Canon Virginia, Inc. Adds Toner Manufacturing Operation at Newport News Campus

  Canon Virginia, Inc. Adds Toner Manufacturing Operation at Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- June 27, 2013

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today
that Canon Virginia, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, will expand its
operation in Newport News, VA. A $27 million investment will add the
manufacturing of toner for Canon color copiers in 30,000 square feet of
upgraded space at the facility.

“This investment is a symbol of our dedication to the Newport News community
and manufacturing industry,” said Toru Nishizawa, president and CEO of Canon
Virginia, Inc. “We are excited about this tremendous opportunity to grow and
expand our operations with Canon’s innovative, creative and advanced
manufacturing techniques.”

Located in Newport News, Virginia, Canon Virginia, Inc. serves as Canon’s
manufacturing, engineering, recycling and technical support center in the
Americas region. CVI produces new products using advanced manufacturing
methodologies, while also serving as a factory service center providing expert
customer service in the repair and refurbishment of Canon products. Canon
Virginia’s manufacturing services extend to injection mold making and contract

In addition, Governor Bob McDonnell of the Commonwealth of Virginia presented
a $3 million grant to Canon Virginia, Inc. to support the efforts of the new

“The Commonwealth and Canon Virginia have maintained a strong partnership
through the years and I am honored to have the opportunity to work directly
with Canon on this project,” said Governor McDonnell. “This investment and
expansion will have a large impact for Virginia and will further strengthen
the role that the Newport News facility plays in the state’s manufacturing

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 $40 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital
camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for
camcorders for the past two years. 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. Canon
U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark

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respective owners.


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