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Epson SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer Wins 2017 Must See 'Ems Award

Press Release from Epson America, Inc.

CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- (PRINT, Epson Booth #831)Epson today announced its SureColor® P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer 17-inch desktop production printer is a 2017 Must See 'Ems award winner in the "Color Management and Quality Control" category. The Must See 'Ems awards represent the most significant advances spanning the graphic communications industry. Winners are selected by a committee of industry-leading experts based on innovation, ease of use, throughput, competitive advantage, and overall impact to the industry. The SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer is being honored at PRINT Expo, taking place Sept. 10-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., and is on display in Epson's booth, #831.

Epson America, Inc.

"We are honored that the SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer was selected to receive this recognition, highlighting its impact in the industry," said Reed Hecht, senior product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. "The SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer enables commercial and flexographic designers the ability to reach an expanded color gamut and quickly automate profile creation to help simplify contract proofing and color applications."

Designed to bring enhanced performance and reliability to the commercial and graphic design, flexographic, and proofing markets, the SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer touts a refined design featuring a 10-channel PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead that includes new ink-repellant surface coating, along with improved dust and static control for reduced nozzle clogging and maintenance, and supports printless nozzle checks for time, production, and resource efficiently. Leveraging the UltraChrome® HDX pigment ink set with Violet ink, it delivers output with an industry-best 99 percent PANTONE® PLUS FORMULA GUIDE solid-coated color matching. The SpectroProofer high performance in-line spectrophotometer, developed jointly with X-Rite, quickly and easily automates profile creation, optimization, and verification tasks for simplified contract proofing. In addition, it will automate media calibrations and re-linearization leveraging third party proofing workflow software. Powered by an X-Rite ILS30EP, this offers the latest industry illuminate standards of M0, M1 and M2.

Offering versatile media handling capabilities, the SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition can auto-switch between the high-capacity front paper cassette and roll media feeder. The high-capacity cassette can hold up to 100 sheets of premium paper for high productivity printing on sheets from 8"x10" up to 17"x22." In addition, it features a front feed straight path for delicate fine art sheet media, including poster board, up to 1.5mm thick. Auto-switching between roll and cassette sheet feeding allow both sources to be loaded at the same time.

For additional information, visit www.proimaging.epson.com.

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 more than 72,000 employees in 88 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: 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).

Note: EPSON, SureColor, PrecisionCore, TFP, and UltraChrome are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

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