Long Beach, CA—FastSigns International, a leader in signs, graphics and visual communications, and Epson America have partnered to offer franchisees the all-new Epson SureColor S60600 roll-to-roll solvent printer.
Beginning May 1, all 600 franchisees in the FastSigns network are able to integrate the high-speed, high-production printer into their centers. The printer boasts technological enhancements designed to save centers time and money while producing high-quality output. Currently, three locations have the new printer installed. In addition, 33 new FastSigns centers are expected to open this year with the new printer.
“After undergoing an extensive selection process, we made the decision to travel to Epson’s headquarters in Japan to see the design and manufacturing capabilities firsthand,” said Brian Boehm, FastSigns International’s director of Tech and Supply Chain. “In addition to the attainable price point offered by the Epson SureColor S60600, we were incredibly impressed by the updated technology the printer offers, making it a true workhorse that we know all of our franchisees will enjoy.”
Epson SureColor S60600
The 64-inch SureColor S60600 features newly developed Epson UltraChrome GS3 four-color solvent ink for print quality, durability and media compatibility. The ink combines with a new media feeding system and a Dual-Array PrecisionCore TFP printhead. As a result, the SureColor S60600 is capable of producing sellable quality banners at 550 feet per hour. It can also produce adhesive vinyl output at up to 310 feet per hour.
“The SureColor S60600 is one of the most productive sign printers we’ve ever developed,” said Matt McCausland, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The partnership with FastSigns brings the advanced benefits of the S60600 to centers across the nation. We know each location will enjoy this innovative printing solution.”
Epson is a global technology firm. Via its “original efficient, compact and precision technologies,” it connects people, things and information.
Its lineup ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems as well as industrial robots.
Moreover, the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation leads the Epson Group. In addition, it comprises nearly 72,000 employees in 93 companies around the world. Epson America, Inc., is the regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
FastSigns International, Inc., is a worldwide franchisor for the more than 600 FastSigns sign, graphic and visual communications centers in nine countries. They included the U.S. (and Puerto Rico), Canada, England, Mexico, the Caribbean, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and also Australia (SIGNWAVE).
FastSigns is the largest sign franchise in North America. Independently owned and operated FastSigns centers provide visual communications solutions to help customers of all sizes increase their business visibility. They do so through the use of signs, graphics, printing, promotional products as well as related marketing services.