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Canon Integrates American Subsidiary Companies

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Canon U.S.A. has formed Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., effective January 1, 2013. Integrating the business operations of Canon Business Solutions,  Océ North America,  and Océ Imagistics, this new name is reflective of the integration of Océ, first announced in 2010. Canon Solutions America will provide sales and support for Canon and Océ hardware, software and services targeting general office, production print and large format markets in the United States.

Joe Adachi, president and CEO of Canon U.S.A., will serve as chairman and CEO of Canon Solutions America. The headquarters for Canon Solutions America will be located on Long Island, N.Y., with offices located throughout the United States, including existing key Océ wide format printing systems and production printing systems locations in Chicago, Ill. and Boca Raton, Fla.

As part of the company’s overall integration efforts,  Océ Business Services,  a provider of digital document management technology, outsourcing and business process consulting services, will change its name to Canon Business Process Services, on January 1, 2013. Canon Business Process Services, headquartered in New York, will be headed by Joe Marciano, currently the president and CEO of Océ Business Services.

Océ Financial Services will merge into Canon Financial Services,  on January 1, 2013. Kris Tedo, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Canon U.S.A., will also serve as president of Canon Financial Services.

Also effective January 1, 2013, Océ Canada will become a subsidiary of Canon Canada, Océ Mexico will become a subsidiary of Canon Mexicana and Océ Brazil will become a subsidiary of Canon do Brasil.

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