Canon Awarded Two BLI Awards 2021 by Keypoint Intelligence

    Recipient of the BLI Award Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan and BLI Award A4 Line of the Year

    Canon Wins BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology and A4 Line of the Year

    SHAH ALAM, 4 May 2021 – Canon Marketing Malaysia (“Canon”) is proud to announce that it has been awarded 2 coveted accolades from BLI 2021 - Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology and A4 Line of the Year Award from Keypoint Intelligence. This significant achievement is a testament to Canon’s dedication to supporting businesses with its best-of-class solutions, which are designed to enable remote and hybrid work models.

    BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology

    After undergoing rigorous evaluations among various scan technology vendors, Keypoint Intelligence selected Canon due to its comprehensive portfolio of scanning technology, including the imageFORMULA document scanners, imageCLASS multifunction printers, imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE multi-function devices. This cutting-edge lineup shares reliable document capture capabilities through uniFLOW Online and Therefore Online cloud-based solutions that accelerate digitisation for greater collaboration between remote and office workers.

    “The hybrid workplace has created a paradigm shift in how businesses are operated, helping organisations increase worker productivity while scaling down office space and overcoming geographic barriers that limited access to more talent,” said Lee Davis, Associate Director of Scanners/Software at Keypoint Intelligence. “With Canon’s complete range of document scanners, multi-function printers, multi-function devices and cloud-based solutions, businesses can lift their information management and workflow-automation technology to the cloud and make them accessible to all workers, no matter the location.”

    BLI 2021 A4 Line of the Year Award

    Amidst the challenging competitive landscape, Canon’s range of A4 printers and multi-function devices also emerged top-of-class. This prestigious recognition extends towards the imageCLASS LBP228x, imageCLASS LBP325x and imageRUNNER 1643 series, which are integrated with features to help workers pivot towards hybrid work environments effortlessly. Additional winning attributes include ease of use, outstanding print quality, strong security, as well as impressive control over the printing cost.

    “Canon has stood out above the rest this year, offering a portfolio of outstanding A4 devices that is unmatched in breadth,” said Kaitlin Shaw, Associate Director of A4 Hardware at Keypoint Intelligence. “From home offices to large workgroups, whether colour or monochrome, single-function or multi-function, Canon has the device to meet the needs of almost any kind of office environment. Canon’s wide-spanning portfolio surpassed the competition in many ways, offering top-notch performances, and user-friendliness.”

    “As businesses are shifting towards a hybrid workplace model, we are consistently innovating and developing solutions that effectively help businesses navigate through remote and office working seamlessly,” said Masato Yoshiie, Senior Director of Business Imaging Solutions Centre at Canon Marketing Malaysia. “At Canon, performance, usability and quality are integral elements we prioritise. We are honoured to be named the recipient of two BLI awards 2021 by Keypoint Intelligence, which celebrates our strengths as a leader in the digital imaging industry.”

    About Keypoint Intelligence

    For 60 years, clients in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and extensive market research to drive their product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognised as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis, and awards due to decades of analyst experience. Customers have harnessed this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence to improve business goals and increase bottom lines. With a central focus on clients, Keypoint Intelligencecontinues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while intimately understanding and serving manufacturers’, channels’, and their customers’ transformation in the digital printing and imaging sector.

    About BLI Line of the Year Awards

    Line of the Year Awards salute the companies that provide a broad range of hardware or software and whose products consistently performed above average throughout testing. Much consideration is also made by Keypoint Intelligence analysts and technicians in areas such as ease of use, features, and value, across an entire portfolio for that product area, with the end result being the most prestigious Buyers Lab Awards offered.

    About Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

    Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. was established in 1987 to deliver products and services support to Malaysian users directly and through its nationwide channel partners. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of more than 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits more than 7% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Under the slogan “Business Can Be Simple”, Canon aims to reduce complexity by simplifying workflows and empowering customers with effective and easy to use solutions. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good. For more information, visit my.canon, or follow the Official Facebook page and the Official Instagram page.