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Canon Receives Eleven 2017 Summer Pick Awards from Buyers Laboratory, LLC

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 24, 2017 – Canon, U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, builds on the success of its imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageCLASS and imageFORMULA line as the recipient of eleven 2017 Summer Pick Awards from Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI). BLI recognized Canon across the enterprise solutions, desktop solutions and scanner solutions categories.

Selections for the ‘Pick’ Awards are made by BLI's staff of technicians and analysts after subjecting a number of devices from every major original equipment manufacturer to BLI's comprehensive lab tests in the last six months. With these imageRUNNER ADVANCE accolades Canon adds to awards received in previous Pick seasons resulting in at least one model within every product family of the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE line being recognized as a BLI Pick. With the awards for imageCLASS, imageFORMULA, imagePROGRAF, uniFLOW and Therefore, Canon is receiving a level of distinction that speaks to the strength and breadth of its B2B offering, as well as its ability to meet the diverse needs of customers.

"We appreciate BLI’s careful selection process and recognition of Canon’s commitment to quality," said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Canon continues its dedication to setting high standards of excellence, and these awards serve as positive reinforcement of this approach. We pride ourselves on being able to consistently deliver quality solutions for a variety of businesses, and thank BLI for the recognition."

In the enterprise solutions category, BLI awarded Canon with the following Summer 'Pick' Awards:

imageRUNNER ADVANCE C7580i Outstanding 70-80-ppm Color Copier MFP
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i Outstanding 60-ppm Color Copier MFP
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4535i Outstanding 35-ppm Copier MFP
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3530i Outstanding 30-ppm Color Copier MFP
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3525i Outstanding 25-ppm Color Copier MFP
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C355iF Outstanding Color MFP for Large Workgroups
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C255iF Outstanding Color MFP for SMBs

BLI awarded Canon the following awards in the desktop solutions category:

Color imageCLASS LBP712Cdn Outstanding Color Printer for Large Workgroups
imageCLASS LBP312dn Outstanding Printer for Small Workgroups
imageCLASS MF410 Series Outstanding MFP for Small Workgroups

"Canon’s awarded MFPs and desktop printers include advanced features that let users customize and personalize to their preferences and job requirements,” said George Mikolay, Associate Director of A3/Production for Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab. “Customization lets users simplify and streamline their printing, scanning and copying workflows to meet their organization’s goals more efficiently and ensure maximum uptime.”

Canon was also recognized in the scanner solutions category with the following award:

imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 Outstanding Workgroup Scanner

"Similar to many of the award-winning MFPs, Canon’s imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 networked document scanner boasts user-friendly, intuitive features that optimize the user experience,” said Jamie Bsales, Director of Software Analysis for Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab. "With its stellar ease of use and flexible integration with uniFLOW and other business software, the Canon imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 is an excellent choice for distributed scanning environments and a deserving recipient of this award."

For more information about Canon U.S.A., Inc., visit www.usa.canon.com.

About Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab

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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 markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted 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 in the United States. 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.