Canon Invests £1 million in Professional Print Showroom at UK HQ

REIGATE, 16 July, 2007 – Canon UK today unveiled a £1 million investment in a Professional Print Showroom at its headquarters in Reigate, demonstrating its state-of-the-art products and solutions for the professional print industry. The star attraction at the new facility will be the imagePRESS C7000VP, ten of which have been sold since its launch, with a further seven sales expected by the end of July. Canon expects to more than triple its current number of sales of the imagePRESS C7000VP by the end of the year.

  • New facility  to become printing centre of Canon’s award-winning offices, Reigate, Surrey
  • 17 orders for the imagePRESS C7000VP placed to date
  • 10 installations already carried out with order volume forecast to triple by end of 2007

In addition to the imagePRESS C7000VP the showroom contains: a High Volume B&W printer iR125, a CLC5151, an imagePRESS C1, an iR7105, an iPF9000, a W8400 and an iPF5000. This portfolio enables visiting customers to see a comprehensive print strategy in practice and view samples of the high-quality colour, large format and personalised printing capabilities. Visitors can also see demonstrations of on-line job submission and the extensive range of finishing options available in either Mac or PC platforms.
Ben Milford, Head of Professional Print Marketing, said “Canon’s professional print offering has flourished over the past few years and we are now a serious player in the industry. We are delighted to unveil the new facility, showcasing our flagship professional products. We are keen to show our commitment to this sector and our devotion to providing our customers with a complete range of solutions tailored to meet their individual needs.”
The professional print showroom will become the centre for all large scale printing activity at Canon’s award-winning, environmentally friendly headquarters. Canon has been very active in adopting eco-conscious technologies and also in reducing its carbon footprint. 



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