Canon’s innovation in business imaging recognised with more than 50 awards since 2009

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 13th June 2013 – Canon UK, leader in imaging solutions, has won more than 50 awards since 2009 for its portfolio of business imaging products and services; a strong recognition of Canon’s on-going innovation and position at the forefront of the market.

Benefits highlighted by the awards include productivity, ease of use and energy efficiency. These awards reflect Canon’s continued commitment to innovation and investment in R&D.

Canon has experienced great success in its individual product ranges with BLI Pick awards for MFPs, printers and scanners, and three Major Line of Year awards from BLI and BERTL, Inc., affirming its commitment to delivering industry-leading performance and reliability across its entire portfolio.

“We are delighted to have received so many awards recognising the quality and success of our business imaging portfolio,” said Paul Rowntree, European & UK Product Marketing Director, Office Imaging Products, Canon Europe.
“Not only have we received recognition for hardware products, but we are also continuously praised for our ability to provide a complete imaging solution that incorporates hardware and software. This is the secret to our great award successes with the imageRUNNER ADVANCE range.”

“Our award wins are testament to Canon’s focus on innovation, and we remain dedicated to providing our customers with the finest tools to enhance their output capabilities. Customers are increasingly asking our partners to provide office technology solutions that support a more connected approach to working and increase the productivity of end-users. According to our recent Office Insights Report¹ more than two-thirds of end-users feel that printers or scanners with Wi-Fi connectivity can improve their productivity. Our commitment to providing market-leading products and services that enhance productivity and support the needs of our customers is why 91% of our customers would recommend Canon²” continues Paul Rowntree.

Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE range of MFDs received the most recognition overall, receiving 12 awards for areas such as Best Office Multifunctional Line of the Year and Best Segment 2 A3 Colour Multifunctional Printer since 2010.

In 2013 Canon has also received the BLI ‘Solutions Line of the Year’ award, the first time the honour has been presented in Europe. Canon also scooped six 2011 BEST awards from industry analysts BERTL, Inc. including:

  • Best Office Multifunctional Line of the Year Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C2030i, Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5051, Canon imageRUNNER 2530i and Canon imageRUNNER C1028iF
  • Best Device Management Solution Canon uniFLOW V5.0
  • Best Wide Format Product Line of the Year Canon imagePROGRAF 8300SCanon imagePROGRAF 6300S

¹ Office Insights Report is a result of an independent study into office technology trends across 18 European countries commissioned by Canon Europe. The research consisted of an online survey of 1,671 employees, including 300 decision-makers, from a range of market sectors, and a further 60 in-depth telephone interviews with a selection of end-users from 12 countries. For more information, please visit

² Canon Europe Customer Loyalty Survey Q1-Q3 2012

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