LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 26, 2019 – Epson today announced its SureColor® F6370 dye-sublimation printer has won the SGIA 2019 Product of the Year Award in the “Roll-to-Roll Dye-Sublimation on Metal” category, marking Epson’s fourth consecutive year receiving the prestigious award in this category from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) annual competition. Epson’s complete line of dye-sublimation solutions, including the winning SureColor F6370 printer, will be shown at PRINTING United, Oct. 23-25 in Dallas, Tex. in Epson’s booth, #5610.

“Year after year, Epson continues to innovate and expand its award-winning SureColor F-Series product line,” said Tim Check, senior product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The SureColor F6370 is equipped with intuitive features that improve efficiency and productivity as well as streamline workflow applications for customers. We are proud to be recognized by our industry peers for our commitment to delivering the highest quality solutions.”

The winning entry was created with the new SureColor F6370 dye-sublimation printer that features fast print speeds for quickly and efficiently producing high-quality output. Coupled with the Epson DS Transfer Photo Paper, Epson UltraChrome® DS inks and Epson Color Management Settings, the full solution is designed to produce rigid photos with advanced print quality and vibrant images with minimal grain, consistency and reliability.

“This is the only competition I know of that reports on the percentage of Adobe RGB a printer can hit,” said Ray Weiss, director of digital print programs, SGIA. “We’ll display the reports alongside the entries in the Awards Gallery at PRINTING United in October.”

The winning products rose to the top of the 2019 Product of the Year competition from more than 200 entries in 72 categories spanning analog, digital, output and non-output technologies. Output devices were judged based on reports generated by the Sonoco Institute at Clemson University. All entries will be displayed in the Awards Gallery at the 2019 PRINTING United show in Dallas, Tex. from Oct. 23-25.

About the Epson SureColor F6370

The new SureColor F6370 is built for enhanced workflow and productivity for the promotional product and cut-and-sew markets. Featuring speeds up to 680 square feet/hour,1 the dye-sublimation printer quickly and efficiently produces high-quality images. Designed with ease-of-use in mind, the intuitive SureColor F6370 comes equipped with new Epson Edge® Print workflow software, featuring an Adobe® PostScript® 3 engine, as well as a built-in cutter for roll-to-sheet convenience and an optional take-up reel system for unattended printing.

Employing the renowned Epson PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead technology and Epson UltraChrome DS ink packs including High Density Black,* the SureColor F6370 produces output with vibrant color saturation and contrast. For more information, visit www.proimaging.epson.com.

About PRINTING United

At PRINTING United in Dallas, an expansive and comprehensive display of printing technologies and supplies, education, programming, and services will be showcased. The show has garnered widespread support from the industry and is now sold out. For more information about the trade show, visit printingunited.com.

About SGIA

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the premier printing and graphic arts trade organization that provides members with cutting edge resources, tools and education to promote growth and convergence into new market segments. SGIA members have unparalleled access to current industry information, trends and events. SGIA-produced events include, but are not limited to, PRINTING United (Dallas; Oct. 23 - 25, 2019) and Graphics of the Americas (Miami; Feb. 27 - 29, 2020). For more information, visit SGIA.org.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than U.S. $10 billion. 

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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* This printer is designed for use with Epson genuine ink packs only, not third-party cartridges or ink. For more information, see www.epson.com/wideformatink

1 Print times are based upon print engine speeds only. Total throughput depends upon front-end driver/RIP, file size, printing resolution, ink coverage, network speed, etc.

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