Epson Reaffirms its Commitment to SEA’s Sustainable Business Future

A highlight of the event was the introduction of Epson’s revolutionary PaperLab, a key milestone on Epson’s journey to promote a circular economy

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Siew Jin Kiat, Regional Managing Director of Epson Singapore (SEA Headquarters)

Epson Southeast Asia held a hybrid launch ceremony to commemorate the company’s relocation to Alexandra TechnoPark in Singapore. Two additional Solution Centres have been added to the new SEA headquarters, allowing partners and customers from all around the region, including Malaysia, to learn about goods and solutions that are good for business and the environment. Epson’s environmentally friendly inventions in printing, visual imaging, and robotics, as well as Epson PaperLab, the world’s first dry process office papermaking system, are among them.

“The move to our new regional headquarters represents three things – First, it shows Epson’s continued confidence in Singapore as a regional business hub. Second, our commitment to transforming the way businesses works across Southeast Asia through products and solutions that offer both productivity and sustainability. Third, this move brings sustainable choices closer to our customers in the region. Sustainability is imperative in today’s business economy and by choosing Epson, they are also choosing better for the environment, so they win two ways – on higher productivity and lower environmental impact. We have made it simpler for our customers to lower their carbon footprint,” said Siew Jin Kiat, Regional Managing Director of Epson Singapore (SEA Headquarters).

“As we move forward on this journey to a low-carbon society, we look to inspire, educate and motivate businesses across Southeast Asia to operate more sustainably by working closely with our other local Epson offices across the region,” he added.

Daisuke Hori, Managing Director of Epson Malaysia, echoed a similar sentiment: “This new focus on driving greater business sustainability across the region is timely and we look forward to being an advocate among Malaysian businesses to adopt greater sustainability.”

Epson Malaysia hosted a virtual forum earlier this year titled “Building Business Resilience via Sustainable Technology” to stimulate discussion on environmentally friendly business practices and their impact on the recovering economy. Epson Malaysia and prominent environmental NGO EcoKnights signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the cooperation for the Be Cool campaign, which includes an RM20,000 gift for a tree-planting programme, at the forum.

Epson’s revolutionary PaperLab, a key milestone on Epson’s journey to promote a circular economy, was the highlight of the event.

PaperLab is an office-based papermaking system that uses Epson’s unique Dry Fiber Technology, which eliminates the use of water during the process. PaperLab enables businesses to reduce environmental impact by recycling used paper. It can also upcycle and give added value to the new paper by customising the output in terms of thickness, size and colour. Lastly, since the process involves 3 stages: defibrating, binding and forming, it can securely destroy confidential documents.

PaperLab will be available in Singapore this year and will subsequently be launched in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.

In addition to PaperLab, the Alexandra TechnoPark Solution Centres include Epson’s entire B2B product line, including business inkjet printers, scanners, POS solutions, projectors, and large format printers for industrial label, photographic, signage, and textile printing.

For more information about Epson Malaysia, kindly visit https://www.epson.com.my/.