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Partnership with leading distributor, Midwich, underlines Canons growth within the document scanner market
Canon UK, leader in digital imaging and technology, today announced its partnership with Midwich that will see the distributor add Canons document scanner range to its product portfolio. Working alongside existing partners, Midwich will distribute Canons DR-1210C, DR-2050C and DR-2580C scanners which are aimed at small to medium sized enterprises or small workgroups within large corporates. This new partnership highlights Canons growth within the document scanner market and underlines its market leading position across Europe, in both the departmental and low volume segments.
Alex Ward, Commercial Director, Midwich comments, We have responded to customer demand by offering this new range of workgroup scanners. Not only have these new devices broadened and strengthened our existing portfolio, they also allow us to offer high end scanning solutions that extend our reach into different markets. Canon is a key partner for us and its workgroup scanner range offers substantial benefits to our business by offering yet another opportunity to expand our customer base.
Geoff Slaughter, Director Partner Channel, Canon UK comments, Our expanding range of document scanners creates new opportunities for resellers, in the IT arena, to introduce simple solutions to the challenges of managing documents within their customers businesses. Midwich is a valued Canon partner, ideally placed to advise these resellers and support them in fulfilling this demand.
About Canon (UK) Limited
Canon is a world-leading innovator and provider of imaging and information technology solutions for the home and office environments.
Canon has a global philosophy of Kyosei - living and working together for the common good, which clearly demonstrates commitment to customers, staff and the environment shared by all.
Canon (UK) Ltd is the UK marketing and sales operation for the US$32 billion global company based in Tokyo, Japan. In the UK Canon employs around 2,000 people in various locations including Ireland and has achieved sales of 541m in 2005.
The main business focus for Canon (UK) Ltd is in two clearly defined market segments: Business Solutions covering both the office and professional printing environments (including: multifunctional printers, IT consultation, photocopiers, printers, large format printers, fax machines, document management hardware & software) and Consumer Imaging (input solutions: film and digital cameras, camcorders, binoculars and scanners; and output solutions: Ink Jet printers, fax machines, desktop multifunctionals and multimedia LCD projectors).