Canon’s A3 imageRUNNER ADVANCE Lineup is Named 2020 Copier MFP Line of the Year by Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab

MELVILLE, NY, January 8, 2020
the company’s commitment to meeting business needs through its array of best-in-class
products, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud
to announce it has been recognized as the 2020 Copier MFP Line of the Year from
Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab. This accolade recognizes Canon for its
award-winning A3 imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup which is deemed best overall based
on rigorous laboratory evaluations administered by Buyers Lab. This marks the
fourth time in the last five years that Canon has achieved this award. Additionally,
showcasing its advancements in the document imaging software industry, the
company has also received three 2020 Document Imaging Software Pick awards from
Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab in the categories of outstanding cloud
output-management, information governance, and scan capture and processing.

Copier MFP Line of the Year

more than two million prints output on the models tested over this past year,
Buyers Lab’s team of researchers deemed Canon’s A3 imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup
as Copier MFP Line of the Year as a result of its industry-best reliability,
strong security feature set, easy maintenance procedures, proactive device management,
intuitive ease of use, well-designed touchscreen, and universal capabilities
and features across the entire line.

it comes to reliability and usability, Canon’s copier MFP line is the standard
bearer in the industry,” said George Mikolay, associate director of copier
MFP/production analysis, Keypoint Intelligence. “We tacked on more than two
million impressions on Canon’s copier engines this year and experienced just
three misfeeds, which is simply outstanding and unmatched by any other vendor.”

Lab’s team also found that these devices were complemented by its software line
designed to further improve workflow efficiency, address security concerns, and
help control costs, which includes Canon’s MEAP platform, uniFLOW and uniFLOW
Online Express.

Outstanding Cloud Output-Management

as a preeminent cloud-based output management platform, uniFLOW Online again stands
out to Buyers Lab’s analysts amongst most online print management packages due
to its advanced features, including secure printing, cost tracking, mobile
printing and scan workflows, and advanced usability. Through the addition of
uniFLOW Online Express, which is included at no charge with the latest Canon
imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs, Canon provides its customers with cloud-based
authentication, reporting, centralized user management, the ability to scan
documents to Google Drive*, and the room to expand their current businesses and

Outstanding Information Governance

a result of its strong security and information governance features, Therefore™
2019 has been recognized with Buyers Lab’s award for Outstanding Information Governance
Solution. Therefore™ 2019 offers customers a highly customizable information
management workflow and analytics platform that helps organizations utilize
their information as an asset using its many embedded security and governance
capabilities. Features including its user rights management, version control,
audit trails and automated retention policies provide organizations with ease
of mind as it helps them to work within the confines of regulations and
compliance strategies.

Outstanding Scan Capture &
Processing Solution

for its ability to reduce the manual hassle of scan/capture/processing tasks, Canon’s
IRISPowerscan 11 accepts input from mobile devices, scanners, emails, watched
folders, or cloud services, and applies an array of image cleanup capabilities
in order to help streamline workflow for users. As seen through its several
intelligent automation features including the IRIS Fingerprint technology, this
solution allows the program to learn how to recognize certain documents based
on their particular layout.

be recognized as the 2020 Copier MFP Line of the Year, as well as to receive
three 2020 Document Imaging Software Pick awards, from Keypoint Intelligence –
Buyers Lab is a great honor that showcases Canon’s holistic approach to solving
customer’s business problems and serves as a testament to our company’s success
as we efficiently prepare our customers for the office of the future,” said
Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager of Canon U.S.A.,
Inc. “Heading into the new decade, Canon plans to continue developing solutions
built with advanced technology and features equipped to help streamline
productivity and workflow for its customers.”

Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab

Keypoint Intelligence is a one-stop shop for the digital imaging
industry. With our unparalleled tools and unmatched depth of knowledge, we cut
through the noise of data to offer clients the unbiased insights and responsive
tools they need in those mission-critical moments that define their products
and empower their sales. For over 50 years, Buyers Lab has been the global
document imaging industry’s resource for unbiased and reliable information,
test data, and competitive selling tools. What started out as a consumer-based
publication about office equipment has become an all-encompassing industry
resource. In a landscape that’s ever evolving, we change with it. For more
information on Buyers Lab, please call 973-797-2100, visit,
or e-mail

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 $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018† and was named one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2019. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. 

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