Reducing complexities by simplifying workflows, Canon takes on the mission of ‘Business can be Simple’

In the face of changing business climate, Canon reinforces its belief that effective solutions are those which simplify complications and deliver succinct resolutions to problems.

India, 05 FEBRUARY 2018 – Canon, leader in imaging solutions, today announces a big step forward in the business-to-business segment anchored on the belief that business can be simple. Offering a comprehensive suite of print management, document management and workflow solutions, Canon is set to deliver seamless and secure workflows to help companies large and small fuel vital growth.

Globalization and the advancement of technology has accelerated the emergence of new business platforms and also changed the way traditional businesses are managed. As India accelerates towards a digital economy, developments in eCommerce, Big Data and the Internet of Things have a multitude of implications for operations from data integrity, retention and compliance, logistics to the future sustainability for businesses. The philosophy of ‘business can be simple’ recognises the shifts in the business environment, and aims to reduce complexity by simplifying workflows.

 Innovation, technology and security are of paramount importance when it comes to the solutions and products offered by Canon. Taking forward the same legacy, Canon’s recently launched range of Generation 3 Multi-function Devices is equipped with features that ensure data security, save energy and improve efficiency. The advanced and evolved set of software solutions from Canon aim to assist business owners streamline workflows and digitization of documents helping them innovate and optimize their offerings. Canon also lends its partners sustained support through strong pan-India service infrastructure.

Sharing his thoughts on the evolving business scenario, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President  & CEO, Canon India said “At Canon, we pioneer technological advancement with our varied range of product offerings and services. With our wide array of offerings across segments, we have always endevoured to simplify innovations for all our stakeholders, from our partners, customers and employees. We speak from experience that innovation and transformation is an ongoing process, and affirm that small yet consistent steps lead up to the bigger picture. With ‘Business Can Be Simple’, taking the forefront at our enterprise segment, we are taking a step forward in the journey of ‘customer delight’. With this customer centric approach, we aim to intensify our product and service approach towards empowering our customers with effective and easy to use solutions, which will support and complement their long term business objectives.”

Mr. K Bhaskhar, Vice-President, Business Imaging Solutions, Canon India, said, “In today’s fast evolving and competitive economy, time is the most significant currency for entreprenuers and business owners. With our credo of ‘Business Can be Simple’, we are endeavouring to help our partners make the most effective use of their time by simplifying business processes and identifying best practices for their business and customer needs. With this initiative we are striving to help business owners to make use of our innovative and advanced technology driven solutions to optimize their business processes and in turn provide a superior experience to their end users as well.”

Over the past decade, Canon has embarked on its vision towards a strategic transformation by the year 2020, for growth and contribution to a changing world through its Excellent Global Corporation Plan. Canon’s commitment to innovation and investment in new business areas will enable its customers to thrive in a connected and digital world.

About Canon Group

Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 367 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,673 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2016)

About Canon India

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 250 own retail stores accredited as “Image Square” across 200 cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 17,774 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 Camera repair centers, 236 Printer repair centers, 185 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. 

In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2017, the imaging leader recorded a double digit growth over the same period last year.