Canon Leads the Copier Market26 Sep, 2002
Canon Leads the Copier Market
Canon U.S.A., 4Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc. and a leader in imaging solutions, has expanded its #1 leadership position in the analog and digital plain paper black-and-white copier market.
During the first half of 2002, according to Gartner Dataquest, a unit of Gartner Inc. and one of the world's leading research and advisory firms, Canon ranked #1, with 35.3 percent of the market, for total analog and digital copiers sold. Canon also was #1, with 22.7 percent of the market, for the digital copier segment. (U.S Printer and Copier Quarterly Statistics Database, August 28, 2002.)
According to Dataquest, for combined analog and digital shipments of plain paper copiers in the U.S., Canon's delivery of 286,854 units is more than twice the number sold by its nearest competitor. In digital units, Canon shipped 143,309 units to achieve the top ranking.