Canon U.S.A. Receives 2011 ENERGY STAR® Award For Excellence In Energy Efficient Product Design
imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series Recognized For Reducing Power Consumption and Carbon Emissions
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - In recognition of its commitment and dedication to energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has received the 2011 ENERGY STAR award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Company’s accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 12, 2011. This is the 12th ENERGY STAR award earned by Canon U.S.A.
“Canon is pleased to be recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency with the ENERGY STAR award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design,” said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. “Guided by our corporate philosophy of Kyosei – ’all people, regardless of race, religion, or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future,’ Canon’s commitment to the environment is reflected in our ongoing efforts to develop products that incorporate sustainable life-cycle planning and improved resource efficiency from the initial concept to post-consumer phases.”
Canon’s focus on the environment extends across its product line as the Company aims to reduce CO2 emissions across the entire lifecycle of every product. Specifically recognized by the EPA for its outstanding accomplishments in energy-efficient design, and developed using Canon’s Life Cycle Assessment System, the revolutionary Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE line of multifunction devices deliver significant carbon emissions reductions and reduce power consumption up to 65 percent from previous models across the product portfolio.
“Thanks to the creative promotion efforts of partners like Canon U.S.A., consumers can more easily find energy-efficient ENERGY STAR products in the marketplace,” said Elizabeth Craig, Acting Director of EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs. “Canon U.S.A. leads the way by helping Americans learn how they can protect our environment through energy efficiency. We look forward to seeing the innovative programs these partners will continue to deliver.”
Featuring an array of device management solutions including imageWARE Enterprise Management Console and uniFLOW® v5, Canon’s imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE office systems lines offer end-users significant flexibility. Canon’s imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE office systems models are available for customer delivery through Authorized Canon Dealers and Canon Business Solutions.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
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 2010†, with global revenues of more than US $45 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 www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
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