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Global sales of high-capacity ink tank inkjet printer topps 50 million units

Bengaluru, NFAPost: Epson India, leading printing hardware and solution provider, announced that the company sold 4.3 million units of high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers (now known as EcoTank in most markets) till September 2020.

The number assumes significance as the company is selling the ink tank inkjet printers over 170 countries and regions. The company first launched high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers (now known as EcoTank in most markets) in October 2010, in Indonesia.

According to Epson, the global sales of cumulative global sales of our high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers recently topped 50 million units across the globe as of September 2020. Moreover, by saving on plastic, which is the main component of ink cartridges, the company estimates that CO2 emissions happened is measured approximately 166,000 tonnes.

Emerging countries

By first establishing a presence in emerging nations and then making inroads into developed economies, Epson has seen its high-capacity ink tank models account for a growing percentage of the total inkjet market each year.

As a result, Epson, which boasts strong brand recognition and an extensive product lineup, has continued to maintain the top share2 in the global
high-capacity ink tank printer market for ten consecutive years. In India Epson leads the Inkjet printer market with a volume market share of 46.07% in FY 2019-203.

Rapid changes in society touched off changes in the office and education printing environments during the 2020 fiscal year. In all segments, we will continue to offer far lower printing costs and unrivalled environmental performance to enable our customers to print without having to worry about printing costs and environmental impacts.

Ink jet printer market

Epson India Inkjet Printers Senior General Manager Siva Kumar said Epson has been consistently leading the Inkjet printer market and this achievement is not only a crucial milestone for the company but also testifies to the immense trust in its EcoTank printers in India and the world over.

“Our in-depth understanding of the Indian consumer has led to the amazing success of our EcoTank printers in the country, with consumers from the home, office & commercial segments embracing the Economical and Eco-friendly printing we offer. At Epson, we are committed to continually offering unique value and solutions to delight our customers.” said Epson India Inkjet Printers Senior General Manager Siva Kumar.

Epson India Pvt. Ltd, incorporated in the year 2000, has come up with Epson products that address the needs of homes, businesses and commercial enterprises as those of consumers with specialized needs in India.

With a commitment to providing products and services that surpass people’s expectations, Epson India has an enviable reputation for quality and value.

Point of sale

Headquartered in Bangalore, the company markets and supports Epson Inkjet Printers, Inkjet All-in-Ones, Point of Sale Printers, 3LCD Projectors, Scanners, Large Format Printers, Robots and Dot-Matrix Printers. In all of these categories, Epson is either the No. 1 or No. 2 brand in India and growing fast. 

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies.

The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion. 

(The size of the reduction in consumables CO2 emissions was calculated by comparing the cumulative number of ink bottles sold up to August 2020 with the number of ink cartridges required to print the same amount and converting them into a CO2 equivalent. CO2 emissions were calculated based on Epson’s evaluation conditions, which take into account the impacts from consumables materials and parts manufacturing. Actual CO2 emissions will vary depending on customer printer use).

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