Canon U.S.A. Emerges a 2018 Digital Imaging Market Share Leader

Canon's New Edition of Award-Winning imageRUNNER ADVANCE Platform Focuses on Security Features and Workflow Efficiency
Canon's New Edition of Award-Winning imageRUNNER ADVANCE Platform Focuses on Security Features and Workflow Efficiency

Continually providing customers with solutions to help equip them for advancement in a time of digital transformation, Canon U.S.A., who was recently recognized as a Multi-Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is emerging as a market leader in all U.S. A3 Copier/MFP segments, according to the IDC U.S. Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, 2018 Q4.

Canon continues to be the only manufacturer to place in the top three in every U.S. market segment analyzed in IDC’s tracker in both A3 and A4 markets, across both monochrome and color.

“These market leadership positions are a reflection of our commitment to developing advanced digital imaging solutions that meet our customer needs,” says Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc.

“We are proud of the achievement and plan to continue showcasing Canon’s role as a leader in the years to come.”

Canon emerged as a market leader in the following segments:

  • 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Monochrome and Color)
  • 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Monochrome)
  • 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Color)

Furthermore, Canon’s evolving imageRUNNER ADVANCE color and monochrome solutions incorporate an array of security features and support cloud connectivity.

(The imageRUNNER ADVANCE Control security video highlights how the new third edition models provide users and administrators with high levels of control over their MFPs, their network communications, and their documents. Courtesy of Canon U.S.A. and YouTube. Posted on Feb 4, 2019.)

The horizontal and vertical specific workflow options built around NT-ware’s uniFLOW, Kofax’s eCopy ShareScan, and Therefore™ also can provide end users the ability to deploy each solution in a variety of configurations ranging from independent installs for smaller businesses to large, integrated solutions crafted to meet the needs of specific enterprises.

(What is Therefore? Therefore is an information management solution for organizations of all sizes looking to bring order and efficiency to their documents and processes. Courtesy of Therefore and YouTube. Posted on Feb 12, 2019.)

Canon U.S.A.’s growth in the monochrome, color, and monochrome and color categories, allow the company to stand out amongst its competitors and highlight Canon’s advancements from 2018, which are well on their way to paving continued success throughout 2019.

The company’s strategic relationships with Box™ and mxHero* also help to bring about new opportunities, changing the way users store, manage, share and collaborate through the cloud with email, paper and digital content.

(mxHero can connect your existing email system with compatible cloud storage accounts enabling an integrated email to workflow information management solution. By leveraging powerful storage platforms (which are purchased separately), such as, Box, mxHero can help create a cost-effective solution that is superior to single-purpose document/email management products. Scanning to email using a Canon device? Using mxHero these files can now be centrally indexed within the compatible cloud storage account. Brought to you by Canon USA and YouTube. Posted on Jan 10, 2019.)

Additionally, in celebration of Small Business Week, which runs May 5th through May 11th, Canon has unveiled new Color imageCLASS MFPs built to boost productivity and deliver a new class of experience to benefit small businesses.

Canon Color imageCLASS MFP743Cdw with Color Outputs
Canon Color imageCLASS MFP743Cdw with Color Outputs

The Color MFPs feature large-panel displays with intuitive touch-and-swipe technology, three-year standard warranties, a customizable device platform for easy workflow creation, and other advanced tools to help even the busiest business professionals streamline workflow and enhance their creativity.

By offering additional convenience for busy professionals who may not be able to remember and set aside time to purchase new toner cartridge supplies, Canon has put forward an optional Auto Replenishment Service for its new color MFPs, which through smart technology, anticipates the need for – and automatically delivers toner directly to the end user.

Additionally, through the customizable device platform, named Application Library, newly added features to the color MFPs include:

Canon MF269dw
Canon MF269dw
  • Name and Scan:

    • Assign a name (keyword, ID, date & time) to a sent file to assist in sorting into the appropriate storage location.
  • Language:

    • Change the default language used on the printer’s screen display.
  • Copy (Enhance Text):

    • Darken light-density text on originals during copying.
  • Fax and Store:

    • Press the Fax and Store button to send a fax to its destination and archive the fax image upon successful transmission.
Shinichi Yoshida, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc.
Shinichi Yoshida, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc.

“Our goal is to help employees feel less overwhelmed by process, which is particularly essential for small businesses with limited time and resources,” added Mr. Yoshida.

“Canon equipped its new imageCLASS models with advanced capabilities and technology that value office workers’ time, and has simplified the printer user experience to help even the busiest businesses boom.”

The new Color imageCLASS MFP models include: MF745Cdw, MF743Cdw, MF741Cdw, MF644Cdw, MF642Cdw and MF641Cw.

Backed by Canon U.S.A.’s award-winning service and support network, these new models include three-year standard warranties, designed to provide users with greater peace of mind and an extended level of service.

(Discover how easy it is to use the Application Library to customize your imageCLASS printers home screen with one touch buttons with the functions you use most. Finally, a printer that’s programmable to meet your needs. Courtesy of Courtesy of Canon U.S.A. and YouTube.) 

In addition to these new color MFPs, Canon is introducing a new pre-packaged printer bundle called the MF269dw Value Pack, which includes a black-and-white MFP, up to two years of high-yield toner*, and a two-year standard warranty; as well as a new color single-function printer (Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw) and a new monochrome MFP (imageCLASS MF113w).

Canon U.S.A. Multi-Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Canon U.S.A.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Data Storage Security Solution

  • Therefore Information Mgmt, Workflow & Business Analytics


2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE + uniFLOW + imageWARE Secure Audit Manager

  • *Canon U.S.A. was also recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

William "Bill" Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)
Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!

Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included:


  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Department of Justice
  • The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Viasat, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by ATI SystemsAttivo NetworksAutomatic SystemsDesktop Alertand Royal Holdings Technologies.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland SecurityAwards at


Comprehensive List of Categories Include:

Access Control/ Identification Personal/Protective Equipment Law Enforcement Counter Terrorism
Perimeter Barrier/ Deterrent System Interagency Interdiction Operation Cloud Computing/Storage Solution
Facial/IRIS Recognition Body Worn Video Product Cyber Security
Video Surveillance/VMS Mobile Technology Anti-Malware
Audio Analytics Disaster Preparedness ID Management
Thermal/Infrared Camera Mass Notification System Fire & Safety
Metal/Weapon Detection Rescue Operations Critical Infrastructure
License Plate Recognition Detection Products And Many Others!

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Submit your category recommendation for consideration to Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at:

2018 Champions Edition

See the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Champions Edition – ‘Best Products of 2018 ‘ Year in Review’ for in-depth coverage of the outstanding products and services of firms receiving American Security Today’s 2018‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.’

Enter Early to Maximize Media Coverage of your Products and Services at Kickoff, and Get the Recognition Your Organization Deserves!

And be sure to Register Early for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East 2019 to ensure your place at this limited- space event!

Kristen Goldberg, Director, Marketing and Product Planning at Canon USA, accepting a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award at ISC East
Kristen Goldberg, Director, Marketing and Product Planning at Canon USA, accepting a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award at ISC East.

Why the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?

American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Why American Security Today?

American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 70,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.

The old traditional security marketplace has been covered by a host of security publications that have changed little over many years.

American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that provides our readers with solutions to their challenges.

Our Editorial staff provides a full plate of topics for our AST monthly digital editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts.

The editorial calendar and AST’s high drawing website features 23 different Technology and Marketing Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities and Emergency Response among others.

These sectors are part of the new integration, where these major applications communicate with one another in a variety of solutions to protect our cities and critical infrastructure.

AST has Expanded readership into vital Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other Potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – enticing targets for extremist or lone wolf attacks due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

To Learn More about the nine new imageCLASS models which are available for purchase immediately, please visit

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Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets.

With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc., ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018 and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2019.