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Canon U.S.A. Expands Paper Offerings Compatible With DreamLabo 5000 Production Inkjet Printer

New Single-Sided Metallic, Double-Sided Glossy, and Single-Sided Luster Papers Offer Professional Photographers Valuable Options for High-Quality Print Output

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - July 30, 2012 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the availability of three new papers for its Canon DreamLabo 5000 Production Inkjet Printer. With the addition of single-sided Metallic, double-sided Glossy paper, and a single-sided Luster paper, users of the DreamLabo 5000 printer can continue to produce superb quality in photo albums, photo books, catalogs, calendars and greeting cards, now with a wide variety of papers among which to choose.

The new papers were specially produced for photo laboratory customers, and include the following:

  • Metallic (single-sided): A high-quality addition that is ideal for the pages of premium photo albums, as it brings out and enhances the colors of the prints.
  • Glossy(double-sided): With the DreamLabo 5000 printer offering double-side printing capability, this glossy paper provides a media to show off rich contrast and realistic colors and is excellent for making double-side photo book pages and calendar pages.
  • Luster (single-sided): A photographic paper suited for professional photographic prints. This paper is ideal for photo album pages and offers a single side option to the current Double Side Luster paper.

With the addition of these three papers, there are now seven different papers available for the DreamLabo 5000. The Canon DreamLabo 5000 Production Inkjet Printer introduced in 2011, offers the retail photo printing and high-end print-on-demand (POD) markets optimal performance and productivity. Its integration of FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) print-head technology is designed to offer exceptional photo and text quality. The printer also offers an alternative to traditional silver halide processing technology, coupling its strengths with the advantages of inkjet printing. The DreamLabo 5000 Printer features the ability to print using automatic double-sided printing, which is especially convenient when printing pages for photo albums and on-demand two-sided photo books.

For more information on the DreamLabo 5000 Production Inkjet Printer, please visit: http://usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/printers/production_photo_printers

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. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2012. 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. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. 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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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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