Océ-Canada is Merged with Canon Canada as New Divison
Canon Canada Inc., headquartered in Ontario, Canada, and a wholly owned division of Canon Inc. of Japan, announced January 2nd that Océ-Canada Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary since January 2013, has been merged with Canon Canada as a division of Canon Canada and will operate under the name Professional Printing Solutions Group effective immediately.
With a history dating back to 1877, the Professional Printing Solutions Group, formerly Océ-Canada, markets digital presses, high-speed digital production printers, and wide-format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics.
The Professional Printing Solutions Group will continue to serve a variety of industries ranging from architecture, engineering, and automotive to graphic arts, advertising, transaction and direct mail.
“We are excited to welcome and integrate Océ-Canada as part of the Canon Canada family,” commented Kevin Ogawa, president and CEO of Canon Canada. “Our focus and commitment to best-in-class service and business excellence is core to our company’s foundation. We believe the Professional Printing Solutions Group, complemented by the power of the Canon brand, creates greater value and stronger business solutions for all of our customers.”
Under the Professional Printing Solutions Group, Canon says new and existing enterprise customers can expect to take advantage of Canon Canada’s innovation in digital technology, while having the benefit of using Océ branded products.
As part of the amalgamation, Patrick D’Souza, who served as Océ-Canada president and CEO since 2000, will join Canon Canada as the senior vice-president and general manager of the Professional Printing Solutions Group.