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Canon U.S.A. to Showcase Range of Solutions for Print Service Providers and Graphic Arts Professionals at Graph EXPO 2012



  Canon U.S.A. to Showcase Range of Solutions for Print Service Providers and
  Graphic Arts Professionals at Graph EXPO 2012

    Canon (Booth # 400) Will Also Host Series of Industry Discussions and
              Executive Interviews in the WhatTheyThink Theater

GRAPH EXPO 2012 Booth #400

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- October 05, 2012

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase at
Graph EXPO 2012 (October 7-10, McCormick Place South, Chicago) the breadth of
Canon and Océ technologies designed to help print service providers and
graphic arts professionals increase productivity, decrease costs and generate
more revenue. Canon (booth #400) will also host the WhatTheyThink Theater,
where a full schedule of panel discussions on a variety of topics and
interviews with industry experts will be featured throughout the event and
made available online via live streaming video for those unable to attend in
person.

“Canon will provide this year’s Graph EXPO attendees with a rich and engaging
experience while offering the opportunity to see the full range of our latest
input and output solutions,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general
manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “We look
forward to participating in these forward-thinking discussions taking place in
the WhatTheyThink Theater while showcasing Canon’s innovative solutions
designed to keep pace with this dynamic and evolving industry.”

Demonstrations will take place in the areas of collateral creation, book
publishing, proofing, direct mail, display graphics and transactional
printing. From image capture and design tools to high-volume production market
solutions, Canon and Océ develop, manufacture and market a comprehensive
lineup of award-winning print solutions, including the following production
and large/wide format offerings that will be shown:

Production Offerings

  * Canon imagePRESS C7010VP digital color press with the Tec Lighting Long
    Sheet Feeder and Stacker offers an expanded sheet size of up to 26 inches
    and helps decrease expenditures while expanding output opportunities for
    print-for-pay environments, commercial printers and in-plant/central
    reprographic departments.
  * Canon imagePRESS C7010VPS digital color press with the OLEC Swift UV
    Roller Coater that helps protect and highlight printed pieces while
    offering professional-looking full-bleed saddle finished booklets.
    Commercial printers and in-plant/central reprographic departments can also
    automate production workflow with the available Océ PRISMAsync™ controller
    and Océ PRISMA® software suite.
  * Océ VarioPrint® DP Line of digital black and white presses with Océ
    DirectPress technology, a highly stable technology that prints
    consistently high-quality images on a wide range of media and produces
    zero ozone. Two Océ VarioPrint 135 devices will be paired with new in-line
    finishing options from Canon for small- and mid-sized commercial printers
    and in-plant printers. The first is a High Capacity Stacker that provides
    an interface for third-party finishing solutions, such as the MAX ring
    binder that will be demonstrated. The second is the SDD Square Fold
    Booklet Maker that provides a cost-effective solution for producing
    professionally finished booklets at full production speed with text
    printed on the spine. This new solution will be demonstrated in-line with
    a Saddle Finisher with Booklet Trimmer for a clean face-trim on the
    fore-edge.
  * The Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra, with Océ Gemini Instant Duplex technology,
    will be featured in the booth with a Lasermax DocuSheeter™ and an MBO
    folding and delivery solution, all in-line. Demonstrating the high-quality
    and reliability on ultra-lightweight media, the Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra
    will feature Ariva/Océ Digital Opaque Smooth 30# stock, as well as various
    other stocks.
  * The Océ ColorStream® 3900 digital full-color inkjet printing system makes
    its U.S. debut at Graph Expo. This is the fastest model in the Océ
    ColorStream 3000 series family, with a process speed of 417 feet per
    minute with a maximum print width of 21.25 inches. It will be shown
    running in-line with the Horizon SL6000 stitchliner. Both pre-printed and
    live samples will be available in the booth including the YellowStone
    Guide, Fraggle Rock Comic Book, Toulouse-Lautrec poster book, National
    Park Calendar, and children’s book: Clair and the Clarinet.
  * Canon imagePRESS C1+, the first color device with clear toner for the
    light production and proofing markets. It will be demonstrated with a new
    Fiery System 10 print controller from EFI that is targeted at graphic
    artists, design firms and packaging proofers.

Large/Wide Format Offerings

  * Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6450/iPF6400, two 12-color, 24-inch large format
    printers designed for photographers, artisans, and proofers. The
    imagePROGRAF iPF6450 printer will be shown with an optional SU-21
    spectrophotometer that provides advanced color management, including the
    ability to obtain color consistency across multiple iPFX400 series
    printers.
  * Canon imagePROGRAF iPF9400S, a 60-inch large format printer utilizing
    Canon's 8-color LUCIA EX pigment ink set, features borderless printing up
    to 60 inches. An excellent solution for tradeshow graphics, production
    printing and commercial photography, this printer produces fine details
    and bold color at high speeds while minimizing the total cost of
    operation.
  * Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400, a 44-inch large format printer utilizes
    Canon’s 12-color LUCIA EX ink set and includes a new Multi-sensor that
    provides improved color density detection and allows for a full
    calibration to be completed within 15 minutes, as well as the ability to
    use non-Canon branded media.
  * Océ Arizona® 550GT, a standard-size table, high-volume production, UV
    flatbed printer that is able to print on almost any rigid media or object.
  * Océ ColorWave® 650 Poster Printer is designed for high speed,
    cost-effective printing of short-term, short-run posters and signage. It
    can accommodate up to six online media rolls and offers media flexibility
    from inexpensive 20 lb. bond through high-quality polypropylene.

WhatTheyThink Theater

The WhatTheyThink speaker series, designed as a “show within a show,” will
feature engaging discussions with industry experts, end-users and seasoned
professionals moderated by the editors of WhatTheyThink and executives from
Canon U.S.A. and Océ. The current scheduled sessions include:

Sunday, Oct. 7

  * Digital Packaging Trends, 2-2:45 p.m.
  * Affordable Sustainability, 4-4:45 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 8

  * Flatbed UV Printing - New Applications and Profits for Commercial
    Printers, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
  * Canon Booth Overview, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  * Supply Chain Optimization (Web-to-Print), 2-2:45 p.m.
  * Industry Leaders, 3-3:45 p.m.
  * Océ’s Inkjet Strategy, 4-4:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

  * The Ideal Color Supply Chain, 10:30 a.m-12 p.m.
  * Changing Face of Publishing, 2-2:45 p.m.
  * What to Look for in a Business Partner, 3-3:45 p.m.
  * Media Flexibility and Opening New Revenue Streams: 4-4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

  * Content Anywhere, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

For a full description of events taking place in the WhatTheyThink Theater in
Canon booth #400 at Graph EXPO and to access streaming videos of each session,
please visit http://www.usa.canon.com/graph2012_sessions or
http://whattheythink.com/live.

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. With approximately $45.6 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, for the ninth consecutive year, Canon
U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers Choice Award for Service and
Reliability. Committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and
loyalty, Canon U.S.A. provides 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. 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.

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

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their
respective owners.

Contact:

Editorial:
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Robert Luckett, 516-328-5205
rluckett@cusa.canon.com
or
Michael Maloney, 516-328-4613
mmaloney@cusa.canon.com
or
Canon U.S.A. Website:
http://www.usa.canon.com
or
For sales information/customer support:
1-800-OK-CANON
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