Canon continues with its legacy of delivering the best professional printing products
Canon India Pvt. Ltd, India’s No. 1 complete Digital Imaging Company further expanded its professional printing portfolio with the launch of image PRESS C10000VP and Oce PlotWave 500 at PAMEX 2015 today.
The image PRESS C10000VP builds on the success of the image PRESS range and sets new standards in imaging quality and productivity with new technological innovations. It is designed to meet the increasing demand from higher production volumes of professional printers. The product comes with 2400 x 2440 dpi resolution, a choice of new front end controllers based on EFI Fiery FS200 Pro Platform enables the image PRESS C10000VP to streamline the workflow & media handling capabilities from 60 gsm to 350 gsm. There are a host of at least 12 new technological innovations over the earlier image PRESS series that make this product the most eagerly awaited product in the industry.
Oce PlotWave 500, the latest addition to the existing Oce PlotWave series, is designed to make it easier to prepare, produce and manage complex technical documents and sets of drawings. It offers faster prints with a speed limit of 10 A1 per minute. This series primarily caters to a portfolio of industries like Architecture, Engineering, Construction and manufacturing. It comes with an Energy efficient technology which makes it instant ready for printing and also, the user access panel technology make the media handling comparatively easier with constant speed. The Océ wide format printers were developed to copy and scan all originals with the right quality the first time without any operator intervention. With this series, customer will enjoy the benefit of Oce owned technology Radiant fusing technology benefits, enabling no warm up time, less power consumption and environment friendly systems.
With customers exploring new business avenues across visual communication, interior decoration, textile, industrial printing, packaging; the demand for the commercial printers market is growing rapidly. The Professional Printing Products business unit in Canon has crossed more than 100 crores in 2014, and the division has been growing at the rate of 25% for the last two years.
Mr. Puneet Dutta, Director of Professional Printing Products (PPP) group, Canon India, said, “The professional printing industry is evolving at a fast pace and technological innovations are key driving factors to run parallel with the market demands and trends. Keeping pace with our customers’ evolving preferences, we continuously innovate and bring in versatility to our product offerings. The professional printing segment has seen a tremendous growth in India and to further tap this opportunity, we wanted to expand our offerings to our customers while continuing with our legacy of developing the best technology in the best product forms. The Canon image PRESS C7010XX series was voted as the winner of ‘Popular colour cut-sheet digital press’ in an online poll conducted by the Print Week India. In our quest to make the best even better we are pleased to launch the image PRESS C10000VP which takes quality, productivity and consistency to the next level. The PlotWave 500 is the new generation and technologically advanced technical document system from Oce which boasts of ‘cloud integration’ and the fastest ready time due to its patent technology. These new products combined with our solutions portfolio and best in class services adjudged by our customers over past many years have put Canon as the preferred partner in the minds of the printing industry when it comes to digital printing.”
Canon has always considered its customers as the motivating force to continuously innovate and bring out new products and service offerings with the sole goal of partnering together for success. This is quite visible as it has the only customer relationship program known as “Anubandh” running for over 6 years now for its professional printing customers.
About Canon Inc.
Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon’s extensive range of products includes production printers, multi function office systems, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video equipment, medical equipment and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Originally established in 1937 as Precision Optical Industry, Co., Ltd., a camera manufacturer, Canon has successfully diversified and globalized to become a worldwide industry leader in professional and consumer imaging systems and solutions. With approximately 192,000 employees worldwide, the Canon Group includes manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania; and a global R&D network with companies based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Canon’s consolidated net sales for fiscal 2014 (ended December 31, 2014) totalled $30.8 billion (at an exchange rate of \121=US$1). Visit the Canon Inc. website at: www.canon.com
Canon in India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd. has achieved revenue of Rs. 2026 crore in 2014 which is a 6% growth over the previous year. Canon focuses on multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon’s product portfolio extends over a vast variety such as copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers.
Canon India Pvt. Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging. The company today has offices in 14 cities, warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has 550 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 170 own retail stores called the Canon Image Square across 80 cities in the country. Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centres and 37 printer Canon Care Centres. Canon India also has 141 authorized service centres for printers and 175 camera collection points.