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Epson WorkForce 840 Is the Official Printer of the 9th Annual Women’s Small Business Expo

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LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing desktop printing solutions, and Linda Hollander (a.k.a. the Wealthy Bag Lady), highly acclaimed author and international speaker on small business success, announce that the Epson WorkForce® 840 is named the official printer of the 9th Annual Women’s Small Business Expo in Los Angeles on April 27, 2011. The Epson WorkForce line of business ink jet printers, including the new Epson WorkForce 840, are designed to provide the productivity, image quality and performance features required by small business owners, such as real estate agents, architects, engineers, and business consultants.

“At Epson, we realize that women entrepreneurs are master multi-taskers and need an all-in-one they can rely on to quickly print everything from proposals, marketing materials and invoices, without any hassle,” said Rodrigo Catalan, product manager, business ink jets, Epson America, Inc. “The new WorkForce 840 is the world’s fastest all-in-one in its class and is the ideal choice for high print volume, multi-tasking environments that require maximum speed and flexibility.”

The WorkForce 840 delivers high performance and productivity features including blazingly fast single- and double-sided print speeds – 15 ISO ppm black and 9.3 ISO ppm color single-sided; 7.4 ISO ppm black and 5.4 ISO ppm color two-sided(1). It also includes Wi-Fi® n(2) connectivity, a 500-sheet input capacity to load a full ream of paper, and Extra-High Capacity ink cartridges capable of printing up to 1,000 sheets.  Women entrepreneurs can easily load a variety of media types to print brochures, envelopes, labels, and more.  With Epson’s instant-dry DURABrite® Ultra ink, prints are fade-(3), smudge- and water-(4)resistant, and ready to deliver to clients, put in the mail or distribute to office colleagues immediately.

The Women’s Small Business Expo is designed to empower entrepreneurial women, giving them the opportunity to actively participate in shaping their future. During the expo, attendees can participate in one-on-one mentoring with top business leaders, build networks amongst other successful entrepreneurs, learn how to increase their business profits, and map out their entrepreneurial success plans. Founder Linda Hollander’s mission is to give women tools to succeed while also giving back to the community. Portions of the Expo’s proceeds are donated to Junior Achievement®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.

Please visit the Epson WorkForce 840 multimedia news release for more product information, or visit to learn more about Epson products designed for small businesses.

About Epson America, Inc.

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a wide lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 80,000 employees in 102 companies around the world. Epson is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria, for the third year in a row. 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: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter ( and YouTube (

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(1) ISO PPMs are  based on the new international standard for measuring print speed. Black and color print speeds are determined in default, single-side and two-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) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n certified; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Visit for more information.

(3)  Display permanence based on accelerated testing of prints displayed under glass in indoor display conditions; album permanence based on accelerated testing of prints in dark storage conditions. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, temperature, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee the longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or UV filter or properly store them.

(4) Water resistance on Epson Glossy Papers, Epson Matte Papers and plain papers, when using genuine Epson inks.

SOURCE Epson America, Inc.

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