MELVILLE, N.Y., August 11, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the Company has received four 2015 Summer "Pick" awards from Buyers Laboratory, LLC. Deemed outstanding in their respective categories, products awarded include select models from the imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageCLASS and imageFORMULA product lines, as well as the Therefore™ information management solution.
"Canon is honored to be recognized with four BLI Summer Pick awards," said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "These awards represent the Company's commitment to providing customers with reliable business products and solutions, as well as Canon's pledge to continue striving for sustainable business practices and helping to preserve the environment and its resources for future generations."
After analyzing the results for the top performers in a range of solutions, printer, scanner and MFP categories, BLI is proud to award Canon with four Summer 'Picks'," said Pete Emory, director of Research & Lab Services, BLI. "Without question, reliability is the most important aspect of performance, but for many customers today, workflow integration, affordability and energy efficiency are also key factors in their purchasing decision. With a wide breadth of products and solutions, Canon managed to deliver an impressive combination of these areas."
BLI 2015 Summer "Pick" honors include:
Outstanding Achievement in Value: Canon imageFORMULA DR-F120 Document Scanner
From archiving fragile documents and digitizing bound education materials to supporting the documentation of manufacturing and construction plans, the imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner offers customers an array of methods to streamline paper-based workflows.
As one of the most affordable flatbed-equipped scanners in its speed range, the imageFORMULA DR-F120 document scanner features both an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) and a flatbed to help simplify the process of converting documents into editable electronic files, creating PDFs and organizing paper-based information. Combining a simple user experience with an array of advanced features, this device can scan up to 20 pages for one sided documents or 36 images per minute for double-sided documents in black and white/grayscale.1
Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency: Canon imageCLASS MF229dw Black & White Laser Multifunction Printer
During BLI's testing, the imageCLASS MF229dw used 48 percent less energy than its average competitor. The Canon imageCLASS MF229dw embodies the Canon corporate philosophy of Kyosei, emphasizing the harmony of environmental commitment and economic interests in all of the Company's business activities.
Often overlooked, energy savings add up to real dollars over the life of an MFP. For home office users and small businesses focused on tightly managing expenses, the imageCLASS MF229dw offers enhanced energy savings as one of a number of ways to aide customers in achieving better total cost of ownership.
In addition to using less energy, the multifunction printer incorporates the Quiet Mode2 option, which helps reduce operation noise for home office users who desire quiet printing and copying at night time, as well as business users and office managers who do not wish to disturb their colleagues.
Outstanding Color MFP for Mid-Size to Large Workgroups:
Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF Color Multifunction System
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF MFP is equipped to create efficiencies in how businesses manage their print and document flows, including cloud connectivity and mobile solutions, helping customers improve entire business workflows. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF MFP offers integration with office workflows while also delivering operational and solutions consistency with the imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform.
This MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform) compatible model provides additional flexibility for customers' Managed Document Service needs by providing a compact, color multifunction office system with the ability to increase fleet cohesiveness across a network. With V2 (V squared) Color technology the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF MFP provides vibrant color and sharp, well-defined images for output with an impactful look and feel.
Outstanding ECM Platform: Therefore
Designed as an information management solution to help organizations streamline business processes and improve how information is managed, the Therefore information management solution replaces manual paper workflows with streamlined, automated tasks. The solution assists users in streamlining business processes and approvals and reducing costs companywide by simplifying daily tasks such as storage, document version control and expiration, as well as advanced content management functions, such as design procedures, document creation guidelines, workflow, security and user access.
Available in both on-premise and cloud based versions, Therefore can integrate Canon's imageRUNNER ADVANCE series and imageRUNNER series, via Canon's MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform). It can also integrate with Canon imageFORMULA DR scanners.
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