Canon U.S.A. Announces a New Approach to Premium-Quality InkJet Printing with Océ ProStream Series

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 20, 2017

– Building on a decade of experience in inkjet technology, Canon
U.S.A, Inc., a leader in digital imaging
solutions, today announced its new Océ ProStream series inkjet press, a
solution designed to open up new business opportunities for commercial printers. Leveraging two years of development and a
greenfield approach regarding design, this series is built on new innovative
technology that takes high-speed inkjet to the next level of color output
quality and media versatility, particularly in high-growth segments such as publishing,
premium direct mail, graphic arts, and marketing collateral.

“The ProStream combines and optimizes proven, but
previously separate inkjet technologies such as full-page pre-coating, polymer
inks, and extended drying in an elegant design to achieve offset substrate
flexibility and output quality,” said Marco Boer, vice-president, IT
Strategies, Inc. “It is the closest to
offset in productivity, color vibrancy, and solid area ink coverage that I have
seen from an inkjet press to date.”

With a
resolution of 1200 dpi and a print rate of 262 feet per minute, this heavy-duty
production engine, delivers outstanding quality on a broad range of media. The new series is already winning accolades even before launch: the
ProStream has earned a coveted iF design award for 2017.

“We are excited about
the ability to deliver premium quality on a wide range of media, which in the
past was incredibly hard to achieve with inkjet technologies,” said
Christine Soward, president, DMS Inc.

The latest
piezo drop-on-demand inkjet print head generation is leveraged with Océ
Multilevel technology for sharper details, smoother half tones and economized
ink usage. An Océ-developed set of ColorGrip and polymer pigment inks creates
exciting, vibrant colors that leave a lasting impression

The sensitive floatation air dryer ensures that the printed paper is not
touched until the print images are fully robust – there are no scratches or
changes to gloss levels and minimal paper stress for maximum quality.

“As someone who has been
in the commercial print industry for 30 years, I was amazed by the quality and
versatility this press offers,” said Chris Petro, vice president of strategic
accounts, Creel Printing. “This product has the opportunity of changing
the market as we know it.”

For seven
straight years, Canon has been the worldwide leader in continuous feed inkjet. A key to that success is Canon’s commitment to
bringing innovative technology to the professional digital printing market.

For more information about Océ
ProStream series and Canon U.S.A., visit

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the
United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With
approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon
Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016†
and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2016.
Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction
and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and
support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is
dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED®
Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction,
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