Epson Wins Three Wide-Format & Signage 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Epson Legacy Papers, UltraChrome DS Ink and UltraChrome GSX Ink Chosen by Wide-Format Business Customers as Top Products for 2016

Epson today announced it has been awarded three Wide-Format & Signage Readers’ Choice 2016 Top Product Awards. The Epson Legacy Papers were recognized in the “Media: Fine Art and Photography” category, Epson UltraChrome® DS ink used in the SureColor® F-Series dye-sublimation printer line was recognized in the “Ink: Dye Sub/Textile” category, and the Epson UltraChrome GSX ink used in the SureColor S-Series solvent printer line was recognized in the “Ink: Solvent (Eco, Mild, and Hard)” category.


“The Wide-Format & Signage Top Product Awards honor products that have directly improved and made a positive impact on efficiency and profit for businesses,” said Denise Gustavson, editorial director, Wide-Format & Signage. “Epson continues to produce outstanding products that infiltrate and invigorate the printing industry.”


The Wide-Format & Signage Readers’ Choice Top Products Awards honor breakthrough products that have caused the most excitement in the industry and have been a valuable asset to wide-format printing businesses over the last year. Epson will be presented with the awards during the ISA International Sign Expo, taking place April 20-23 in Orlando, Fla.


“The Epson Legacy Paper line, UltraChrome DS ink, and UltraChrome GSX ink have expanded Epson’s presence in the wide-format printing industry, helping customers and PSPs to produce products with outstanding reliability and unparalleled image quality,” said Reed Hecht, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America. “Being recognized by Wide-Format & Signage readers is a privilege and we are grateful to the printing community for the recognition. We will continue to strive to create solutions that advance and cultivate the printing market.”


About the Epson Award Winners


  • Epson Legacy Papers: Epson Legacy Papers – Legacy Platine, Legacy Fibre, Legacy Baryta, Legacy Etching – represent the art of papermaking at its finest. As Epson’s most advanced line of photographic papers to date, these unique papers were designed in collaboration with many of the world’s greatest artists and revered European papermakers and galleries, and developed specifically for those who intend to exhibit and sell their prints, both to art collectors and investors. Producing outstanding black density and color fidelity, along with exceptional archival properties, the Epson Legacy Papers offer the properties required for high-end photographic fine art printing and collectible works of fine art.


  • Epson UltraChrome DS Ink: Epson-exclusive UltraChrome DS ink, used in the Epson SureColor F6200, F7200 and F9200, offers a high density Black ink formulated to achieve dramatic color intensity and to deliver improved ink efficiency and density with better tonal transitions and grayscale. The four color ink set offers vibrant colors, neutral blacks, sharp contours, and smooth gradations for high quality results in the roll-to-roll fabric production, customized promotional production, soft signage, and cut-and-sew sports apparel, fashion, and home décor markets. 


  • Epson UltraChrome GSX Ink: Epson-exclusive UltraChrome GSX solvent ink, leveraged in the SureColor S70675, produces vivid output with an expansive color gamut for outstanding results in the signage, vehicle graphics, fine art, and packaging markets.


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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 nearly 72,000 employees in 93 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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