Canon Canada to amalgamate Océ-Canada Inc. as a division

Canada's leader in digital imaging technology amalgamates Océ-Canada as a division

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced Thursday that Océ-Canada Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary since January 2013, has been amalgamated as a division of the company and will operate under the name Professional Printing Solutions Group, effective immediately.

As the leading provider of document management and printing solutions for professionals and with a history dating back to 1877, the Professional Printing Solutions Group, formerly Océ-Canada Inc., have product offerings which include digital presses, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and colour display graphics.

The Professional Printing Solutions Group will continue to serve a variety of industries ranging from architecture, engineering and automotive to graphic arts, advertising, transaction and direct mail.

"We are excited to welcome and integrate Océ-Canada as part of the Canon Canada family," said Kevin Ogawa, President and CEO of Canon Canada Inc. "Our focus and commitment to best-in-class service and business excellence is core to our company's foundation. We believe the Professional Printing Solutions Group, complemented by the power of the Canon brand, creates greater value and stronger business solutions for all of our customers."

Under the Professional Printing Solutions Group, new and existing enterprise customers can expect to take advantage of Canon Canada's innovation in digital technology, while having the benefit of using Océ branded products.

As part of the amalgamation, Patrick D'Souza, who served as Océ-Canada Inc.'s President and CEO since 2000, will join Canon Canada's Leadership Team as the Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Professional Printing Solutions Group.

About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. With almost $46 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc., ranks among the Top 4 in US patents registered since 1994. Canon ranks among the world's Top 30 brands and is one of Forbes' Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.

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