Wednesday, April 28, 2010
TWIC Notes "This Week in Canon"
Gathered from Print4Pay Hotel Members from around the world and a few moles in very good places!
Canon announced is has authorized Docutrend Imaging Solutions as a full line dealer.
o Approved by Mark J. Chisamore, Canon U.S.A. channel sales manager
o Docutrend President is Aaron Rubin
o In 2009, Docutrend ranked as the 10th fastest growing solutions provider on CMP Media's annual Fast Growth 100 list.
o Earlier this year Docutrend opened a state-of-the art facility in Totowa, NJ, bringing warehousing and back office operations under one roof.
o Founded in 2002
o Already a dealer for Sharp and Savin
- Canon finally moving copier factory to China? According to Shanghai Daily newspaper, Canon’s managing director, Katsuichi Shimizu, Canon is considering opening up a plant on Chinese mainland to lower manufacturing costs. Besides Japan, Canon currently has factories in Thailand and Vietnam.
- Canon announced the grand opening of new office in Rhode Island:
o Located at 117 Metro Center Boulevard in Warwick (in metro Providence)
o 15 sales and service employees, with plans for growth
o 4,400-square-foot facility includes a state-of-the-art showroom
o Will report to Jeff Fernandez
o Part of a major national expansion which has resulted in the opening of offices in 15 metropolitan areas in the last year