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Epson Wins Design Awards

Forum recognizes excellence in design and functionality
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2009 – Epson has been recognized with seven prestigious International Forum (iF) Design Awards for the Epson Artisan 800 and Artisan 700 premium all-in-ones, Epson WorkForce 600 and WorkForce 40 small and home office all-in-one and single function printers, Epson Stylus Pro GS6000 wide format solvent printer, Epson PowerLite 400W short-throw multimedia projector, and the Epson TM-S1000 high-accuracy check and coupon scanner.
A total of 2,808 products submitted from 39 different countries were submitted for the 2009 awards judging in Hannover, Germany. Epson’s continued investment in product design and innovation is reinforced through the receipt of the 2009 iF Design Award for a wide range of products.
The International Forum Design evaluates products against a number of criteria including design quality, workmanship, innovation, environmental compatibility, ergonomics, choice of material, universal design appeal, and functionality. As an independent institution, iF has been rewarding design in industry as well as providing a window to the latest design developments and trends for more than 50 years. 
“It is an honor to receive this prestigious nod from a reputable international organization like iF,” said Claudine Wolas-Shiva, senior marketing manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America. “Epson strives to bring innovative features and stylish products to the market across the globe and the recognition is appreciated.” 
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About Epson America Inc.
Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the consumer, photographic, business and graphic arts markets. The company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) printers and transaction terminals for the retail market. Founded in 1975, Epson America Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. Epson America Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.