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Canon Canada and Océ Canada stronger together

Océ-Canada Inc. is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon Canada Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2 January 2013: With the aim of creating the number one presence in the printing industry in Canada, Canon Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Océ-Canada Inc. will become a wholly-owned subsidiary.

Building on an enhanced scale, a combined history of innovation and excellent client servicing, the new organization will capitalize on the complementary fit in product mix, channel mix and business lines resulting in an outstanding client offer spanning the entire printing industry.

“We are delighted to welcome Océ Canada, the ideal partner in every respect, into the Canon Canada family,” said Kevin Ogawa, President and CEO of Canon Canada Inc. “We are confident that this winning combination will contribute greatly to our goal of becoming the overall number one presence in the printing industry in Canada.”

Canon and Océ will be able to build upon each other’s long-standing history and proven track record of innovation and customer service to create a strong joint enterprise capable of long term success. The similar technology-oriented backgrounds and corporate values will be important drivers in establishing us as Canon’s leading printing experts.

“We are very much looking forward to joining forces with Canon,” said Patrick D’Souza, President of Océ-Canada Inc. “There is a great fit between our companies with each having a strong commitment to technology and innovation. Océ offers strength and expertise in areas of production printing and wide format printing that will enhance the overall Canon offering. I am confident Océ customers and Canon customers will benefit greatly from this new relationship.”

Kevin Ogawa will serve as Chairman and CEO of Océ-Canada Inc., as well as maintaining his role as President and CEO of Canon Canada Inc. Patrick D’Souza will continue in his role as President of Océ Canada.

About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc. 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. With almost $46 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc., ranks among the Top 4 in US patents registered since 1994. Canon ranks among the world's Top 30 brands and is one of Forbes' Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies. 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.

For more information, visit www.canon.ca or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CanonCanada.

About Océ
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. Océ-Canada Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with additional branches throughout Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia. For more information about Océ-Canada, visit www.oce.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

Wayne Doyle
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Canon Canada Inc.
(905) 565-4598
wdoyle@canada.canon.com


Antonina Catalfamo
Manager, Marketing and Business Operations
Océ-Canada Inc. - a Canon Group Company
(416) 228-3612
antonina.catalfamo@oce.com