Epson helps businesses lower printing costs by 50 percent

Choice, performance, economy and ecology sum up new Epson Workforce Pro range

 Epson helps businesses lower printing costs by 50 percent

Johannesburg, 5th July 2012– As part of a new approach to its business range, Epsonhas introduced a series of single and multi-function printers specifically designed to offer high quality output, durability, and cost and energy efficiency to small and medium-sized businesses – called the Epson Workforce Pro range.

The WorkForce Pro WP-4000 Series of single-function printers and the WorkForce Pro WP-4500 Series of multi-function printers offer laser-like looks and performance, combined with great reliability and up to 50 percent lower cost per page than competitive lasers[1]. The high-speed inkjet printers offer a genuine alternative to laser products and provide further cost savings due to a super-fast automatic double-sided printing function, reducing paper usage.

In addition, users benefit from lower ink costs with a choice of high-yield cartridges that print up to 3,400 pages, while a print resolution of up to 4800x1200dpi is much higher than comparative lasers, and offers clearer text and sharper images. Selected models in the range are also ideal for more complex environments, and include PCL6, PCL5c and Adobe PostScript 3.

Kelvin Reynolds, general manager of Epson South Africa said: “The WorkForce Pro line-up offers small, medium and large businesses a new approach to printing based on choice, performance, economy and ecology. We understand that businesses need high-quality, reliable, functional, high-performance and cost-effective products which the WorkForce Pro range affords them.”

Reynolds points out that the WorkForce Pro range largely suits a business environment because units offer an affordable alternative to laser printer technology: “We have taken our core technology and expertise and have placed it into the business market to offer something innovative and appealing to our customers. The combination of lower running costs, reduced up-front capital costs and reduced environmental impact holds an overwhelming appeal to businesses seeking efficient printing solutions.”

In summary, the WorkForce Pro ranges form part of Epson’s commitment to helping businesses lower their total cost of ownership over the lifecycle of the printer by offering:

  • Choice – of technologies and a wide variety of products, supplies and services, engineered specifically for businesses
  • Performance – highly productive products with many key features to help businesses be more efficient
  • Economy – products that are economical in their use of paper, energy and supplies
  • Ecology – environmentally-friendly and energy e products
WorkForce Pro WP-4095Single-function printer, A4, colour, duplex, network-ready
WorkForce Pro WP-4015 DNSingle-function printer, A4, colour, duplex, network-ready
WorkForce Pro WP-4025 DWSingle-function printer, A4, colour, duplex, network-ready, Wi-Fi
WorkForce Pro WP-4515 DNAll-in-one (print, scan, copy), A4, colour, duplex, network-ready
WorkForce Pro WP-4525 DNF4-in-1 (print, scan, copy, fax), A4, colour, duplex, network-ready
WorkForce Pro WP-4535 DWF4-in-1 (print, scan, copy, fax), A4, colour, duplex, network-ready, Wi-Fi
WorkForce Pro WP-4595 DTWF4-in-1 (print, scan, copy, fax), A4, colour, duplex, network-ready, Wi-Fi, touch-panel, additional paper tray

Notes to Editor

About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precisiontechnologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation,the Epson Group comprises over 70,000 employees in 106 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.

About Epson Europe

Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group’s regional headquarters for Europe,

Middle-East, Russia, and Africa. With a workforce of 2,400 employees, Epson Europe’s sales for fiscal year 2009 were 1,875million Euros.

About Epson sub-Saharan Africa

Epson’s operations in sub-Saharan Africa were established in 1997 with headquarters based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Epson has established a panel of distributors and resellers throughout sub-Saharan Africa who are dedicated to serving Epson’s end-consumers with the highest quality products and levels of support. Epson now manages sales and support in 21 sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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