MELVILLE, N.Y., March 16, 2017
– Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, concluded
its One Canon Event, held March 7-9 in Boca Raton, Florida. The occasion
commemorated the Company’s Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) for its
steady progress since the launch of the One Canon business
strategy last August. At this invite-only event, industry analysts and
journalists had the opportunity to fully engage with executive leaders,
customers, partners, and hear new product news as well as all the latest Canon
print technology and solutions.
Over 45 esteemed industry analysts and reporters from around
the country gathered for an exclusive opportunity to learn more about how the
Canon family of companies is working together to ensure customers and partners
have access to all of Canon’s business-to-business offerings. Key executives
informed guests on the impact the initiative is having on the company as a
whole, as well as providing a deeper look into each of the business units
represented within the company. In addition, a dynamic solutions showcase gave
guests an exclusive, all-access look into the scope of print and workflow
solutions that Canon has to offer.
“Last year’s announcement of the One Canon strategy marked a
significant turning point for the company with a promise of delivering more
integrated solutions offerings based on three pillars: innovation, possibility
and smart solutions,” said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business
Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Our goal for this event was now to
demonstrate our commitment to uphold this promise. I hope the event provided our
guests with an update on how the One Canon approach is already providing
benefits to our customers and dealer partners.”
During the three-day event, guests attended a series of
presentations divided into the areas of Production Print, Large Format, and
Enterprise Solutions, along with dealer relations. While informing attendees
about the different business units and their functions within the company,
executive leaders had a chance to share their success stories through the voice of the customers and the partners they serve.
Representatives from the University of Notre Dame, Bacompt, and Bird Marella
all joined the conversation by participating in a series of Q & A style
interviews where they had the opportunity to share their view on the Canon
approach from a customer perspective. In addition, Canon reiterated the
company’s commitment to establishing strong partnerships with independent
dealers by inviting high-profile Canon dealer Jerry Blaine from LDI Color ToolBox and
his customer Howard Zimmerman from Howard L. Zimmerman Architects, P.C. to speak alongside BISG
Senior Vice President, Mason Olds.
“We sincerely appreciate the fact that Canon chose to
include us in this event and cannot wait for another year of success thanks to
their continued support,” said Jerry Blaine, founder, president, and CEO of
To heighten the excitement put in place by the inspiring
customer testimonials and executive presentations, guests were welcomed to the
highly awaited product pavilion and solutions showcase. This display generated
great excitement as guests took part in educational group presentations and
demonstrations from each of the business units. Canon executive leaders, expert
print technicians and partners including Box and mxHERO were made available to
further engage in in-depth conversations with the press and analyst community,
while some of the company’s most anticipated and impactful products of the year
were showcased simultaneously.
While all guests were motivated to be a part of the
solutions showcase interactive experience, press and analysts from the wide
format sector were especially excited for the world-wide launch of the Océ Colorado
1640 built on Canon’s new UVgel technology. It was a noteworthy moment when the
guests gathered around the stage to learn more about the product that is poised
to revolutionize the wide format arena. The new technology will be at the core
of an upcoming family of roll-to-roll printers that will help print service provider’s
increase their print production efficiency, while lowering their operating
costs, enabling them to profitably grow their business.
Also making its debut at the solutions showcase was the new
varioPRINT 140 Series, plus new imageRUNNER ADVANCE and imageCLASS models to
help meet the diverse needs of businesses.
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.† 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 in the United States. 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, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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