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Canon Integrates Operations of Its Business Solutions Regional Subsidiaries Under One Entity

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 7, 2008 - To better leverage the strength and expertise of its family of Canon Business Solutions subsidiaries, Canon U.S.A., Inc, today announced the establishment of Canon Business Solutions, Inc. The new Canon Business Solutions, Inc., results from the merger of Canon Business Solutions-East, Inc., Canon Business Solutions-Central, Inc., and Canon Business Solutions-West, Inc., to form one corporate entity.

The formation of Canon Business Solutions, Inc., is the culmination of a year-long initiative to streamline internal processes and integrate best practices across all functional areas of the company to better serve and meet the growing needs of customers locally, regionally and nationally. Canon Business Solutions, Inc., will continue to operate in the regions of the former Canon Business Solutions East, Central and West subsidiaries.

"The goal of this consolidation was to operationally integrate the Canon Business Solutions family of companies in a coordinated and consistent manner," said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "This new entity will allow us to achieve synergies across our infrastructure to create a national sales and service operation with a singular focus on the Canon brand of document imaging technology."

About Canon Business Solutions, Inc.

From small/medium businesses to large corporate enterprises, Canon Business Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., serves a broad range of organizations with a variety of document management and workflow solutions and services. Canon Business Solutions operates from four major hubs (Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia), more than 40 satellite locations and individual branch offices across the country. For more information on Canon Business Solutions locations, please visit:

Canon U.S.A., Inc. delivers consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranking third overall in the U.S. in 2007?, with global revenues of $34.9 billion, is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America and is on the 2007 BusinessWeek list of "Top 100 Brands." To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting