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Canon Group Donates $200,000 To Brazilian Relief Efforts


LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., – In the wake of severe flooding and mudslides that have caused significant destruction and loss of life, Canon Group companies today announced that they have pledged $200,000 to the Brazilian relief and recovery efforts.

To aid in the relief efforts for victims of the flood damage, the Canon Group is making the donation to Red Cross Organizations that are helping to provide the people of southeastern Brazil with necessary supplies and services.

“The Canon Group would like to express our sincere condolences to the people of Brazil as they struggle with the ongoing effects of this tragic natural disaster,” said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A. “In this time of great sadness and loss, it is our hope that with the outpouring of support from the global community and our contribution, the people of Brazil will have an opportunity to rebuild their communities and begin the healing process.”

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Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked fourth overall in the U.S. in 2009†, with global revenues of US $35 billion and is listed as number six in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies 2010 list. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – “all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future” – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting


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