Canon Receives Four Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab Summer 2020 Pick Awards

MELVILLE, NY, September 2, 2020 – Aligning with the company’s commitment to innovation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is receiving four Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab Summer 2020 Pick awards: Two for imageCLASS printers, one for an imageRUNNER multifunction printer (MFP), and one for an imageFORMULA scanner. After rigorous testing, Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab’s team of analysts and technicians determine which office equipment solutions are among the leaders of the competition tested in their respective categories. The Pick Awards are distributed twice annually, and the tests are conducted at the lab within the previous six months of the award announcements.

"At Canon, we are dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality solutions that are designed to help them efficiently meet ever-changing business and industry needs, and to be recognized by Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab for four awards across a variety of product areas is a great testament to that commitment," said Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

These awards distinguish Canon as an industry leader, as well as identify the recognized products as excellent digital imaging solutions in their respective categories:

Printer/MFP Category Award Wins:

  • imageRUNNER 1643 Series                Outstanding MFP for Mid-Size Workgroups
  • imageCLASS LBP228dw printer       Outstanding Printer for Small and Home Offices
  • imageCLASS LBP325dn printer        Outstanding Printer for Small Workgroups

As home offices have become the new norm for some, these solutions are designed to help streamline efficiency and productivity for both remote and in-office users. The imageRUNNER 1643 Series is a line of cost-effective solutions built with fast output, scanning, faxing and high reliability to offer busy business professionals efficient, reliable printing. Additionally, both the imageCLASS LBP228dw and imageCLASS LBP325dn printers are designed to help simplify everyday tasks due to their ability to deliver a high-quality, user-friendly performance and optional extra paper tray.

"Low- and mid-volume environments looking for a monochrome device should strongly consider Canon’s standout offerings," said Kaitlin Shaw, associate director of A4 hardware, Keypoint Intelligence. "All of the winning models can help keep downtime to a minimum with their outstanding reliability and strong user-friendliness. Notably, the devices can also integrate with the imageWARE Enterprise Management Console and uniFLOW solutions, which offer enterprise-level functionality and give administrators an impressive level of control over print costs and document security features."

Buyers Lab also acknowledges Canon in the scanner category with the following award:

  • imageFORMULA DR-S150 scanner        Outstanding Workgroup Scanner

The imageFORMULA DR-S150 document scanner combines ease of use with flexibility. The large color touchscreen display makes it easy to select scanning destinations, adjust settings and select shortcuts. The scanner also has built-in Wi-Fi wired Ethernet and USB connections to work in virtually any environment, as well as can scan directly to the user’s cloud storage account1 to improve sharing and collaboration, which is especially important in these current times.

"The Canon imageFORMULA DR-S150 is the perfect solution for integrating paper-based information into digital workflows," said Lee Davis, associate director of software/scanners, Keypoint Intelligence.

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