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DreamLabo 5000 Production Inkjet Printer Goes West With Purchase By Bay Photo Lab

Large professional photo lab in California is first on west coast to acquire high-end printer.

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 8, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that California’s Bay Photo Lab has agreed to acquire Canon’s celebrated DreamLabo 5000 for their photo printing services. With the DreamLabo printer’s ability to print accurate and vibrant colors at 2400 dpi, Bay Photo Lab, located outside of Santa Cruz, will expand their product lineup to support high-end applications for the needs of its core customers: professional photographers.  The first printer of its kind installed on the west coast, Bay Photo Lab’s DreamLabo 5000 joins others already located on the east coast and in the central United States.

With the emergence of digital photography, fast-paced photo production environments have quickly needed to adapt and invest in solutions that will help their organization remain competitive.  With nearly 40 years in the industry, Bay Photo Lab has dedicated themselves to meeting the needs of their customers by providing exceptional service that includes fast turnaround and professional quality output.  The DreamLabo 5000 is an ideal addition to Bay Photo Lab’s operation, offering flexibility and color consistency that older print technology cannot, helping to provide the company the edge needed for a successful business model.

"Bay Photo Lab takes pride in providing professional photographers with the highest quality prints, relying on the finest equipment available for their output. The DreamLabo is a perfect fit for our needs,” said Bay Photo President Larry Abitbol.

The Canon DreamLabo 5000production inkjet printer offers optimal performance and productivity to retail photo printing and high-end print-on-demand (POD) markets. Its integration of FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) print-head technology provides outstanding photo and text quality.. The printer also offers an alternative to traditional silver halide processing technology, coupling its strengths with the advantages of inkjet printing. The DreamLabo 5000 Printer features automatic double-sided printing, lending itself to printing photo albums and on-demand two-sided documents. For increased productivity, it can print approximately 1,000 A4 pages an hour.

For more information on the DreamLabo 5000 production inkjet printer, please visit Canon U.S.A.’s website.

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 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. 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 Bay Photo Lab
Celebrating their 40th year in business, Bay Photo is a Professional Photo Lab serving photographers in the US and around the world. Located in the coastal redwoods outside of Santa Cruz, California, Bay Photo has a long history of innovative photographic services, quality products, and exceptional customer service. Bay Photo is known for being the first ROES lab, the inventors of Thin Wraps, spearheading the Metal Prints market, and being the first in the US to offer the Xpozer system. Bay Photo continues to seek new cutting-edge, quality, useful, and fun products that enable photographers to fulfill and expand their vision while preserving memories through print.

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