Epson and ONYX Graphics, Inc. strengthen alliance in print for pay market

Epson cooperation with ONYX Graphics, Inc., as it launches a new 11880 Epson Stylus Pro aqueous printer for the print-for-pay market. ONYX brings its workflow software to the party.
Press Release
 
Seiko Epson Corporation (“Epson”) today announced its cooperation with ONYX Graphics, Inc., as it launches a new 11880 Epson Stylus Pro aqueous printer for the print-for-pay market.  The new 11880 Epson Stylus Pro and 4880, 7880, and 9880 Epson Stylus Pro models are supported by ONYX workflow technology delivering quality out-of-the-box software solutions for the indoor and outdoor signage market within the large-format inkjet printing industry.
 
“This alliance between Epson and ONYX has allowed us to combine our newly developed Epson Stylus Pro printers with ONYX workflow software products in order to address the diversifying needs of print-for-pay users in the best possible way,” comments Hiroshi Sotokawa, General Manager of Epson’s Inkjet Business Product Planning Department.  “I’m confident that this new combination of technologies will set a new standard for signage.”
 
Epson Stylus Pro printers are known for their ability to provide outstanding print quality that satisfies real professional’s needs.  Demanding users in the print-for-pay community, as well as those in industries such as photography, fine art, and proofing, have come to expect the exceptional quality that Stylus Pro printers provide.
 
“We are pleased to be working with Seiko Epson, a global technology leader in inkjet printing,” said Dean Derhak, Product Director for ONYX Graphics.  “This agreement represents a commitment to the customer from both companies, to deliver the professional tools needed to create the high quality prints required in many print-for-pay applications.”
 
Users can create indoor or outdoor graphics with accurate and consistent colors using ONYX® ProductionHouseT, ONYX PosterShop®, and ONYX RIPCenterT V7 software packages.  ONYX Graphics workflow solutions include key features such as PANTONE® Spot Color Matching, Contour Cutting Workflow and Automatic Job Nesting, which enhance the performance capabilities of these printers.  The software dramatically extends color gamut as well as accuracy and consistency by taking full advantage of Epson’s newly developed UltraChrome K3 ink with Vivid Magenta technology.
 
About ONYX
 
The ONYX Graphics software suite serves a broad range of digital production devices with high quality output, and supports more than 500 popular printer models from small to large, from grand format inkjets to flatbed printers.  ONYX Graphics is the leading developer of large format digital color printing software with the largest installed base worldwide.  For more information on ONYX Graphics and solutions for superior software workflow, visit www.onyxgfx.com.
 
About Epson
 
Epson is a global leader in imaging products including printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs. With an innovative and creative culture, Epson is dedicated to exceeding the vision and expectations of customers worldwide with products known for their superior quality, functionality, compactness and energy efficiency.
Epson is a network of 87,626 employees in 117 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and to the communities in which it is located. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corp., the Group had consolidated sales of 1,416 billion yen in fiscal 2006.

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