LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2022 – Epson America, Inc., a worldwide leader in inkjet printing solutions, today announced that Keypoint Intelligence has named the Epson WorkForce® ST-C8000 Supertank Color MFP as a Buyers Lab (BLI) Winter 2022 Pick Award winner for Outstanding Tabloid Color Inkjet All-in-One for Small Workgroups in the A4 category. Keypoint Intelligence is the world’s leading independent provider of testing services and analytical information to the document imaging industry.

“This crop of BLI A4 Pick Award recipients goes above and beyond in meeting the needs of home offices and small workgroups,” said Kaitlin Shaw, Senior Consulting Analyst at Keypoint Intelligence. “Flawless reliability and strong user-friendliness prove that these winning models can be counted on to keep users moving. In addition, flexible mobile and cloud options make it easy to stay productive even while on the go. And to top it all off, these devices provide high-quality, professional-looking output that will meet the requirements of general office environments.”

“Work environments today are fluid, but printers have remained a core tool to maximize business productivity in the workplace – whether remote, hybrid or in-office,” said Kaila Murphy, product manager, Business Inkjet, Epson America, Inc. “This recognition underscores the ST-C8000’s reliability and high-quality printing capabilities that make it a great fit for professionals who need a flexible printing solution.”

BLI A4 Pick Awards stand alone in the industry and are hard-earned awards as they are based on rigorous testing, including an extensive durability assessment and evaluation of key attributes such as usability, image quality, and value. Each product that passes its lab test earns the Highly Recommended or Recommended Seal and a Certificate of Reliability, with the best performers qualifying as Pick contenders.

More about the WorkForce ST-C8000

The ST-C8000 is designed for high-volume color printing. It includes 2 years of ink guaranteed,1 and with its included high-yield ink bottles, enough ink to print up to 19,500 pages black/14,800 color.2 The ST-C8000 is powered by PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology and has the lowest energy consumption in its class.3

About Epson Business Inkjet

Epson’s portfolio of high-performance business inkjet printing solutions forge the future of office printing and set the new standard for minimal intervention, affordability and low energy consumption. Engineered with Epson’s innovative PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology, Epson’s groundbreaking business printing solutions – from Supertank, WorkForce, WorkForce Pro and WorkForce Pro HC for hybrid work-from-home and in-office small businesses to WorkForce Enterprise – deliver high performance with few moving parts to exceed market needs.

To learn more about Epson’s portfolio of business inkjet printing solutions, visit Epson.com/BusinessInkjet. To learn more about Epson PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology, visit Epson.com/Heat-Free.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to co-creating sustainability and enriching communities by leveraging its efficient, compact, and precision technologies and digital technologies to connect people, things, and information. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson’s goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of around JPY 1 trillion. global.epson.com/

Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, 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).

About Keypoint Intelligence

For 60 years, clients in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and extensive market research to drive their product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognized as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis, and awards due to decades of analyst experience. Customers have harnessed this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence to improve business goals and increase bottom lines. With a central focus on clients, Keypoint Intelligence continues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while intimately understanding and serving manufacturers’, channels’, and their customers’ transformation in the digital printing and imaging sector.

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1 Promo valid for ST-C8000 printers through authorized Epson resellers only from 10/01/19 to 03/31/23. Product must be registered before 04/30/23. Limit 8 additional bottles of 542 inks. Max 8 claims per printer. Each claim cannot contain multiple bottles of the same color. Based on average monthly document print volumes of about 300 pages. Promo applies to ink only. Printer covered by Epson 2-year ltd warranty. For promo participation you must register your product.

2 Part of the ink from the included bottles is used for initial setup; yields are lower than those of replacement ink bottles. Replacement and included ink bottle yields based on the ISO/IEC 24712 pattern with Epson’s methodology. Actual ink yields will vary considerably for reasons including 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, and all colors must be available for printing. For more information, visit www.epson.com/inkinfo

3 Actual energy savings will vary based on print task and use conditions. Compared with best-selling, A3 color laser printers priced at $1,499 (USD) or less and 40 ppm or less, as of December 2020. Competitive data gathered from manufacturer websites and third-party industry sources.

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