It's impressive enough that Lisa Pimentel of Pimentel Insurance Services was right on time for her last-minute, early morning sales presentation 100 miles from her Turlock, Calif. office.
"Oh, I can absolutely be there," she
replied the night before with customary cheerfulness.
But it was a feat of her
own business savvy and Epson printing technology that she
could walk into that conference room as if she
had days to prepare for her
Despite the short lead-time, Pimentel
was able to provide personalized high-quality printed enrollment material, color spreadsheets and benefit sheets for each of the company's 20 employees and/or dependants.
The night before, she
had printed at blazingly fast speeds each document on her
high-speed EPSON® WorkForce® Pro C Series WP-4533 multifunction printer with laser-sharp text and professional quality 4800x1200 dpi color graphics.
"My client-to-be was impressed with all the detailed attention I gave to each employee and how I presented the information so clearly on paper," she
"Because of the performance and speed of my EPSON multifunction printer, I could provide a high caliber of enrollment material at short notice with a professional look that I've never had before.
And what's amazing is it didn't take me hours last night to prepare for the meeting."
High on Volume
The EPSON WorkForce Pro C Series WP-4533 network multifunction wireless printer is available through Epson's
ImageWaySM Partner Program to VAR and commercial channel partners to provide solutions for small and medium-sized businesses like Pimentel Insurance Services
company 22 years ago, a healthy roster of business owners, groups, individuals and families have come to rely on her
agency for up-to-date information on health, dental, vision, life, worker's compensation and disability insurance.
is located 100 miles east of San Francisco, it services many long-term clients throughout the state.
markets all insurance carriers in California, it needs to provide a constant surge of information that isn't always available on paper.
Each day, the team must produce large quantities of documents including plan summaries, evidence of coverage booklets, benefit summary sheets, enrollment forms, spreadsheets, proposals, brochures, directories and a seemingly endless stream of correspondence.
To help handle the high volume, Pimentel
replaced three of her
HP laser printers with three WorkForce Pro C Series printers offering wireless networking in two office spaces and a conference room for printing, scanning, copying and faxing.
"We print thousands of sheets per month, so having the EPSON multifunction printers throughout our office helps our staff be more productive and efficient," she
"I even keep my own printer right at my fingertips on my desk because I am continually using it."
When a visiting client asks Pimentel to research an insurance provider's directory, she can print it on the spot on the EPSON multifunction and hand it to him across the desk.
Or if a client in San Francisco needs to look at an excerpt of a coverage booklet, she
simply uses the "scan to email" function and emails it immediately.
can also reach over and easily make a quick copy of a document rather than interrupting her
workflow to walk to the high-capacity copier.
Because of email security restrictions, she
also frequently uses the fax capability for prompt processing of applications with insurance companies.
Although many insurance carriers are reducing paper usage, it also falls upon many independent agencies to provide printed material to the many clients who still expect it.
"It's not unusual for a client still to say, 'Can you just printthat out and mail it to me?' "
Up with Productivity
The WorkForce Pro C Series multifunction printer comes with a low total cost of ownership, up to 50 percent less color printing cost when compared to color laser printers1, a three-year warranty, a 25,000-page maximum monthly duty cycle, built-in networking via Ethernet or wireless, and larger ink cartridges - yielding up to 3,600 pages - for a lower cost per page.
especially appreciates the up to 50 percent paper cost savings with automatic 2-sided printing.
"Printing on both sides of the paper has been an unbelievable timesaver," she
"We love the fast speeds and paper handling.
team no longer has to reload paper as often, as the EPSON multifunction printer comes with a 250-sheet paper tray plus an 80-sheet rear tray for envelopes, labels and specialty media, and an optional 250-sheet tray.
also has the capability to print directly from a mobile device, plus print remotely from any device that can email.
"Having a multifunction printer that I can completely depend on has made my life so much more efficient," said Pimentel