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Epson WorkForce Printers to Print Oscar Credentials at the 86th Annual Academy Awards

Epson WorkForce WF-3520 Printers Provide the Ultimate Solution for High Volume Jobs

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1999, Epson printers have been used to print color credentials for the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences annual Academy Awards® ceremony, which airs Sunday, March 2. This year, the Epson WorkForce® WF-3520 was utilized due to its reliability and fast print speeds, as it effortlessly printed thousands of credentials behind the scenes.

Epson America, Inc.

"For years I've worked with Epson printers to quickly and seamlessly print event credentials, and this year, we used the WorkForce WF-3520 to help get the job done," said Deborah Cahn, EC Solutions. "As the credential vendor for the Oscars, we rely on printing solutions that are reliable and allow us to print thousands of borderless credential passes easily. The WorkForce WF-3520 is an ideal solution that delivers high quality results, and the quick-drying, smudge-free color inks make the job even more efficient."

The WorkForce WF-3520 delivers the world's fastest two-sided print speeds1 – 15 ISO ppm (black) and 9.2 ISO ppm (color) – and delivers printing costs up to 40 percent lower than color laser printers2. The WorkForce WF-3520 offers a compact design and an improved user interface with a 2.5" LCD with smooth backlit touch panel for enhanced visibility. Along with its 250-sheet paper capacity and extra high capacity ink cartridges, the WorkForce WF-3520 requires minimal user intervention, making it an ideal choice for high volume print jobs, such as the press credentials for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences biggest night of the year.

For more information, please see the WorkForce WF-3520 online or visit

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 73,000 employees in 94 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:

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1 ISO ppm is based on ISO/IEC 24734. Black and color print speeds are determined in default, letter-size, single-side mode, in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Black and color 2-sided print speeds are determined in letter-size, 2-sided mode, in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. See for details, including complete ISO reports. 

2 Compared with the best-selling color laser all-in-ones priced at $450 or less, as of February 2012. Calculation based on continuous printing and prices of multi-pack ink cartridges. Actual savings will vary based on print task and user conditions

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