Epson introduces new hologram stickers to protect consumers from fake ink

Epson Philippines, a maker of compact and durable printers, warns the public to be careful of fake inks that can damage printers.

To raise awareness and help combat the proliferation of fake inks, Epson Philippines has developed a new hologram sticker for its ink bottles that will help customers easily identify genuine inks from fake ones. The recently launched hologram stickers that are installed on boxes of genuine Epson inks now come with more security features to indicate the authenticity of Epson products.

Customers who purchase Epson inks can now easily verify whether the product is genuine or not in a few simple steps, made possible by the new hologram sticker’s temperature sensitivity and light source image capabilities. Rubbing a section of the new sticker several times will show that it fades as the temperature increases due to the heat caused by the rubbing. Through the use of light, customers can make the word “Epson” appear on another part of the new hologram sticker.

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Epson ink bottles with the old hologram sticker, on the other hand, will still be available on the market while supplies last.


By using genuine Epson inks, one can enjoy long-lasting quality prints.

Users can also save on repair costs by using only genuine Epson inks, as fake inks can cause irreversible damage to Epson printers in the long run.

In addition to all these reasons, the warranty of the printer will become void if fake inks are used with it. Therefore, more will have to be spent if the printer needs to be repaired. In short, more will be wasted when fake ink is purchased for the printer.

“Quality begets quality, and with genuine inks, users can enjoy superior quality prints,” said Eduardo Bonoan, general manager of Epson Philippines Marketing Division. “With our new hologram stickers, confirming the authenticity of your Epson inks ensures that your printers perform at their best.”

As the battle against fake inks and imitation products continues to escalate, it is crucial that manufacturers and consumers remain vigilant. Don’t fall into the trap of counterfeits, protect your printer and choose genuine Epson inks.