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Forbes Names Canon U.S.A. One of America’s Best Employers

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 25, 2016  – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that it has been named to the Forbes “America’s Best Employers” list for another year. The Company placed among the top 250 employers in the mid-size category, based on the results of a survey of more than 30,000 professionals i.   

“It is an exciting time to be a part of the Canon family — not only because Canon is a world-class and highly respected company — but because it is a time of business transformation.” said Joe Warren, executive vice president and general manager, Corporate Human Resources, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Our employees’ commitment to Canon's values of mutual respect, integrity, fairness and communication has been instrumental in driving innovation and upholding our legacy of excellence.”

Forbes’ Methodology
The Forbes ranking was conducted from an online survey of 30,000 American workers at mid-size and large U.S. companies, nonprofit institutions such as hospitals, government agencies and U.S. divisions of multinationals, where they were asked their opinions on their employers and others in their industry. From that pool, the top 250 mid-size companies made the list and were placed into 27 industry categories, including retail and wholesale, education, and banking and financial services.

The Forbes America’s Best Employers list can be found at Forbes.com.

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.

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

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i Over 30,000 employees at U.S. companies with at least 2,500 people were surveyed for the America’s Best Employers List. The survey was conducted with global digital data collection partners who use technology and sampling methodologies to facilitate a deep understanding of consumer opinions and behavior. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation. The mix of respondents (gender, age, region, educational level, and ethnicity) in the sample represents American employees.