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Canon Showcases Range of Imaging Solutions for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs at GROWCO 2014 Conference

At Inc. Magazine’s GROWCO: Grow Your Company Conference in Nashville, May 20-22, 2014, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will demonstrate a variety of workflow productivity and efficiency solutions including multifunction printers and document scanners at the Canon booth (#3).

The annual conference is aimed at helping businesses continue to grow and develop, and Canon looks to provide entrepreneurs and business leaders options to maximize office productivity, and help achieve long-term success. The conference provides an opportunity for Canon to showcase affordable and versatile imaging solutions that help business professionals prosper in their industries.

Robust and Flexible Business Printing Capabilities

Productivity and overall efficiency in the office are crucial to the success of any business environment. Helping users to easily manage print jobs from virtually anywhere in their home or small office is the Canon PIXMA MX922 Wireless1 Office All-In-One Printer. To help maximize user productivity and reduce overall printing costs for large-volume jobs, the PIXMA MX922 printer has a 35-page Automatic Duplex Document Feeder, and utilizes a high-capacity 250-sheet paper cassette to help limit the disruption of reloading paper. The sleek, compact design can easily fit in most home offices and handle a range of printing jobs, including CD or DVD projects due to the Direct Disc Print capabilities, which removes the need for additional and sometimes expensive software solutions for printing labels.

The Canon PIXMA iX6820 Wireless1 Inkjet Business Printer is an excellent office solution for users looking to print and produce materials that are a combination of text and graphics. Ideal for business projects requiring graphic detail in color and black-and-white, the printer features five individual ink tanks, and utilizes optional high-yield black cartridges for larger print jobs. There is also a Solution Template option to help ensure endless creative possibilities for new projects such as posters, fliers, menus and more for clients or other business ventures. The printer’s Quiet Mode2 also helps ensure the device fits in seamlessly with any business location without interruption.

Combining print, copy, scan and fax needs into one device, the imageCLASS MF6160dw Laser Multifunction Printer provides users with an expansive feature set to help boost productivity in small to medium sized offices. Included in this feature set is a broad range of mobile capabilities such as the compatibility with the Canon Mobile Printing app3 and the Canon Mobile Scanning for Business app.4 Also included in this feature set is compatibility with Apple AirPrint,5 which allows users to wirelessly print photos, emails, web pages and documents from select iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch devices. The imageCLASS MF6160dw MFP is also equipped with "Send" technology, which gives users the ability to send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through email or a file server to help improve office workflows. Additionally, a high capacity cartridge is available as a replacement consumable so users can also enjoy a lower cost per page as compared to the standard cartridge.

Helping to ensure office efficiency with its four-in-one functionality, the Color imageCLASS MF8580Cdw Laser Multifunction Printer features convenient print, copy, fax and scan capabilities in a fully wireless1 and networkable device. The printer also features an array of user-friendly features, such as a seven-line color LCD Display and Secure Print functionality to help ensure confidential documents end up in the right hands. Users also have the ability to send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through e-mail or file server.

Using the free downloadable Canon Mobile Printing app3 for select imageCLASS models and the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint application for wireless PIXMA models,6 users can conveniently print a variety of file types directly from compatible mobile devices, including Apple and Android devices.

High Quality Output and Enhanced Connectivity

With the rise of telecommuting and the mobile workplace, Canon's new Color imageCLASS LBP7110Cw printer features built-in wireless1 capabilities so documents can be printed from virtually anywhere in their home or office. To accomplish this, users will gain access to a brand new software-based wireless setup tool that takes customers through the process of finding and connecting to the appropriate network. The imageCLASS LBP7110Cw printer also offers mobile connectivity, so users can print directly from a smartphone or tablet through the Canon Mobile Printing app3. Specifically catering to users who need higher volume output, the Color imageCLASS LBP7110Cw printer offers an optional high-capacity black toner cartridge.

Compact and Portable Solutions

Helping to improve information accessibility, management and collaboration in the office environment is the imageFORMULA DR-C125 document scanner. With a compact, space-saving design, the scanner can be ideal for general purpose scanning in office settings. Scanning batches of up to 30 documents at a time, the imageFORMULA DR-C125 scanner can handle a wide variety of document types, including thick or thin documents, plastic or embossed cards, and can scan both sides of an item in a single pass. The imageFORMULA DR-C125 scanner also works with both Windows® and Mac® computers.

For the mobile professional, the imageFORMULA P-208 and P-215 Scan-tini personal document scanners help make it easy to manage and organize information. Each can handle a variety of items, such as receipts, business cards, bills and contracts, yet easily fit in many briefcases or carry-on bags, helping to create a flexible corporate culture where employees can work virtually any time or anywhere. When combined with the optional WU10 Wireless Adapter and Battery Pack and free downloadable Canon CaptureOnTouch Mobile app, the imageFORMULA P-208 and imageFORMULA P-215 scanners work wirelessly not only with Windows and Mac7, but with select iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.8

The lightweight Canon PIXMA iP100 Mobile Printer is designed to fit easily onto a desk with limited space or into many carry-on bags, making it the perfect laptop companion for business travel. The printer’s high-quality output can be ideal for creative entrepreneurs who need to distribute images quickly. Its patented print head technology and five-color ink system creates high quality 4" x 6" borderless prints in approximately 50 seconds.9

For more information on these products, or Canon’s full line of imaging products, please visit www.usa.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

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1 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.

2 Quiet mode reduces operation noise made possible by halving the process speed. Quiet Mode may affect processing speed and may not lower all sound. Quiet Mode is only compatible with certain paper sizes or types. Special Mode has higher priority than Quiet Mode.

3 Requires Canon Mobile Printing app available free on the Apple App Store. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad 2, and the original iPad running iOS 6.0.1 - 6.1.2. Supports Android OS 2.3.3 - 4.2.2.

4 During imageCLASS device discovery, user may be prompted to update device firmware depending on the purchase date of the unit. The firmware can be found by going to usa.canon.com/support and searching your model under "Drivers & Software". For update instructions, see the document bundled into the firmware download. The app supports devices running iOS 5.1 or later and is available for the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, the New iPad (4th Generation), iPad (3rd Generation), iPad 2, the original iPad and the iPad Mini.

5 AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPad Mini, iPad 2, iPad Air, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base Station, or Time Capsule is not supported.

6 Requires Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone app, available for free on the App Store, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Android app available for free on Google Play, or Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Windows RT, available for free in the Windows Store. Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, Android devices running Android OS 1.6 or later, and Windows RT devices.

7 Mac OS 10.5.8 to 10.9 (P-215) Mac OS 10.6 to 10.9 (P-208)

8 Compatible with iPhone 3GS or later, iPod touch (3rd generation or later), iPod touch (4th generation or later), and iPad devices. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

9 ISO/IEC 24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Copy speed is the average of FCOT, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D. ADF copy speed is the average of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735, excluding time to copy the first set. See www.usa.canon.com/ipm for additional details.

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