Epson Announces Specialized Reseller Network for New Direct-to-Garment SureColor F2000 Series Printers

Authorized Resellers Now Accepting Pre-Orders for Epson SureColor F2000 Series

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 21, 2013 – Epson America today announced a specialized reseller network for the company’s new direct-to-garment (DTG) printers – the SureColor® F2000 Standard Edition and the SureColor F2000 White Edition. These purpose-built, direct-to-garment inkjet printers are poised to become the new benchmark in high-performance garment imaging and are now available for pre-order through Epson’s network of specialized DTG Authorized Professional Imaging Resellers.

“The direct-to-garment segment is rapidly growing and presents a significant opportunity for resellers,” said Stephen Johnson, national sales manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “Epson has a proven record supporting its professional imaging channel partners and we are delighted to now offer resellers a breakthrough DTG solution offering superior print quality and reliability, enabling them to capitalize on new market opportunities for increased profit and growth.”

Engineered by Epson specifically for DTG printing, the new SureColor F2000 Series printers deliver industrial-level production, image quality, and reliability. With the ability to print directly onto garments – t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, tote bags, and more – ranging from 100 percent cotton to 50/50 fabric blends, the SureColor F2000 Series offers additional revenue opportunities for garment print shops of any size.

Epson’s network of DTG authorized professional imaging resellers includes All American, Axiom America, BelQuette Inc., Equipment Zone, GroupeSTAHL, and Lawson Screen & Digital. Beginning today, authorized resellers are taking pre-orders for the SureColor F2000 Series printers, which will ship early next year. Each of the specialized resellers offer a team of Epson trained support staff coupled with seamless integration resources.

More about the Epson SureColor F2000 Series

The SureColor F2000 Series printers leverage Epson UltraChrome® DG ink  – an all new, garment ink formulation developed specifically for the new Epson® PrecisionCore TFP® print head technology delivering precise and repeatable performance, image quality and high reliability. The Epson SureColor F2000 Standard Edition is a high-speed CMYK-only model and the Epson SureColor F2000 White Edition offers the added benefit of white ink for printing on dark or color fabrics. Both models will be available for $19,995 MSRP.

The Epson SureColor F2000 Series printers will be on display at SGIA 2013 in Orlando, Fla. Oct. 23 – 25 at Epson’s booth (#420). For more information on the series and to reach an authorized reseller in your region, visit proimaging.epson.com

About Epson

Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 68,000 employees in 96 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.

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