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16 Apr 2020

Canon announced the Colorado 1650 and its UVgel 460 ink has been certified with 3M Performance Guarantee. This certification is testament that applications printed on the Colorado 1650 in combination with 3M’s approved media achieve the highest quality standards.

Through testing the UVgel 460 inks on a wide range of 3M media, this certif...

6 Mar 2020

Canon will cut off ties with HP should Xerox’s acquisition happen, according to its CEO and Chairman Fujio Mitarai in an interview with Nikkei Asian Review.

Canon has a 35-year partnership with HP, of which Mitarai said that the foundation has been based on a “relationship of trust between top management” of both companies and “is not so...

4 Feb 2020

Canon announced that its first Colorado 1650 in Thailand goes to Me Class Co., Ltd. The Colorado 1650 printer had made its debut at Pack Print International 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. At the conclusion of the show, Canon unveiled that it had sold three of the machines, one of which was to Me Class. Based in Bangkok, Me Class is a compan...

17 Jan 2020

Canon places top five in U.S. patent rankings for 34 consecutive years and first among Japanese companies for 15 years running.

Canon was granted 3,548 patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office and maintained its third place ranking for patents granted in 2019 according to IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, a leading producer of global pate...

31 Oct 2019

We catch up with newly-minted managing director of Océ Asia Production Printing Products, Canon Singapore, Steve Ford, to discuss his new role, the renaming and streamlining of Océ, and Canon’s reach in the region. 

On 1st July, Steve Ford takes over the helm at Océ Asia Production Printing Products, Canon Singapore as its new managing d...

24 Oct 2019

Canon announced its new UVgel ink has achieved the highest level of Greenguard Gold Certification by the UL Environment, a worldwide safety and certification company. The UVgel technology is at the heart of the Océ Colorado 1650.

UL Environment’s Greenguard Certification Program requires that products meet some of the world's most rigoro...

4 Oct 2019

The game changing Océ Colorado 1650 is capable of producing matte or gloss prints without changing inks or media.

Canon announced the Southeast Asian launch of the Océ Colorado 1650 printer. The printer made its debut at Pack Print International 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, expanding the range of roll-to-roll large format devices that feat...

1 Oct 2019

Canon Inc. and Océ Holding B.V. today announced the official corporate name (trade name) change of Canon Group company Océ to Canon Production Printing.

After joining the Canon Group in 2010, Océ continued to develop and manufacture its printing products under the Océ brand. By renaming Océ to Canon Production Printing and integrating th...

1 Jul 2019

The imagePRESS C910 printer series is designed to meet the light production needs of both commercial printers and large corporate print departments, as well as SMEs wanting to cost-effectively produce a range of high quality, personalised marketing collateral in-house.

The new series of printers builds on the success of its predecessor,...

25 Sep 2018

The new series of digital monochrome production presses from Canon drives productivity and extends media flexibility.

Canon introduces the new Océ VarioPrint 6000 TITAN series of cut-sheet monochrome production presses, introducing a range of technology innovations to further enhance productivity, quality and media versatility, while mai...

7 Sep 2018

The company exceeded 2017 goal for lifecycle CO2 emissions improvement.

Highlighting the company’s focus on embracing sustainable practices throughout its business processes, Canon Inc., has released its annual Sustainability Report.

For 2017, Canon exceeded its goal of a three percent lifecycle CO2 emissions improvement index per product...

6 Apr 2018

Memjet and Canon have entered into a long-term, global agreement to cross-license their patents around key segments and applications.

Terms of the agreement remain confidential.

"We are excited and pleased with our agreement with Canon, which validates the value of our technology," said Len Lauer, CEO of Memjet. 

"This agreement show...

2 Jun 2017

The centre aims to accelerate growth of Canon’s commercial printing business.

The new Customer Experience Centre (CEC) is located within Canon’s Shimomaruko headquarters in Ohta-ward, Tokyo.

At the Tokyo CEC, customers will be able to experience Canon’s range of commercial printing products.

Demonstrations can be carried out using actual...

15 Mar 2017

Packed with new core technologies, the Océ ProStream series aims to take high quality inkjet printing beyond its current limits. 

In 2016, the number of pages printed by inkjet and toner is the same for the first time ever. The inkjet technology of today, while able to provide high quality, variable content and productivity, is still lim...

21 Feb 2017

The new Océ ProStream has already confirmed six installations; one of which will be in Asia Pacific.

Canon unveiled the new Océ ProStream series on 17 February 2017 at its facility in Poing, Germany. Launched ahead of Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017, the event saw visitors from 22 countries, including from the Asia Pacific region namely Sin...

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