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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 improves the make-ready process for both in-house and commercial printers with launch of PRISMAprepare 6.2

Release date: 10.07.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 10 July 2015 Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, is launching PRISMAprepare 6.2, the latest version of its all-in-one, fully integrated document preparation software. This solution streamlines the make-ready process from composition to production to help both in-house and commercial printing professionals shorten production turnaround times, expand their capabilities, boost productivity and reduce operational costs.

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Canon increases market share thanks to exceptional demand for imagePRESS C800 Series, now Fogra certified

Release date: 08.06.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 8 June 2015 Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, has shipped over 1,400 units of the imagePRESS C800 series to customers across Europe in the ten months since it began taking orders for the production press in July last year. Thanks to this exceptional demand, Canon secured the leading share of the cutsheet colour production press market in Europe in the last quarter of 2014[1].

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Canon enhances Essential Business Builder Program with new themed learning and resource packages

Release date: 22.05.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 22 May 2015 Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, has enhanced its successful Essential Business Builder Program (EBBP) with the introduction of a series of new themed workshops and curriculum-based educational packages designed to guide and support customers along their journey of learning and business development. With a proven track record established over ten years, Canon’s EBBP provides customers with access to a suite of industry-leading guides, together with local educational workshops and independent consultants to help print service providers bring increased performance and profitability to their business.

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Canon to bring a ‘universe of print’ to life for FESPA 2015 visitors

Release date: 17.04.2015 | images: 2

LONDON, UK – 17 April 2015 – Committed to supporting customers to achieve business growth, world leader in imaging solutions, Canon, will present a completely integrated wide format graphics arts line up at FESPA 2015 (18-22 May 2015, Cologne). It will showcase through diverse applications, live demonstrations and detailed industry-specific application tours how customers can add value, generate new business revenue and tap into new markets using the latest wide format innovations.

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Canon Europe and Tecnau announce availability of Zero Speed Splicer for the Océ ColorStream 3000 series

Release date: 07.04.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 7 April 2015 – Canon and Tecnau are pleased to announce the availability of the new Tecnau Zero Speed Splicer u40 in combination with the Océ ColorStream 3000 series of digital production printers. The Splicer u40 eliminates printer stoppages due to roll changeover, increasing printer uptime and productivity to maximise the user’s investment in high-speed continuous-web digital colour printing.

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Océ PlotWave 500 receives top honour at iF Design Awards 2015

Release date: 09.03.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 09 MARCH 2015 Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, has today announced that its Océ PlotWave 500 wide format printing system has been awarded an iF Gold Product Design Award at the iF Design Awards 2015. The Océ PlotWave 500 was one of seven Canon products to receive a prestigious award at the event.

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Canon to debut Océ ColorWave 700 at Sign & Digital UK 2015

Release date: 06.03.2015 | images: 1

Hall 17, Stand G10, Sign & Digital UK, NEC Birmingham, 24 - 26 March 2015

London, 6 March 2015 – Canon will be unveiling its latest high-performance wide format colour printer– the Océ ColorWave 700 – at Sign & Digital UK 2015. Focusing on the dual-powers of productivity and versatility, Canon aims to help printers excel in the growing sign, display graphics, interior decoration and wide format sectors.

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MetroMail invests with Canon to replace entire digital production environment to drive ambitious growth

Release date: 02.03.2015 | images: 1

LONDON, 2 MARCH 2015 MetroMail, one of the UK’s leading mailing houses, has invested more than £6 million in Canon technology in a major overhaul of its digital production environment. The progressive mailing house, based in Seaham, Durham, has replaced its existing presses with a range of continuous feed, cut-sheet and multi-function devices from Canon as it seeks to strengthen its position in the direct mail and transactional print markets.

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Canon enters 3D printing market through UK distribution agreement with 3D Systems

Release date: 26.02.2015 | images: 1

United Kingdom, February 26, 2015 – Canon Europe, a leader in imaging solutions, today announces a distribution agreement with 3D Systems, a leading global provider of 3D printing technology. Under the arrangement, Canon will market, sell and support 3D Systems’ advanced manufacturing 3D printers, including the ProJet 1200, 3500 series, 4500, 6000 and 7000 in the UK and Ireland, with a view to rolling out across Europe.