Epson WorkForce Enterprise WF-C21000 Color Multifunction Printer Recognized in CRN’s 2021 Tech Innovator Awards

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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Nov. 11, 2021 – Epson America, Inc., a worldwide leader in inkjet printing solutions, today announced its WorkForce® Enterprise WF-C21000 Color MFP was named a finalist in the “Multifunction Printers” category of the 2021 CRN Tech Innovator Awards by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company.

“Today’s businesses require futureproof office printing solutions to help ensure they stay ahead,” said Elliot Williams, group product manager, Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “Epson is dedicated to innovation that makes an impact, and CRN’s recognition of the WF-C21000’s environmental benefits, as well as high-speed and high-quality printing, is proof of that.”

The WF-C21000, powered by Epson’s PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology™, disrupts traditional office printing and provides large workgroups and departments with high-speed and high-quality printing. It requires up to 75% less energy vs color laser printers1 and blazes through prints at 100 ISO ppm (black/color). The WF-C21000 is engineered to offer remarkable reliability plus auto-sensing Nozzle Verification Technology, fast first page out, and a full suite of advanced security features to help improve printing workflows and allow businesses to focus time on the business, not the printers.

With robust finishing options and double the finishing speeds of its predecessor, its professional staple finisher features stapling, stacking and hole punching capabilities. Additionally, its professional booklet finisher includes the professional stapler finisher capabilities as well as a booklet making feature.

“CRN’s annual Tech Innovator Awards acknowledge technology vendors that display their ongoing commitment to empowering and enabling end users, while also promoting continuous business growth for solution providers, with cutting-edge, purpose-built products and services,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “I’d like to personally congratulate each and every one of this year’s CRN Tech Innovator Award winners. We are proud to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are driving transformation and innovation in the IT space.”

This annual award program showcases innovative vendors in the IT channel across different technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to storage to networking to security. To determine the winners, a panel of CRN editors reviewed hundreds of vendor products using multiple criteria, including key capabilities, uniqueness, technological ingenuity, and ability to address customer and partner needs.

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 To learn more about Epson PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology, visit

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.

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

1 WF-C21000 as compared to similarly featured color multifunction printers with speeds of 45 ppm or greater based on industry available data as of December 2020. Actual power savings will vary depending on usage.

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