Canon honours UAE partners for 2015 performance
Introduces new PIXMA G series printers with refillable ink tanks for homes and offices
Canon Middle East, has awarded its top performing channel partners in the Office Personal Products (OPP) and Office Imaging Products (OIP) categories.
Alongside the awards ceremony, Canon Middle East unveiled three new printers – the PIXMA G1400, PIXMA G2400 and PIXMA G3400 for the UAE market. All three printers are capable of printing up to 7,000 colour and 6,000 black pages from a single set of ink bottles. Featuring Canon’s brand new Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS), each printer uses refillable ink tanks to offer volume printing that significantly reduces ongoing ink expenditure.
“The demand for cost effective all-in-one office inkjet printers has significantly increased within the segment of home office users in the UAE. For offices where high yield printing is the norm, or home users who enjoy printing all their best photographs, these printers offer genuine value and low cost printing, with an unrivalled page number output for ultimate productivity. We are happy to cater to this growing segment and take forward Canon’s vision of providing cutting-edge technology to business and home-office users,” said Hendrik Verbrugghe, Marketing Director, Canon Middle East.
The launch event saw the participation of Canon Middle East’s tier-1 partners – Redington Gulf and Simba Global along with other major tier-2 partners which included IT dealers, system integrators and resellers. A total of nine awards were handed out which also included an award for the best performing partner of 2015 won by Blue Bell Computers.
In the OPP InkJet category, Earth Gate Trading won the award for the best performer of 2015 whereas in the Laser category, Print Land Trading took the honours. In the OIP segment for the Black & White printer category, JTC international FZ won the award for the best performer in 2015. In the consumables category, Satrah Computers won in the OPP segment while Era Trading were adjudged winners in the OIP segment.
Recognising partners, Canon Middle East acknowledged their long-standing relationship with Accent Office Supplies with ‘Consistent Long-Term Strategic Partner’ award and with an aim to welcome new partners, honoured DKA and Tina Technology with the ‘2015 New Rising Partner’ awards.
“Canon is a leader in the imaging and business solutions category in terms of technology, performance and range. This success has been built on many factors, including our product range, the service we offer, and importantly, our ongoing programme for the development of Channel Partners across the region. As part of our ongoing partner programme, Canon Middle East seeks to continuously recognise the contribution of key players and team members of the IT Dealer Channel who contribute to our success,” said Verbrugghe.
Earlier, as part of the event, Jeetendra Berry, Vice President of Redington Gulf and Ramzan Shafee, Business Development Manager, Simba Gulf welcomed the attendees while Venkatasubramanian Hariharan, Regional Sales Director, Canon Middle East unveiled the CME direction for the year 2016. Anup Kodakkal from the product management team unveiled the new PIXMA G series printers.