BLI Recognizes EPSON for Their Replacable Ink Pack System

EPSON nabs an award for their technology

EPSON’s Replacable Ink Pack System (RIPS) is garnering praise from different organizations and institutions, including Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), a leading provider of independent information to the imaging industry. BLI recently awarded EPSON with their Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award for the summer 2015 test season. The awards are made to companies that provide something new to the market and set new standards and goals to which others can aspire.

EPSON’s RIPS tech managed to solve many of the issues that face offices that produce a large number of documents everyday via their super-high-yield ink supply units, which allows for up to 75,000 pages between ink changes.

Epson WorkForce Pro F-R8590 – A3 multifunction printer using RIPS technology (Known as the WorkForce Pro  WF-R8591 in Southeast Asia)
Epson WorkForce Pro F-R8590 – A3 multifunction printer using RIPS technology (Known as the WorkForce Pro
WF-R8591 in Southeast Asia)

“The super-high ink yields offered by the Epson RIPS are a game-changer in the office marketplace, drastically reducing office user consumable replacement frequencies and negating
the need for spare sets of toners or inks on site which take up valuable space,” noted David Sweetnam, BLI’s director of research and lab services in Europe. “The ultra-long life supplies ill also be an attractive proposition for suppliers offering ‘all inclusive’ contracts, greatly reducing logistics costs and headaches associated with keeping clients stocked with supplies at all times.”

“We are proud to receive the BLI ‘Outstanding Achievement in Innovation’ award for WorkForce Pro RIPS,” said Yoshiro Nagafusa, general manager for printer sales at Seiko Epson. “According
to BLI’s independent tests, WorkForce Pro RIPS models can deliver up to 75,000 pages of uninterrupted high-quality print without the need to replace consumables, in addition to using far
less energy and generating less waste than laser competitors.

“Epson believes that inkjet printing now demonstrates clear advantages over laser in the office, and offers efficiencies to businesses of all sizes. We will continue to promote this shift,”
commented Nagafusa.

Jamie Inocian

A self-confessed geek. Jamie started out helping out on the Unbox Podcast and became the Digital Sales Manager when he joined the team full time. He has since then transitioned into one of our Senior Editors and Head Video Producer.

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