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Epson Adds New Paper to Renowned Signature Worthy Media Collection

Oct 25, 2013 (11:10 AM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/LA04732/epson-adds-new-paper-to-renowned-signature-worthy-media-collection.html

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (PhotoPlus Expo, Booth #701) -- Epson America today announced the newest addition to its award winning portfolio of Signature Worthy® media. Engineered for the most discerning professional photographers, artists, museums, and fine-art reproduction houses, Epson Exhibition Watercolor Paper Textured is designed to deliver a distinctive feel along with rich blacks, a wide color gamut and smooth tonal gradations for the ultimate in quality, both visually and tactility.

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"In response to the growing demand for a superior cotton fiber digital fine art paper with the look and feel of a traditional artist's watercolor paper, Epson worked in collaboration with the world's leading creative professionals to design an extremely versatile paper that meets their requirements and upholds our reputation for delivering only the highest quality media," said Jeff Smith, product manager, Epson America, Inc. "The unique textured surface, combined with industry-leading physical properties and exceptional roll to roll consistency, offers professional photographers and fine artists an excellent new paper to better exhibit their work."

Epson Exhibition Watercolor Paper Textured is manufactured with the revered mould-made process, utilizing custom made felts for a unique, highly textured watercolor surface and finish to help achieve the best combination of image quality and image permanence1. In addition to the 22 Mil caliper and 310 gsm, Exhibition Watercolor Paper is 100 percent cotton fiber and acid, lignin and OBA-free, making it an ideal fine art paper for today's printing professionals.

The new Exhibition Watercolor Paper will be on display in the Epson booth (#701) at the PDN PhotoPlus Conference + Expo, Oct. 24 – 26. The paper will be available in November through Epson Authorized Resellers in roll widths of 17, 24 and 44-inches, and 8.5" x 11", 13" x 19" and 17" x 22" cut sheets. Pricing information (MSRP) is available in the following table. For more information about the Signature Worthy Collection, visit www.proimaging.epson.com.

Size:

MSRP:

17" x 50' roll

$149

24" x 50' roll

$209

44" x 50' roll

$389

8.5" x 11" cut sheets

(25 sheets per box)

$49

13" x 19" cut sheets

(25 sheets per box)

$129

17" x 22" cut sheets

(25 sheets per box)

$189

About Epson
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 68,000 employees in 96 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. 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: www.Epson.com.

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica and http://twitter.com/EpsonProImaging) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

Note: EPSON and Signature Worthy 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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SOURCE Epson America