As demand for domestically made products continues to surge, it is more important than ever for textile and apparel print shops to fulfill large, custom orders in shorter lead times. Epson today expanded its lineup of textile printing offerings with the industrial-level SureColor® F10070H dye-sublimation 76-inch wide-format printer to meet evolving customer needs. Delivering round-the-clock productivity at unmatched speeds and at a lower price than comparable solutions,1 the SureColor F10070H offers multiple ink configurations, including Light Cyan and Light Magenta or Fluorescent Pink and Fluorescent Yellow, enabling shops to deliver bright and vivid customized apparel, décor and novelty goods just in time.

CMYUK has been appointed a direct channel partner for Epson’s newly expanded SC-F Series of paper dye sublimation printers. Developed in-house by Epson, the series delivers innovation at every level for sports, apparel, interiors, homeware, décor, gift and promotional applications.

Epson Textile Printing Experts to Showcase High Production Direct-to-Garment Printing Technology for Maximizing Productivity.

Thanks to advancements in printing technologies, there is a ground-breaking process that rivals DTG printing and is a perfect cost-effective upgrade for any garment customization business.

Epson have announced its first signage printers to feature multi-purpose resin ink are now available through authorized Epson Professional Imaging resellers. The 64-inch SureColor® R5070 and SureColor R5070L roll-to-roll signage printers with water-based resin ink consistently provide professional-quality wallpapers, fabrics, uncoated papers, and traditional signage at remarkable speeds. Both printers offer low ink costs and feature 1.5L ink packs for enhanced efficiency; the SureColor R5070L includes 3L per color with hot swap technology that automatically switches from an empty ink pack to a new pack mid-print for uninterrupted printing.

Epson have announced availability for its new 24-inch SureColor® T3170M and 36-inch SureColor T5170M multifunction printers. Featuring a sleek design and compact footprint,1 the new printers are designed to enhance workflow and support seamless collaboration ideal for today’s remote working environment. The models tout an integrated high-detail scanner with simple top-loading functionality for easy copy and scanning of blueprints, technical documents, renderings, and graphics. Built for professionals in the construction, architecture, engineering, and CAD printer markets, the new SureColor T3170M is available now and the SureColor T5170M will be available in May online, through channel affiliates, and authorized Epson Professional Imaging resellers.

The new website features extensive product information, specifications and descriptions on its turnkey sublimation, film positive, toner transfer, heat presses, calendars and other components of the systems being sold by Graphics One. Additionally, a new knowledgebase, support system, training calendar and a variety of other added resources for our resellers and customers.

Epson has launched a new European Industrial Solutions Centre - called the European Industrial Solutions Plus (EISC+) - a hybrid demonstration centre that incorporates a virtual and physical facility for partners, distributors and customers to experience Epson’s products and solutions. The new Epson EISC+ is located near Meerbusch, Germany, and accessible virtually across EMEA. The 500m² space provides access to Epson’s full range of robotics solutions and other specialist industrial products, while permanently housing its complete SCARA robotics range.

2020 has seen a number of new appointments at YPS with Consumables Specialist Lauren Parker being appointed Epson Business Development Manager.

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.

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