Epson SureColor P8000 Receives Lucie Technical Award

44-Inch Printer Honored at PhotoPlus Expo in Large Format Inkjet Printer Category

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 25, 2016 – Epson America today announced the Epson SureColor® P8000 44-inch printer received the Lucie Technical Award in the Large Format Inkjet Printer category. Presented by the Lucie Foundation and hosted by PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, the awards program aims to honor companies and individuals who have advanced the photographic industry in the past year.


“Now in its second year, the Lucie Technical Awards are an important growing program of the Lucie Foundation, designed to celebrate companies, like Epson, that have delivered the year’s most significant innovations and technologies,” said Hossein Farmani, founder, The Lucie Technical Awards. “We are excited to acknowledge Epson as a company that has assisted and inspired so many on their photographic journeys.”


The second annual Lucie Technical Awards, sister-program of The Lucie Awards, aim to recognize deserving companies and individuals whose efforts have advanced the careers of so many image-makers. Winners are determined by the Lucie Technical Awards Advisory Board. This new awards program greatly expands The Lucie Awards’ overall mission to promote the appreciation of photography worldwide.


“In everything we do, Epson strives to combine engineering and innovation, performance and everyday reliability in order to set the benchmark for print quality – developing imaging technology that inspires people to do amazing things,” said Larry Kaufman, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “We are honored to be nominated as a finalist by the user community and recognized by the Lucie Foundation as the winner in the printer category. The award underscores Epson’s commitment to enabling people to create incredible imagery through innovative technology.”


About the Epson SureColor P8000

Incorporating the latest imaging technologies, including Epson’s PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead and Epson UltraChrome® HD eight-color ink set, the 44-inch SureColor P8000 delivers outstanding print quality for photographers, as well as graphic designers and commercial printers. With advanced media handling options from cut sheet to roll, from plain papers to photographic, fine art, and even 1.5 mm thick poster boards, the Epson SureColor P8000 continues to advance the art of wide format printmaking.


The SureColor P8000 is designed to work exclusively with Epson UltraChrome HD ink1. For additional information about all of Epson’s professional imaging solutions, visit


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: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (

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1 Using Epson ink is important for reliable performance and high image quality. Epson offers voluntary recycling of spent ink cartridges.


Note: EPSON, SureColor, UltraChrome, PrecisionCore, and TFP are registered trademarks and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. 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.