About PRINT 17: Toyo Kuwamura of Canon Solutions America

September 8, 2017

csa ToyoToyo Kuwamura is President and CEO of Canon Solutions America and also serves as Canon USA’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Business Imaging Solutions Group. He recently sat with Julie Plata, OutputLinks Communications Group’s co-CEO, to share his thoughts on how Canon’s dedication to innovation will be displayed at PRINT 17.

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Toyo Kuwamura’s Canon career began in 1980 selling copiers in downtown Tokyo. Three years later, he was transferred to New York City as one of Canon’s first overseas trainees. Over his career in Japan, Canada, and the U.S., Toyo has gained a broad understanding of how the different pieces of the Canon Global portfolio come together to offer customers a premier, unified and client centric industry force. Toyo shares, “My primary responsibility, which I take very seriously, is to serve our customers.”

Serving Customers at PRINT 17

Toyo’s commitment to serve customers is one of the reasons Canon is a key supporter of PRINT 17. “PRINT 17 is a great opportunity to interact with customers and gain a better understanding of their requirements, which allows all of us to strategize on how to grow our industry,” says Toyo.

The commitment to serve goes beyond customers to the whole industry, “As the largest U.S. based print show, PRINT 17 is the only event that brings our entire industry together in one place. PRINT 17 provides a great platform to see and review the newest innovations, products, and software that can help customers immediately in their businesses,” states Toyo.

PRINT17 090817Some trade shows are designed to show the industry what is coming in the future. PRINT 17 shows companies how they can improve their businesses today! Moreover, having so much under one roof speeds up the decision-making process by educating people on what is possible with today’s print technology.

Technology Display

Canon Solutions America will be showcasing its latest inkjet technologies in the impressive Canon booth (#1213) located at the immediate front entrance of the exhibit hall.

Since Canon is a leader in the commercial print and graphic art markets, across a broad spectrum of formats from small to large format, booth #1213 will be filled with innovative solutions across their solutions portfolio, including:


  • New inks on the Océ VarioPrint i300
  • Samples of Chromera Inks, which allow cost effective and higher quality printing on uncoated or inkjet treated papers.

Production Printers

  • Océ VarioPrint 6000 series
  • Océ ProStream introduction which will take inkjet quality to incredible new levels
  • Canon Voyager production press replica
  • Canon Voyager applications to illustrate the inkjet production press’s outstanding photo-quality on a range of different media, including standard offset media

Large Format

  • Océ Arizona 1280GT, the award winning, best-selling flatbed printer
  • Océ Colorado 1640, a ground-breaking wide format printer with completely new inkjet technology
  • Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 a new technology with expanded 60" width
  • Canon imagePROGRAF series, a brand new printer series with an entirely new architecture, for the mid to high volume inkjet technical documents market

And, even more incredible innovation from Canon and Océ will be on display in booth #1213.

“We will demonstrate how Canon helps our customers, and the industry, succeed through technology, people, and commitment,” Toyo Kuwamura

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Video:  Toyo Kuwamura describes technologies to be shown in Canon’s booth (#1213) and his vision for the One Canon initiative.

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