Canon USA Earns Number-One Overall US Copier Market Share Position in 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 4, 2008 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, today announced that the Company is the number-one brand leader in the overall copier market in the U.S. for 2007, according to Gartner Dataquest*.

"Canon has a strong heritage in digital imaging and copier technology that has allowed the Company to consistently be the copier of choice over more than two decades," said Ted Nakamura, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group. "From black-and-white to color, Canon continues to make investments in technology to allow us to deliver the most robust document imaging solutions on the market.

The Gartner Dataquest research studies focused on market share for color and black-and-white copiers of both digital and analog technology, including PC copiers (1-10ppm) and copiers in Segments 1-6, which range in speed from 11 to 91+ pages-per-minute (ppm).

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