A4 Size : Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE 500iF has been awarded the “Pick” award for “Outstanding A4 Monochrome MFP for Large Workgroups.” The device provides outstanding reliability, print quality and a single, flexible platform that meets the needs of even the most challenging document-centric office environments.“Flawless reliability and top-notch productivity are just a few of this device’s many assets,” said Ian Latham, BLI senior analyst. “Offering a full-color, tiltable touchscreen that can be easily customized to each user’s specific needs, this device is a snap to use.” Energy Efficiency : Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5255 and imageCLASS D530 have earned BLI’s “Outstanding Achievement” award for their lower than average energy consumption during BLI’s environmental testing. “Despite their vastly different market segments, both devices achieved faster than average recovery times from sleep mode and offer job review and proof modes to reduce paper and consumables waste, which contributed to their five-star overall ratings,” said Lisa Reider, BLI senior product editor for environmental testing. BLI issues its “Pick” awards twice yearly, giving special recognition to the hardware and software products that provided the best performance in the independent testing firm’s rigorous evaluations. Hardware products undergo a reliability test as well as a battery of tests to assess image quality, productivity, paper handling, ease of use and network connectivity, among others. Its “Outstanding Achievement” awards acknowledge products or capabilities that stand out in qualities such as innovation, usefulness and energy efficiency. About Buyers Laboratory LLC Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the world's leading independent provider of analytical information and services to the digital imaging and document management industry. For over 50 years, buyers have relied on BLI to help them differentiate products’ strengths and weaknesses and make the best purchasing decisions, while industry sales, marketing and product professionals have turned to BLI for insightful competitive intelligence and valued guidance on product development, competitive positioning and sales channel and marketing support. For more information on Buyers Laboratory LLC and its Summer “Pick” Awards, please visit www.buyerslab.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 $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two 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. †Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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