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Canon U.S.A. Launches New Print Sample Program Showcasing Fine Art Capabilities Of imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers And Lucia EX Inkset

<p><b>LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 15, 2010</b> – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the LUCIA EX Print Sample Request Program, a service giving consumers the opportunity to receive 8.5-inch by 11-inch sample photographs printed on the new Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300/6350/6300 large format printers, prior to purchasing the device. Through the program, customers will receive three printed images captured by Canon Explorer of Light photographers, which demonstrate the high-quality printing capabilities of the imagePROGRAF 12-Color series and new LUCIA EX ink set.</p> <p>&quot;The LUCIA EX Print Sample Request program showcases the extraordinary capture to output capabilities of Canon's EOS cameras and new imagePROGRAF high-end Fine Art/Photo and Proofing printers,&quot; said Rich Reamer, Director of Product Marketing, Large Format, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. &quot;By providing consumers with images created by Canon Explorers of Light, we can demonstrate the dynamic color range and quality of Canon's large format printers and empower consumers to make an educated purchase decision.&quot;</p> <p>To request a print sample, consumers can visit <a href="http://www.usa.canon.com/ipfprintsample">www.usa.canon.com/ipfprintsampl.... The finished print will be mailed to their address<sup>*</sup> at no cost. Along with the image, the individual participating in this program will receive additional product information. </p>

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Océ Offers Canon's Advanced Printing Technology

<p>TRUMBULL, CONN. September 13, 2010 – Océ, an international leader in digital document management, today announced that Océ North America Document Printing Systems has begun selling the innovative Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup of multifunctional devices, starting with the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5051/C5045/C5035/C5030 models. </p> <p>Utilizing an advanced system platform, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series redefines how users access, share and manage document workflow and communications. Improved functionality and the seamless integration of hardware, software and services enable users to better manage and customize workflows, resulting in improved user and office productivity. </p> <p>&quot;The introduction of these cutting-edge products into the Océ portfolio is the next step as Canon and Océ create the top presence in the printing industry,&quot; said John Reilly, President, Océ North America, Document Printing Systems. &quot;We are confident that this series will dramatically improve the way our customers work and advance their business through the use of these streamlined and smart printing and document workflow solutions.&quot; </p> <p>With output speeds of up to 51 pages-per-minute (ppm), 45 ppm, 35 ppm and 30 ppm (letter), respectively, in color and black &amp; white, the compact imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5051/C5045/C5035/C5030 models offer the increased functionality and workflow capabilities that most office settings require. </p>

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Océ Introduces Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 Series

<p>Venlo, The Netherlands, 7 September 2010 - Océ, an international leader in digital document management, today announced that it will add the innovative Canon imageRUNNER® ADVANCE 8000 series of all-in-one black &amp; white production printers to its expanding cutsheet portfolio.</p> <p>This is the second Canon production product that Océ has offered since joining the global Canon group in March 2010. The newly combined company, which aims to create the world’s largest printing company, combines a 133-year Océ heritage of leadership in small and wide format printing with the vast technical resources of Canon.</p> <p><strong>Enabling customers to respond to changing conditions</strong> <br />As print providers in corporate printrooms, print-for-pay and commercial printing environments seek technology solutions to help them quickly respond to changing business conditions and meet a wide range of customer requirements, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series offers the perfect balance of quality, productivity, versatility and Océ world-class service. Océ stands behind the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series with highly skilled direct sales and service professionals focused on optimizing the system for each printshop’s unique needs.</p> <p><strong>Sustainability top of mind</strong> <br />The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series combines innovative technology with eco-friendly construction that includes bio-plastic components and recycled materials. The system is offered in three models - the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8085, 8095 and 8105 models, which print, copy and scan up to 85, 95 and 105 images per minute respectively.</p>

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Paperless Environment Facilitates Significant Growth for Leading Insurance and Financial Services Company

Capture2 At Heffernan Insurance Brokers, a paperless environment is the rule rather than the exception. The Walnut Creek, California-based company, which specializes in commercial/private insurance and financial services, is ranked as the nation’s ninth largest privately held property/casualty agency by Insurance Journal magazine.*

Having experienced double-digit growth each year since its founding more than two decades ago, the company recognized the need for a technology infrastructure that could handle their workflows into the future.

“Synchronizing the flow of information between our headquarters and seven remote offices became increasingly difficult because of our rapid growth,” said Mr. John Petersen, Chief Information Officer of Heffernan Insurance Brokers. “Our business processes were heavily reliant upon paper-based applications, forms and original documentation. Freeing ourselves from the time-consuming shuffling of paper would enable us to maintain our exceptional
customer service levels and growth without a costlier increase in manpower.”

Canon Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Canon EXPO 2010

<p>Canon EXPO 2010 sprung into action yesterday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. This year Canon's overall theme was, “We Speak Image”, highlighting the constant evolution of imaging, particularly Canon’s current, new, and future innovative technologies. After NYC, Canon will make stops in Paris, Tokyo, and Shanghai to showcase their award winning technology and products.</p> <p>Upon entering the main hall, spotlights hit the floor illuminating the plush red carpet to welcome members of the press, industry analysts, dealers, and other invited guests. Canon hosted live runway shows, a full size model of a boat, the latest medical imaging technology, 3D and 4D experiences and a replica of Rockefeller Center’s winter skating rink with live ice skaters. Canon EXPO 2010 covered a wide range of industries including photography, medical, video, and of course, printing. </p> <p>The timely release of ten new Canon products on September 1st left EXPO attendees eager to see the new technology in action. Here are a few of the new devices that were featured at Canon EXPO 2010:</p> <p><strong><u>Canon's imageCLASS MF9280Cdn</u></strong></p> <p>The new color <strong>imageCLASS MF9280Cdn</strong> features a 50-sheet Auto Document Feeder (ADF), 250-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multipurpose tray and an optional 500-sheet paper cassette pedestal. The MF9280Cdn has the ability to perform PCL5c printing and is the first imageCLASS machine capable of handling PostScript 3 Emulation. Integrated USB ports provide the capability to both print and scan directly to and from USB media. </p>

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Canon U.S.A. Announces Océ Wide Format Printing Systems As A New Dealer For Award-Winning Large Format Printers

<p><b>LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 2, 2010</b> – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced that the Océ North America Wide Format Printing Systems division has been named as a dealer of its award-winning imagePROGRAF large format printers. As an authorized Canon dealer, Océ Wide Format Printing Systems will begin offering Canon's lineup of imagePROGRAF large format printers and supplies, including the five-color Technical Documents and General Use Series and eight-color imagePROGRAF iPF8000S/ iPF9000S models. Later this year, Océ Wide Format Printing Systems will add the 12-color imagePROGRAF iPF8300, iPF6350 and iPF6300, which have been recognized by BERTL, Inc. with their &quot;BEST&quot; designation as part of the industry analyst firm's 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Awards.</p> <p>&quot;With the increasing demand for professional, high-quality print jobs across a broad variety of market segments, Canon is committed to expanding our sales channel and providing customers with greater access to the printing solutions necessary to exceed customer standards today and into the future,&quot; said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manger, Imaging Systems Groups, Canon U.S.A. &quot;Canon is pleased to add Océ Wide Format Printing Systems to our imagePROGRAF large-format printer distribution network.&quot;</p>

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New Canon imageCLASS Multifunction Printers Offer Increased Functionality and Performance for Small Businesses and Home Office Users

<p>NEW YORK, September 1, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of four new imageCLASS multifunction devices to its award-winning lineup of small office and home office solutions, the Color imageCLASS MF9280Cdn and MF9220Cdn color laser multifunction printers and the MF4570dn and D420 monochrome laser multifunction printers.</p> <p>“In response to the increasing demand for easy-to-use, feature-rich multifunction devices targeted to small business and home office environments, Canon is proud to introduce the latest additions to the imageCLASS lineup,” said Jim Rosetta, vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A “With small businesses and sole proprietorships increasingly demanding greater value and performance from their hardware purchases, the new imageCLASS models offer a compelling blend of functionality and features ideal for these demanding users.”</p> <p><strong>Color imageCLASS MF9200 Series - Greater Functionality For Demanding Environments</strong></p> <p>Developed to address the needs of today’s fast-paced end-user, the new Color imageCLASS MF9280Cdn and MF9220Cdn color laser multifunction printers allow small businesses and work groups to maximize productivity with convenient print, copy, fax and scan functionality in a fully networkable device.&#160; Ideal for multi-user environments, the devices feature a variety of technologies found in many high-end commercial copiers to maximize office efficiency including “User ID Management” control, which allows network administrators to monitor and limit print output and an Auto-Duplex function to help reduce paper costs and increase productivity.&#160; Additionally, for the first time from Canon, the Color imageCLASS MF9200 series features LDAP address book, allowing documents to be sent instantly.</p> <p>Featuring a 50-sheet Auto Document Feeder (ADF), 250-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multipurpose tray, and an optional 500-sheet paper cassette pedestal and handling paper sizes up to legal, the Color imageCLASS MF9200 Series delivers print speeds of up to 22 pages per minute (ppm)i in both color and black and white while capturing finer details with remarkable tone-on-tone clarity, auto gradation and Canon’s Pure Black technology.</p>

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Canon U.S.A. Announces Significant Updates To Canon Managed Document Services Program

<p>NEW YORK, September 1, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced several major initiatives developed to enhance the Canon Managed Document Services (Canon MDS) program, including elements targeting national service infrastructure for its authorized dealer channel, environmental sustainability and new solutions improving efficiency across a broad range of single office to multi-fleet, enterprise-level engagements.&#160; </p> <p>“Canon’s approach to MDS begins with best-in-class hardware and a technology portfolio that includes the revolutionary imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform that we complement with a range of customizable solutions and professional services to create a premiere MDS offering,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A.&#160; “With an increasing number of customers seeking to achieve significant document management efficiencies and greater control over total output management, Canon’s MDS solutions provide a comprehensive, easy-to-implement program that delivers the bottom-line results necessary to succeed in today’s business environment.” </p> <p>Canon’s new initiatives are designed to help channel partners effectively deliver innovative, forward-thinking services driving continuous business improvements and satisfaction by enhancing the following program components:</p>

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Canon U.S.A. Announces New uniFLOW v5.0 Fleet Management Solution

<p>NEW YORK, September 1, 2010 – Demonstrating its commitment to developing advanced document management solutions, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, will preview its newest output management solution, uniFLOW v5.0, during Canon EXPO 2010 New York, a once-every-five-years event highlighting Canon’s breakthrough technologies.&#160; The latest version of the Company’s popular uniFLOW output management software, uniFLOW v5.0 features a variety of new capabilities and functions that streamline fleet management and simplify workflow processes allowing end-users and network administrators to focus on their core job functions.</p> <p>With the increasing demand for office solutions that streamline workflow to increase productivity and improve bottom-line results, uniFLOW v5.0 is designed to meet the needs of both large and small enterprises that require an advanced output management solution with significant flexibility.&#160; Through uniFLOW v5.0, fleet administrators will gain new tools to manage document costs incurred via printing, faxing, copying and scanning, as well as enhanced fleet management controls that streamline IT functions and easily extend to global deployments.</p> <p>“uniFLOW v5.0 is a tremendous leap forward in the evolution of fleet management software solutions for businesses ranging from small offices to global enterprises,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A.&#160; “For businesses seeking to improve productivity and cost management, uniFLOW v5.0 gives end-users greater control of workflows, allowing administrators to maximize output efficiency across their networks.”</p>

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Canon U.S.A. Showcases Paperless Innovations Utlizing Nuance eCopy ShareScan at Canon Expo

<p>NEW YORK, September 1, 2010 – Recognizing the increasing role of digital document automation in today’s complex office environments, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, will preview its next-generation office scanning solution featuring eCopy ShareScan from Nuance, the best selling paper-to-digital scanning and workflow solution, and the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform, at Canon EXPO 2010 New York. The eCopy ShareScan solution preview includes recent advances in paperless capabilities as well as a sneak peak at innovations to be included with the next-generation eCopy ShareScan V5.0, due out later this year.&#160; </p> <p>eCopy ShareScan is used by organizations of all sizes to replace manual paper processes with automated digital document workflows. By driving paper out of business processes, Canon and Nuance can help save customers time and increase office efficiency by turning paper documents into computer files that can be instantly edited, extracting data from paper forms for accounting systems, as well as seamlessly moving office documents into content management systems and enterprise document workflows. </p> <p>“In combination with the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform, Nuance eCopy ShareScan provides a versatile and powerful document automation software solution, giving businesses the ability to move the document imaging function from a centralized production location directly into the hands of frontline employees.&#160; eCopy ShareScan has a vast array of new, productivity-enhancing features that appeal to both office workers and information technology professionals.” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. </p>

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