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Inkjet Summit Names Canon Solutions America Top “Company to Watch” for Third Time

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Prestigious award recognizes the company’s continuing commitment to production inkjet

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced it was voted “Company to Watch” by attendees of the Inkjet Summit 2016, which was held April 18-20 in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The recognition was presented to the company’s Production Print Solutions team during the Awards Dinner on the final night of the event.

“The ‘Company to Watch’ award signifies an intense commitment to the advancement of production inkjet. Three out of the four years that the Inkjet Summit has existed, Canon Solutions America has won this award,” said Mark Michelson, editorial director/editor-in-chief of Printing Impressions, NAPCO Media, which hosts the annual event. “This commemorates their ongoing dedication to and support of the printing community, as well as our respect for their culture of innovation.”

This innovation is clearly demonstrated through advancements that Canon Solutions America has contributed to the print industry, such as The Inkjet Edge guide and the Canon-sponsored thINK inkjet user group. In addition, Canon Solutions America offers their customers innovative technology, such as the Océ VarioPrint i300 color digital press, which combines the reduced costs of inkjet with the media and application flexibility of sheet-fed production to offer an advantage to print providers looking to expand their businesses and customer base. The Inkjet Edge, created in collaboration between thINK and Canon Solutions America, was developed as a resource to educate the market on the benefits of production inkjet technology. It is this type of thought leadership that has helped Canon Solutions America spend six straight years in the #1 position, currently with 34% percent of the Continuous Feed Inkjet market share worldwide.

“Canon Solutions America certainly is a ‘Company to Watch’,” said Jamie Huff, president, pii. “As a client of theirs, they have provided our business with the best resources and valuable information that has directly impacted us in a positive way and made it easy for us to stay current. I feel we have more than just a business relationship – I know that we’re in it together and that they are invested in our success. Congratulations to Canon Solutions America on this well-deserved recognition.”

“The Inkjet Summit is one of the best events of the year. It is a wonderful opportunity for us to meet with our customers and other industry leaders to learn more about their current business needs, and to work together to advance the industry,” said Francis McMahon, senior vice president, Production Print Solutions, Canon Solutions America. “We are extremely honored to be recognized as the ‘Company to Watch’ by this prestigious group. Production inkjet is continuously evolving, and we are dedicated to staying ahead of the curve and providing our customers the innovative technology and solutions they need to win their markets.”

The Inkjet Summit is designed to give senior managers and business executives a greater understanding of how current and future inkjet production printing technology, software, and solutions will impact their business and investment decisions. Now in its fourth year, The Inkjet Summit has gained momentum as one of the most significant conferences in the printing industry. Attendees and sponsors are brought together in a focused and collaborative environment that promotes the sharing of knowledge, expertise, and best practices among printing professionals.


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