.
More About Epson’s Best in Biz Awards 2020 Winning Solutions
EcoTank Pro ET-5880 All-in-One Cartridge-Free Supertank Printer: The ET-5880 delivers fast cartridge-free printing with easy-to-fill supersized ink tanks and offers PCL/PostScript® support.1 Users can save up to 80 percent with low-cost replacement ink bottles vs. standard-capacity color laser toner cartridges2 – about 2 cents per color ISO page versus 14 cents with cartridges.2 Each replacement ink set includes enough ink to print up to 7,500/6,000 pages (black/color).3 It offers auto two-sided print/copy/scan/fax, hands-free voice-activated printing4 and wireless connectivity for high productivity.
WorkForce® Enterprise A3 Color Multifunction Line Head Printers: Disrupting traditional office printing with Epson’s PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology, the WF-C21000, WF-C20750 and WF-C20600 offer the lowest power consumption in their class5 and are designed to require minimal intervention with fewer maintenance parts. The WorkForce Enterprise line offers remarkable reliability, auto-sensing Nozzle Verification Technology, fast first page out, and a full suite of advanced security features to help improve printing workflows and allow businesses to focus time on managing the business, not the printers.
For a full list of Best in Biz Awards 2020 winners, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2020-winners.
About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been the only independent business awards program judged by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, judges in the premier awards program have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the global economy to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and nimble local companies. Each year, Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 90 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com
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1 Not all media types are supported for PCL printing.
2 Actual savings and costs will vary considerably based on print tasks, print volumes and usage conditions. Savings and cost per ISO page are based on the cost of replacement ink bottles and the cost of enough standard-capacity color laser toner cartridges to achieve the total page yields of the ink bottles using the manufacturers’ online prices and yields for the best-selling similarly featured color laser printers, available at retail, priced at $999 or less (USD) with speeds of 40 ppm or less per industry-available data as of July 2019. Savings of up to $600 (USD) and cost per ISO page of about $0.09 (USD) for XL-capacity color laser toner cartridges based on the same methodology.
3 Part of the ink from the included bottles is used for initial setup; yields are lower than those of replacement ink bottles. Replacement and included ink bottle yields based on the ISO/IEC 24712 pattern with Epson’s methodology. Actual ink yields will vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently or predominantly with one ink color. All ink colors are used for printing and printer maintenance, and all colors must be available for printing. For more information, visit www.epson.com/inkinfo
4 Epson Connect™ account and voice-activated account registration required. See www.epson.com/voice for device compatibility.
5 Compared to similarly featured color multifunction printers with speeds of 45 ppm or greater based on industry available data, October 2019. Actual power savings will vary by product model and usage.
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