Proud to mark 2013 as another award-winning year, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is honored to celebrate several awards earned throughout the year from top industry organizations and publications. Recognized for its dedication to the environment, quality of customer support and innovative products, Canon has been acknowledged by Interbrand as one of the 50 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands for 2013. Canon has also been placed on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies List as fourth globally in the computers category and top three for innovation, financial soundness and long-term investment. “Canon is proud to have secured numerous awards and recognitions for our environmental stewardship, 100 percent U.S.-based customer service support and high-quality products,” said Kotaro Fukushima, senior director and general manager, Corporate Communications Division, Canon U.S.A. “We strive to deliver top-notch products and customer service to our valued customers and maintain our status as an industry leader across all our business units.” Canon Inc., the parent company of Canon U.S.A., has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide 1 report. The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions vendors based on their performance across two major categories: the Ability to Execute, in which Gartner evaluates each MPS provider on its “success in delivering results today, as well as its preparation to deliver results in the future,” and Completeness of Vision, where Gartner evaluates a provider's “prospects for success by analyzing its view of the market, service operating model and strategic plans for growth and service improvements.” For the Environment Canon Virginia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., was the first equipment manufacturer (OEM) to achieve Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recyclers (R2) certification at its manufacturing facility in Newport News, Va. The R2 Standard is a comprehensive set of best management practices governing the environmental, health, safety and security aspects of the electronics recycling industry.