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Canon Latin America, Inc. Integrates Into Canon U.S.A., Inc.

MELVILLE, N.Y., January 5, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the merger of Canon Latin America, Inc. into Canon U.S.A., Inc. (CUSA). Canon Latin America's corporate operations will be integrated into the CUSA Latin America Group located in the Canon Americas Headquarters in Melville, NY. This change will enable CUSA to better leverage corporate resources and infrastructure and better serve the needs of customers and dealers within these markets.

"At Canon, one of our key growth strategies is to leverage the momentum and expand our business in Latin America," says Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "We believe the shift in operations will offer more resources to assist future growth for our business partners in the Latin American market. "

As for logistics, the operation will remain in Miami and will be operated by Canon U.S.A. Logistics division.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.


† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.