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  • Cranel Announces Strategic New Business Relationship with Epson

  • New Collaboration Extends Cranel’s Product Offering of Innovative Document Scanners

    Columbus, Ohio, February 2, 2021 Today, Cranel is pleased to announce a new business relationship with Epson, a leading worldwide provider of innovative technology solutions. Cranel will now serve as a distributor of Epson document scanners.


    With this new relationship, Cranel will introduce Epson’s document scanner portfolio to their national network of office equipment dealers, independent software vendors, and value-added resellers. The collaboration enables Cranel partners to offer Epson’s proven document scanning technology which is combined with Epson’s industry-leading partner program to help drive sales and profitability while protecting partner investment in the line.   


    Cranel can now offer customers Epson’s leading technology including mobile, sheet-fed desktop/workgroup, and flatbed scanners. Epson’s mobile scanners offer lightweight portability, allowing users to scan documents and ID cards easily, whether they are in the office or working remote. Sheet-fed desktop/workgroup and flatbed scanners offer high-speeds and world-class performance for any job, big or small. 

    Cranel VP of Marketing & Support Scott Slack shared, “Cranel has a strong commitment to growing our share in the document scanner market space. Epson’s commitment to developing, enhancing, and supporting their document scanning technology, their comprehensive partner program, and their experienced national sales team provide the key ingredients partners can rely upon when working to achieve profitability and long-term success. We’re really excited to introduce the Epson portfolio to our partners.”   

    “Teaming up with Cranel is a smart business move for Epson America, offering solutions to a new, well established market segment for our commercial scanner group,” said Carrie Fox, Director, Product Marketing for Scanners, Consumables, and Software, Epson America. “Cranel’s more than 35-year history of excellence and putting the customer first is right in-line with Epson core philosophies, and we look forward to working alongside in this developing relationship.”

    About Cranel
    Cranel is a distributor of document, check and print management technologies—hardware, software, and services—helping businesses simplify processes and gain operational efficiencies. Cranel supports independent software vendors, office equipment dealers and value-added resellers across multiple industries. A resource and advocate to channel partners, both manufacturers and customers, Cranel provides value-adds that include extensive distribution experience, technology knowledge, commitment to service and in-depth understanding of manufacturer business programs. For more information, visit

    About Epson
    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.
    Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (

    February 2, 2021