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Canon Provides an "Assist" to Help Professional Photographers and Broadcasters Score High-Quality Images at Copa America Chile 2015

Canon U.S.A. to be Official Supplier


MELVILLE N.Y., June 5, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Company will provide onsite service support to help professional photographers and broadcasters capture the iconic moments of Copa America Chile 2015. Canon's professional onsite service support will include simple equipment repair, clean and check service and equipment loans to outfit professionals with the proper gear to capture the excitement on the field. Service and support will be available in the media centers in each of the nine stadia hosting matches in the tournament.

"Canon is thrilled to join the Latin America community once again in supporting the Copa America soccer tournament," said Kenji Kobayashi, senior vice president, Canon U.S.A. Latin America Group. "This tournament is an excellent opportunity for Canon to strengthen our bond with our Latin American consumer and business markets. We are proud to provide onsite service and support to assist imaging professionals in sharing the action of the games with devoted fans across the world."

The international soccer tournament will take place in Chile from June 11- July 4, 2015 in eight cities, with 12 countries participating, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

For more information and contact about Canon Professional Service (CPS) for Copa America 2015 visit http://www.canon.cl/canon/cps/cps-en.htm.

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 $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2015. 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.

About Copa Chile 2015

The Copa America Organization is based in Santiago, in the offices of the Chilean Football Federation, and from there all aspects of the organization of the greatest tournament on the American continent are coordinated. With president Sergio Jadue at its head, the Organization has as its Mission: "To organize, in a professional and modern way, the oldest international tournament in the world, which is followed by millions of people across all five continents and which will boast the presence of elite footballers." In addition, our Vision is to show Chile and South America to the rest of the world: "To show the world the quality of South American football and the passion with which the fans enjoy it, in an event with standards of excellence that projects the image of Chile as a modern country."

 

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

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