Canon Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services

  Canon Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed
  Print Services

Business Wire

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. -- October 29, 2012

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced
that its parent company, Canon Inc., has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in
the Leaders quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services,
Worldwide report^1.

“We consider the positioning of Canon Inc. in the Leaders quadrant as
confirmation of Canon’s commitment to providing customers with the managed
print services they need to help keep their businesses running efficiently,”
said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business
Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “Canon brings the expertise and
technology solutions required to properly execute MPS engagement and keep our
customers satisfied.”

Canon provides MPS solutions through Canon Managed Document Services, a
unified offering for total output and document solutions management. Serving
domestic and international markets, Canon provides end-to-end services to help
clients achieve their goals for cost reduction, improved serviceability, and
value driven solutions for continuous business process improvements. Visit
www.usa.canon.com/services for more information.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions vendors based on their performance across
two major categories: the Ability to Execute, in which Gartner evaluates MPS
providers on “their capability and success in capitalizing on their vision,”
and Completeness of Vision, where Gartner evaluates a provider on “its view of
the market, its service operating model, and its strategic plans for growth
and service improvements.”

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.

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respective owners.

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^1 Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide,” K.
Weilerstein, C. Drew, 24 October 2012.

Contact:

Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Michael Maloney, 516-328-4613
mmaloney@cusa.canon.com