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Canon U.S.A. Ranked #1 in Total A3 and Monochrome Copier, Monochrome Printer Segment 6 in Gartner Market Share Report


MELVILLE N.Y., June 25, 2015 - According to Gartner's Printer, Copier and MFP Quarterly Statistics Database, at the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, ranked in the #1 position in both the office copier (A3) category with 28.6 percent of the 2014 U.S. market, and #1 in the total monochrome copier category with 19.9 percent share in the U.S. In addition, the fourth quarter end of year results showed the Company was ranked first in the Monochrome Printer Segment 6 (91+ pages-per-minute [ppm]) and also moved up two positions with 27.9 percent of the Color Printer Segment 5 (70-90 pages-per-minute [ppm]) in the U.S. market for 2014.1

"Canon is proud to be ranked by Gartner as a market share leader in several copier and printer categories for 2014," said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "We feel the Company's market share leadership position is a testament to Canon's commitment to developing innovative products positioned to serve the needs of the customers in the office and production markets."

Gartner's research included analysis of the market share for color and black-and-white copiers/MFPs with both laser page and page output technology.

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.

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

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1 Gartner, Market Share: Printers, Copiers and MFPs, Distribution Channel and Customer Type, All Countries, 2014, April 16, 2015