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BRAMPTON, ON., November 25, 2016 - Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to be the recipient of three prestigious awards from PrintAction’s Canadian Printing  Awards. Now in its 11th year, PrintAction’s Canadian Printing Awards program is based on three distinct segments: Environmental Printing, Quality Printing and Industry Achievement.

Canon Canada is the recipient of three awards in the “Most Progressive Printing Technology” category, recognized for three distinct products. The awards were presented to Canon at a ceremony celebrating the progress and innovation of Canada’s influential printing industry, which was attended by more than 220 people.

“We’re very proud to be recognized with three awards at this year’s Canadian Printing Awards,” said Patrick D’Souza, Senior Vice-President & General Manager of the Professional Printing Solutions Division at Canon Canada. “We were competing against a strong list of print industry professionals. We thank PrintAction and the thriving Print industry for this great honour.”

"We’re honoured to receive these awards, as it recognizes Canon’s commitment to innovation that increases quality, productivity and efficiency for our customers," said Sam Yoshida, Senior Vice-President & General Manager of Imaging Systems Group and Business Solutions Division at Canon Canada. "We knew that we had something special when we launched the imagePRESS C10000VP. Receiving this award provides the external validation that the C10000VP is an innovative and state-of-the-art product in the mid production print space. We’re very excited to see what kind of opportunities will arise from this recognition.”

Both Canon Executives reinforced Canon’s commitment to investing in imaging and printing technologies that will enable Canon customers to increase productivity and offer even greater products and services to their clients.”

Canon Canada was recognized with the following awards at the 2016 PrintAction Canadian Printing Awards.

Most Progressive Printing Technology, inkjet, supplier

Silver Award – Canon Océ VarioPrint i300

The Canon Océ VarioPrint i300 sheet-fed inkjet colour production press finally bridges the gap between the application flexibility and efficiency of toner based sheet-fed digital presses and the economy and productivity of web-fed inkjet systems, without compromising quality. Leveraging print head technology from the proven Océ ColorStream® inkjet web presses, the Océ VarioPrint i300 provides 600 x 600 dpi with drop size modulation to deliver 1,200 dpi perceived image quality at up to 294 letter images per minute or more than 8,500 sheets per hour.

With its reduced running cost compared to toner-based digital presses, Océ VarioPrint i300’s offers a cost effective way to run monochrome and colour jobs on one engine and help move mono applications to higher-value/higher-margin colour products as well as allow print providers to extend the cross over point for digital print versus offset, helping more pages migrate to digital print. Combining this flexible architecture and inkjet innovation with proven technologies, the Océ VarioPrint i300 redefines the cost, productivity and throughput equation.

Most Progressive Printing Technology, toner (dry or liquid), supplier

Gold Award – Canon imagePRESS C10000VP

The Canon imagePRESS C10000VP/C8000VP is the newest and fastest Series of Canon toner-based sheetfed digital colour production presses. Delivering offset-like, vibrant and stable output quality, the Canon imagePRESS C10000VP/C8000VP feature a high resolution of 2400 x 2400 dpi at print speeds of up to 100/80 letter-size images per minute in colour. Combining proven imagePRESS features and new technologies, this product has been engineered to deliver production excellence for the business advantage of its users.

Most Progressive Printing Technology, software or IT, supplier

Gold Award – Canon PRISMAsync Colour Print Server

Canon PRISMAsync Colour Print Server (PRISMAsync) is Canon’s unique print controller technology that integrates with the following digital print: imagePRESS C10000VP, imagePRESS C8000VP, imagePRESS C850, imagePRESS C750, and Océ VarioPrint i300. The platform streamlines production by making printing operations more intuitive and uniform from a single point of control.

The PRISMAsync Colour Print Servers contain powerful scheduling tools which provide print operators the ability to schedule and manage print jobs of up to 8 hours at a time. The PRISMAsync contains an embedded ICC Profiler and G7 calibrator which simplifies and streamlines the calibration process for print operators. PRISMAsync is recognized as the first embedded complete closed loop G7 system for electrophotography and the first colour print server that provides an integrated colour profiler and G7 calibration method. Drawing on the idea that digital press calibration should be a simple procedure that every operator can execute, Canon is the first digital press provider to implement this calibration directly at the digital front end.

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About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.


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