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Canon Expands DreamLabo Media Portfolio with Six Photo Paper Options Including New Type II Paper-Based Photo Paper

Wide Selection of Finishing Options Increases High Quality Printing Options for Photo Applications


MELVILLE, N.Y., September 9, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced six new media options to the DreamLabo 5000 production photo printer media portfolio. For the first time in the Company's history, Canon will offer a selection of paper-based photo paper (categorized as Type II photo paper) for the DreamLabo 5000, which will include Fine Art, Art Matte and Art Glossy paper. By expanding Canon's portfolio of paper-based photo paper, DreamLabo 5000 printer customers can offer end-users even more valuable photo application opportunities. For the already existing Resin-coated photo paper lineup (Type I), Matte photo paper will be introduced along with the addition of new single and double-sided options in new thickness to the popular Glossy media.

Debuting at Canon EXPO 2015 New York, these papers provide DreamLabo 5000 printer customers with more variety to produce high-quality photo albums, catalogs, calendars and greeting cards, among other photo products.

"Canon understands that each photographer has a unique vision in mind from the moment a photo is taken until it has been developed and printed in the lab," said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "By expanding our portfolio of photo paper options, photo laboratories can now offer photographers even more valuable options for bringing their vision to life."

Canon EXPO 2015 New York Preview

Displayed within the Professional Printing zone at Canon EXPO 2015 New York, attendees can preview these six new paper types as they walk through the vibrant, awe-inspiring gallery. Viewing the new assortment of paper textures and thicknesses up close will demonstrate the impressive range of photo product outputs that can be created with Canon's DreamLabo 5000 production photo printer. In addition, various products from photo labs using the DreamLabo printer such as WHCC and GraphiStudio will have their Fine Art Albums on display, as well as AdoramaPix's Premium Album.

For more information on Canon EXPO 2015 New York please visit: www.expo.usa.canon.com

Availability

The six new media will become available in 2016.

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. 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 Finishing selections are dependent upon the finishing options available on the selected printer or MFP that the document is being printed to.

* Maximum paper size is dependent on the maximum paper size supported by device.