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Canon Europe is the regional sales and marketing operation for Canon Inc., represented in 116 countries and employing 16,000 people across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Founded in 1937 with the specific goal of making the best quality camera available to customers, Canon’s tireless passion for the Power of Image has since extended its technology into many other markets and has established it as a world leader in both consumer and business imaging solutions. Its solutions comprise products, ranging from digital compact and SLR cameras, through broadcast lenses and portable X-ray machines, to multi-function and production printers, all supported by a range of value added services. Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the richest and most innovative products and services to satisfy customers’ creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei – ‘living and working together for the common good’. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s products, solutions and services. Canon has achieved global certification to ISO 14001, demonstrating a world-class environmental management standard.

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Canon research highlights opportunities for printers to strengthen customer relationships

Release date: 04.05.2012 | images: 1

Hall 8a, Stand C06 – 1, drupa 2012, 3 to 16 May

DUSSELDORF, 4th May 2012 Canon, (Hall 8a, Stand C06 – 1) has published its fourth Insight Report – The Bigger Picture: Your customers’ view of the value of print, an in-depth piece of research into the attitudes and preferences of European business professionals with responsibility for procuring print. Canon’s research reveals that in order for Print Service Providers (PSPs) to grow their businesses, they need to improve communication with their customers, demonstrate the return on investment (ROI) of print and strengthen customer relationships by adopting a more consultative approach.

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Canon offers visitors inspiration and opportunity at drupa 2012

Release date: 04.05.2012 | images: 1

Hall 8a, Stand C06 – 1, drupa 2012, 3 to 16 May

DUSSELDORF, 4th May 2012Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, is exhibiting the industry’s broadest range of production print solutions at the Canon stand (Hall 8a, C-601) at drupa (3-16 May 2012, Dusseldorf), in what is the first public showcase for Canon since the acquisition of Océ was finalised in February this year. The combined portfolio is demonstrated across eight market-specific zones, aiming to help visitors see the bigger picture.

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Canon appoints new President & CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Release date: 02.04.2012 | images: 1

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 2nd April 2012 – Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, today announced the appointment of Rokus van Iperen as the new President & CEO of Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He becomes the first European to lead Canon’s business across the EMEA region, succeeding Ryoichi Bamba, who is retiring after four years in the role and 40 years with Canon.

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See the bigger picture with Canon at drupa 2012

Release date: 28.02.2012 | images: 1

DUSSELDORF, 28th February 2012 Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, will focus on helping print service providers identify new opportunities by seeing the bigger picture at drupa 2012 (3-16 May 2012, Dusseldorf). The Canon stand (Hall 8a, Stand C06 – 1) which incorporates Océ, a Canon Group company, will showcase customer success stories, introduce new industry research, highlight innovative print applications and illustrate new ways in which customers can enhance their businesses.

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Greater customer communication key to unlocking growth opportunities for printers, highlights new Canon research

Release date: 28.02.2012 | images: 1

DUSSELDORF, 28 February 2012 – A comprehensive new research study from Canon Europe among business professionals with responsibility for procuring print highlights that digital Print Service Providers (PSPs) are missing opportunities to grow their business through increased customer communication. The research is presented in Canon’s fourth Insight Report –The Bigger Picture, which will be published at drupa 2012.

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Canon receives six 2011 BEST Awards from industry analysts BERTL, Inc.

Release date: 20.02.2012 | images: 3

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 20th February 2012Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, has received six 2011 BEST awards from industry analysts BERTL, Inc., affirming its commitment to delivering industry-leading performance and reliability across its entire imaging portfolio.

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Canon increases its presence at drupa with the show’s fourth largest stand

Release date: 10.02.2012 | images: 1

UNITED KINGDOM, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, 10th February 2012 – At this year’s drupa (3-16 May, Dusseldorf) Canon will confirm its position as a leading supplier to the digital printing market with its largest ever stand. At 3,750 m², the Canon stand (Hall 8a, Stand C06 – 1), which will also incorporate Océ as part of the Canon Group, is the fourth largest at drupa and will dominate Hall 8a.

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Canon signs up creative sector specialist, Colyer London, to resell full range of print solutions

Release date: 22.09.2011 | images: 1

  • First time in its 92-year history that Colyer London will sell Canon equipment
  • Direct access to some of London’s largest design and creative organisations

Canon, a world leader in imaging solutions, has announced a new partner agreement with Colyer London, to sell Canon printers for the first time in its 92-year history. The arrangement will enable the specialist supplier to sell Canon equipment to the creative sector, which includes designers, architectural practices, TV and radio studios, and publishers.

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New technology and print systems show rapid progression between Canon and Océ

Release date: 08.09.2011 | images: 13

Canon Europe and Océ today announce the next milestone in the journey of Canon and Océ to becoming the global leader in the print industry with the launch of two co-developed production printing systems: The Océ VarioPrint DP Line, a series of compelling black and white systems based on breakthrough technology and the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C9000S PRO, a next-generation, light production colour printer.

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Canon imagePROGRAF named best photographic printer by EDP

Release date: 26.05.2011 | images: 1

Canon UK, a world leader in imaging solutions, announces that the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300 has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best Photographic Printer of the Year 2011’ by the European Digital Press Association (EDP) at a ceremony at FESPA Digital today. Comprising publishers of leading European magazines devoted to digital printing, the EDP Association represents a readership of over one million graphic arts professionals across 18 countries.

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RHS Chelsea garden based around Canon printed images achieves a first in design

Release date: 23.05.2011 | images: 3

Large format images by contemporary landscape photographer, David Anthony Hall, form key aspect of garden for first time at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Images printed on Canon imagePROGRAF iPF9100 large format printer by UK distributor, Surrey-based Velmex Distribution

A first in garden design awaits the expected 150,000+ visitors to this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (24th – 28th May) with the integration of stunning, large format printed images to create a unique urban garden at the show. The images, the work of contemporary landscape photographer, David Anthony Hall, will be incorporated into the external landscape – Thompsons Plein Air Gallery Garden (Stand PW42 Pavilion Way) – being created by Thompson’s Galleries to showcase Hall’s work and to demonstrate the harmonious link between art and the creative outdoor space.