Seiko Epson Corporation – a global technology leader providing solutions in in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle – has won 2023 Good Design Awards for four printers and one scanner.
The Awards are presented for designs that benefit and enrich people’s lives and society in general. It is an comprehensive design evaluation and promotion mechanism in Japan. Together with G Mark, it has been recognized by a wide range of people for more than 60 years.
Business Inkjet Printers: WorkForce Enterprise LM-C4000, 5000 and 6000
These high-speed A3 inkjet printers are intended for medium-sized to large offices. These inkjets don’t use heat to fire ink, and therefore consume less power than laser equivalents. Together with a simple structure that saves resources, these printers are designed to minimize environmental impact.
The multifunction printers earned high marks for their body design, including gentle form and rounded corners that suggest the smaller environmental footprint of the inkjet system.
Compact Photo Printers for Business: SL-D500 Series
These compact photo printers for commercial use can be installed efficiently in stores. They feature a lightweight and compact body size and frontal operation allowing them to be installed on narrow shelves or counters. They also have a box design that allows up to three units to be installed on top of each other. In addition to the compactness of the body, the large-capacity ink tank model contributes to lowering environmental impact by reducing consumables and waste.
POS Receipt Printer: TM-m30III
The point of sale (POS) receipt thermal printer is operated from a smartphone or tablet. It has a cube design that fits in a variety of retail interiors. The design gives the printer a stylish appearance and makes it easy to clean. Users can easily install it because it offers 2-way paper output. Epson makes this printer using antibacterial resin making it ideal for use at self-checkout counters.
Garment Printers: SureColor SC-F2200 Series
These garment printers can directly print onto T-shirts and other clothes. The compact design of these printers makes them easier to install, expand and transport. Epson has also changed the design of the operating unit, which contributes to reduced downtime and improved productivity. Epson hopes that the product helps contribute to the digitalization of the textile printing industry.
Document Scanners: DS-C480W and DS-C420W Series
These compact desktop scanners help save space. The U-turn paper feeding vertical layout, frontal operation and flattened back achieve space saving, which helps contribute to an environment where the user can work comfortably and smoothly.