Canon’s Inkjet Single and Multi-Function Printers Receive a Consumer Electronics Industry Performance Award for ‘Top Increase in Market Share, North America’ From the NPD Group

This Award Marks a Company First for the Inkjet Single and Multi-Function Printer Group from NPD

MELVILLE, N.Y., January 9, 2018 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has received a consumer electronics industry performance award for the “Top Increase in Market Share” in the Inkjet Single and Multi-Function Printer category in North America from The NPD Group. This award was determined by data from The NPD Group Retail Tracking Service for the 12-month period ending October 2017. During that time, the Company’s Inkjet Single and Multi-Function Printers achieved the Top Increase in Market Share in North America1.

“We are very excited to receive this award from The NPD Group recognizing the stellar North America market share increase of our Inkjet Single and Multi-Function printers,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “This is a true testament to Canon’s hard work and dedication, as we pride ourselves on continuously striving to provide the highest quality and experience for our customers.”

“Congratulations to Canon for its accomplishment in earning the Top Increase in Market Share in North America for its Inkjet Single and Multi-Function printers,” said Ian Hamilton, President, Technology Sector, The NPD Group. “In a fast-paced and ever evolving industry, we know manufacturers are regularly having to solve for new challenges, and the NPD Consumer Electronics Industry Performance Awards aim to celebrate a few of the brands that are leading the industry, as well as kick-off an exciting year ahead.”

Canon PIXMA and MAXIFY inkjet printers feature high-quality ink systems, wireless connectivity, and simple copy, scan and print options that customers find useful to help increase work productivity and beautifully document memories. With core Canon technology, such as FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) print heads, controlling microscopic ink droplets and the ChromaLife100+ system, users can expect long-lasting prints with superb image quality.

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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 (excluding Mexico) 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 and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact


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"1Source: The NPD Group, Inc., Retail Tracking Service, Inkjet Printers, Single and Multi-Function, Based on dollar market share increase across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, among the top 100 brands, Nov. 2016- Oct. 2017

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