Epson Wins Gold in 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards®

WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 A3 Network Multifunction Color Printer Awarded in Best Products and Services Category

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 23, 2016 – Epson America, Inc. announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named the WorkForce® Pro WF-R8590 A3 network multifunction color printer a Gold winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the Best Products and Services: Accessories category. These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world will be honored on Monday, June 27 during the 2016 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner by IT World Awards for this esteemed industry and peer recognition,” said Larry Trevarthen, director, Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “This award underscores our commitment to deliver innovative business solutions, such as the WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 with Replaceable Ink Pack System, allowing businesses to bring affordable color printing to remote offices and workgroups while reducing the hassles normally associated with printer management.”

Epson designed the WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 with Replaceable Ink Pack System to satisfy the performance demands of decentralized workgroups, specifically addressing the need for convenient color printing with low intervention and significantly lower printing cost than similar lasers. Small workgroups and remote offices that need high-quality, affordable, easy-to-manage printing on a network save on operating costs and minimize printer management as a result of the high-yield ink packs.

WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 Features Include:

  • Powered by PrecisionCore® — the next generation of inkjet printing technology
  • Low intervention — Replaceable Ink Pack System lets you print up to 75,000 ISO pages without changing the ink packs1
  • Fast output — prints at speeds of 24 ISO ppm (black) and 24 ISO ppm (color)
  • Versatile media handling — prints up to 13" x 19"; up to 1830-sheet total paper capacity2; features auto duplexing (print, copy, scan, fax) and auto media size detection
  • Professional-quality results — laser-sharp text and brilliant colors on a wide variety of media
  • Duty cycle — up to 75,000-page maximum monthly duty cycle3
  • Drivers and utilities — Universal printer driver; PCL4 and genuine Adobe® PostScript® 3™ support
  • Security features — PIN number certification for job release; user control access; printer and network settings via Web Config with printer’s IP address; SSL/TLS security; IPsec
  • Built-in connectivity — includes Ethernet, USB, wireless b/g/n5 and Wi-Fi Direct®5; easily print from tablets and smartphones6, including remote printing and access to Cloud
  • Enabled for remote printer data collection — compatible with MPS software solutions from PrintFleet®, ECi (FMAudit®), Print Audit and others

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual IT World Awards recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

About NPG’s IT World Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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: 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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Specifications are subject to change without notice. EPSON, PrecisionCore and WorkForce are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Wi-Fi Direct® is a registered trademarks and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2016 Epson America, Inc.

† Black and color print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed.

1 Replacement ink pack yields are based on testing with ISO/IEC 24712 patterns with Epson's methodology in Default Mode, printing continuously. Yields may vary considerably for reasons that include 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. For print quality, part of the ink from the included cartridges or ink packs is used for printer startup and a variable amount of ink remains in the ink pack after the "replace ink pack" signal.

2 With optional paper trays.

3 Monthly duty cycle up to 75,000 is the highest duty a user could expect in a month, based on near-constant operation of a device of this kind. It is not recommended that the device be run at this duty. For best device performance, run the device at the recommended duty of 5000 pages per month.

4 Not all media types are supported for PCL printing. | 5 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

6 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect

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