Canon invests in Scottish market through partnership with Capital Document Solutions

LONDON, 21 October 2017 – Canon, leader in imaging solutions, today announces a partnership with Capital Document Solutions, an independent supplier of tailored print and document solutions in Scotland. The collaboration demonstrates a shared commitment to and investment in the Scottish market from both organisations, whilst increasing supplier choice for businesses across the country.

Scotland and the partner channel are both vital elements to Canon’s overall B2B growth strategy. Through the partnership, Scottish businesses will be able to benefit from Canon’s imaging technology and Capital’s vast experience, helping to achieve growth, tackle the challenges of digital transformation, realise efficiencies and increase profitability.

Kevin Sullivan, Head of Canon Scotland commented, “We are very excited to be embarking on our partnership with Capital. It is a trusted local supplier with a great heritage of providing sound professional advice and exceptional customer service. Our two organisations share the same values of working ethically for the common good, delivering true benefit to customers, as well as a mutual ambition to invest and grow in Scotland. Capital’s position across five long established regional branches is the perfect vehicle for our joint objective to significantly grow our businesses. I look forward to realising the value we can bring to local businesses through this new alliance.”

“We are committed to delivering exceptional solutions to businesses across the Scottish regions,” says Tom Flockhart, Managing Director at Capital. “We pride ourselves on having a team of over 200 people operating across our five regional branches. They have local presence and knowledge, building long term solutions for our customers. Canon is well recognised for its high-quality print and imaging solutions, so we feel this partnership is a winning combination for businesses, enabling us to offer enhanced choice to our customers and the Scottish market.”

Capital has been operating for over 38 years and is the largest independent document solutions provider in Scotland. Its wide branch network provides local, regional and national support to Corporate, SME, Public and Third sector clients across the whole of Scotland.

Capital will be expanding its sales, support and service staff across Scotland to give comprehensive advice on the latest range of Canon solutions. The company is looking to invest over £200,000 in an upgrade of its HQ facilities and increase headcount over the next 18-24 months, in order to help achieve a double-digit percentage growth in turnover.