Mini case study - Epson cuts print costs by 50%

North Lindsey College wanted to provide their students with an improved quality of printing and to increase reliability with affordable genuine ink cartridges. Epson installed 160 WorkForce Pro inkjet printers throughout the school delivering a cost saving of two thirds compared to the amount that the college was paying before.

The College

North Lindsey College, Lincolnshire

'Outstanding' North Lindsey College offers full-time, part-time and apprenticeship courses and is committed to giving its 4,000 students and staff high-quality IT services.

The Customer
  • Provider of 16+ years education
  • Offer vocational, academic and apprenticeship courses at a range of levels.
  • Also offer a range of HNCs, HNDs, degrees and an exciting range of foundation degrees
  • Students provided with outstanding teaching and learning resources and exposed to cutting edge technology
The Challenge
  • North Lindsey College wanted to standardise and consolidate their current varied print fleet
  • The college wanted to provide their students with an improved qualuity of printing from newer models
  • The college were looking to increase reliability with affordable genuine ink cartridges
  • The college were looking for better printing results and a stable printing system
The Solution
  • Epson installed 160 WorkForce Pro WP-4015 inkjet printers throughout the school
  • The WorkForce Pros delivered a cost saving of two thirds compared to the amount that the college was paying before with its fleet of laser printers
  • The college has benefitted logistically as the IT team only has to manage one type of cartridge delivering significant cost savings
  • Staff are happy to change cartridges as they are quick and easy to replace – saving the facilities department time