When we heard that Avel Bacudio was joining the most fashion forward tech company in the digital textile segment, Epson, for the launch of the newest SureColor textile printers, we knew that it’s going to be one great fashion show to highlight Epson’s latest products and Bacudio‘s collection and designs.
‘Print Your Passion‘ fashion show held at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel unveiled Epson’s SC-F6270, SC-F7270, and SC-F9270 – the company’s next generation textile dye-sublimation printers, and Bacudio’s ten (10) new designs and collections that pay homage to the beauty of the Philippines. Avel is Asia’s Most Influential Designer who has recently utilized digital prints to bring his creative ideas to life.
“Digital prints really make a difference; I am no longer constrained by traditional limitations. I can do a lot to express myself in new ways,” said Avel. “My new designs featured tonight were printed by Epson’s digital textile printer. For me, Epson is the best fabric printer to showcase the beauty of the Philippines.”
Avel has won several fashion awards, including the People’s Choice Award – Concours International Des Jeunes Createurs De Mode, Top 10 Timeless Terno – Metropolitan Museum of Manila, 2012 Breakthrough Designer of the Year, and the 2014 Asia’s Most Influential Designer. His designs have been worn by celebrities and praised in the international scene.
Epson’s new SureColor textile printers feature a new high-density black ink that produces richer black prints, especially for high-volume commercial applications that require impressive print quality at a low running cost.
The most advanced textile printer from the latest Epson’s line, the F9270, promises to deliver amazing performance for highly efficient and reliable production runs. It combines the speed, precision, and durability of the PrecisionCore printhead technology with an original dual 1.5L ink tank system.
“Epson has integrated the speed, precision and durability of PrecisionCore technology — Epson’s foremost printhead technology, to create this digital textile printer masterpiece. It is a testimony of Epson’s perseverance to stay ahead of the burgeoning growth of digital textile printing for fashion and other applications. Digital textile printing trend in Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest growing market with a Compound Annual Growth Rate or CAGR of 21.4%,” explained Shaun See, regional head of Epson Commercial and Industrial (C&I) printers.
“Our mission at Epson Professional Imaging is to always provide expertise in digital printing and make it possible for creative designers and other professionals to get their ideas out and directly on to their materials with high quality, speed, and minimal cost, unlike traditional methods. The F9270, with its faster speed provided by its dual print head, as well as our future endeavors, will continue to focus on this mission,” said Epson Philippines C&I Head Pamela Albar.
Before the fashion show, Epson Philippines held a ‘Print Your Passion Solution Day’ at the same venue where the digital imaging leader highlighted the capabilities of other Epson professional imaging printers for Digital Lab, CAD, and Signage.
“Epson has the most complete line of professional imaging printers in the industry — each one customized to deliver the best quality and most productive digital prints. This is how Epson will continue to innovate, because we believe that our customers and end-users deserve to have a reliable printing partner that fully understands their needs and passions,” concludes Epson Regional Managing Director and EPC Country Manager Toshimitsu Tanaka.
To know more about the product, inquiries, and technical support, you may contact Epson Customer Care: Metro Manila: (02) 441-9030; Toll Free: 1-800-1069-37766 (PLDT), 1-800-3-0037766 (DIGITEL) or visit the Epson Customer Care website: http://customercare.epson.com.ph.
*Photos and text source credit from press release material.
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