Digital imaging equipment maker Canon U.S.A., Inc., Melville, N.Y., announces that the company has earned the Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) “2014 Wide Format Graphic Arts Printer Line of the Year” award for the imagePROGRAF iPFx400 and iPFx400S series of large format printers (12- and 8-color models).
Additionally, Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPF6400S, iPF8400S and iPF765 MFP M40 printers have been recognized for three prestigious BLI Winter 2014 “Pick” awards in the wide-format category.
“Canon is honored to receive the ‘Wide Format Graphics Printer Line of the Year’ award,” says Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “Our dedication to extraordinary output, color consistency, reliability and ease-of-use for the end-user is what makes these award winning products seamlessly fit the industry’s needs.”
The BLI “Wide Format Graphics Printer Line of the Year” is awarded to the products that are determined to be the best overall in their respective category based on the cumulative test results in BLI’s rigorous two-month evaluation.
In addition to receiving the 2014 “Wide Format Graphics Printer Line of the Year” award, the following Canon offerings were given the Winter 2014 “Pick” awards by BLI:
- Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400S printer for “Outstanding 24” 8-Color Wide Format Graphic Arts Printer”
- Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400S printer for “Outstanding 44” 8-Color Wide Format Graphic Arts Printer”
- Canon imagePROGRAF iPF765 MFP M40 printer for “Outstanding Color Wide Format Technical MFP”