Two New Paper Offerings Join Canon's Media Line-Up for Its Office Product Systems

Chicago, October 26, 2008 – Canon U.S.A, Inc., a leader in digital imaging technology, today introduced an improved Genuine Awareness Recycled Paper and a new 100 lb. Coated Two-Sided Gloss Cover to its line-up of specialty print media for Canon office and business models.

The new 20 lb. Canon Genuine Awareness Recycled Paper has been enhanced to give the paper improved brightness of 92, and contains 30 percent Post-Consumer Content so that users can help the environment while printing. This media joins Canon's family of recycled paper including 24 lb. Canon Genuine Color Awareness, 30 percent Post-Consumer Content and 28 lb. Canon Genuine Color Awareness, 100 percent Post-Consumer Content. The new 19 x 13 inch, 100 lb. Coated Two-Sided Gloss Cover, which has a brightness of 96, has been designed to handle the growing needs of production printing environments, where Canon's imagePRESS line of digital presses have become most popular. Its nine-point thickness makes it ideal for professional brochures, catalogs or post cards, and is guaranteed by the United States Post Office for reply card purposes.

From coated laser media to large format fine art papers, Canon's complete line of more than 300 media offerings has been designed specifically for Canon machines to ensure consistent product performance and exceptional image quality time and time again. For additional information on Canon Print media, please visit: http://www.usa.canon.com/html/consumables/media.html.

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