In line with the company’s fundamental pillars of innovation and diversification, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) recently joined the Copy Cat Group as an authorized distributor, to further increase its B2B printing solutions offerings in the Kenyan market. This alliance between the two companies aims to strengthen Canon’s connection with its East African consumers through Copy Cat’s expanded presence and reach.
Canon Central and North Africa today announced its business partnership with Copy Cat Group as an Authorized Distributor to further strengthen its commitment to Kenya by operating closer to its customers and meeting their demands in a rapidly changing market. , establishing a strong path to market with a highly respected print solutions provider. The B2B partnership highlights Canon’s corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ which means living and working together for the common good, ensuring that the company’s B2B portfolio of print and copy products and MPS solutions becomes accessible to all industry verticals such as banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, education and more.
Founded in 1984, Copy Cat is a leading technology company in East Africa specializing in office automation and IT solutions. Their portfolio includes IT services such as software, hardware, network, cybersecurity, cloud, and application services. Copy Cat also offers office automation services including printers, scanners, document management software, and ATMs such as bill counters and depositors. This mutual effort put forward by Canon and Copy Cat aims to strengthen the printing landscape as well as nurture the spirit of innovation and development in Kenya and East Africa.
“We are extremely excited and proud to partner with Copy Cat Group and I am confident that this partnership will propel the development of the print and managed document solutions industry in Kenya by strengthening the distribution of our innovative solutions in the market. in various sectors such as banking, healthcare and education.Canon is constantly innovating to develop new technologies in a range of sectors that can meet the demands of our rapidly growing market and diversify into new industries, including medical , space exploration, smart cities and more to adapt to changing market trends.This partnership will strengthen Canon’s offerings in the Kenyan and East African markets by aligning our visions on the level exceptional skills and experience of Copy Cat in connecting local needs to global technology,” commented Somesh Aduki a, Managing Director, Canon Central and North Africa.
Closer to the Customer – Collaborate to Win
For years, Canon has continued to deploy its customer proximity strategy by strengthening its distribution network in different regions. Canon’s focus on innovation has enabled it to deliver cutting-edge technology for more than 80 years, and this singular vision has shaped the evolution of the company as it pioneers various verticals across Africa. By exploiting the significant gap between customer demand and service offerings in the print market, Canon’s partnership with Copy Cat will help meet the growing demand from customers across various industry sectors. Typically, Canon combines best-in-class technology with a portfolio of services and support and invests heavily to offer its partners industry-leading products and packages for sale. Canon aims to create a winning environment for Copy Cat by empowering them with exceptional quality products, lucrative packages as well as sales support, tools, information, creating an ecosystem to excel with a 360 degree holistic approach.
“Partnering with Canon is a brilliant step for us at Copy Cat, we are delighted to have the support of Canon, a world leader in professional and consumer imaging and printing equipment and computer systems. information.Our partnership stems from our combined goal of bringing innovative technologies to Kenya and East Africa and meeting the rapidly changing needs of market consumers.Many industries in Kenya are in great need of excellent technology solutions. managed printing and, through our partnership with Canon, we aspire to address these unmet demands from all industries to help them grow their business.Together, we are now equipped to serve our customers from a more powerful position. strong in ensuring they receive a great value proposition from us. This is the start of a hugely exciting journey,” said Vishal Patel, Managing Director head of Copy Cat.
With its strong technology presence in Kenya, Copy Cat will further strengthen its portfolio by adding Canon’s exceptional service offerings to customers. The two companies will play to each other’s strengths to establish a robust and resilient printing ecosystem to meet the unmet demands of customers in various industry verticals across Kenya and East Africa.
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On Canon Central and North Africa:
Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (Canon-CNA.com) is a division of Canon Middle East FZ LLC (CME), a subsidiary of Canon Europe. The formation of CCNA in 2016 was a strategic step that aimed to improve Canon’s business in the Africa region – strengthening Canon’s presence and focus in the country. CCNA also demonstrates Canon’s commitment to getting closer to its customers and meeting their demands in the rapidly changing African market.
Canon has been represented on the African continent for over 15 years through distributors and partners who have successfully built a strong customer base in the region. CCNA guarantees the supply of high quality and technologically advanced products that meet the demands of Africa’s rapidly changing market. With over 100 employees, CCNA manages sales and marketing activities in 44 countries in Africa.
Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei (https://bit.ly/37DGs0Z) – “living and working together for the common good”. CCNA pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and helping customers reduce theirs by using Canon products, solutions and services. At Canon, we are pioneers, constantly redefining the world of imaging for the greater good. Through our technology and our spirit of innovation, we push the boundaries of what’s possible – helping us see our world in ways we’ve never seen before. We help bring creativity to life, one image at a time. Because when we can see our world, we can change it for the better. For more information: Canon-CNA.com
About Copy Cat Group:
For over three decades, Copy Cat Group has powered East Africa’s digital transformation.
Copy Cat continues to bring cutting-edge technology to the region; leveraging his extensive local knowledge and technical expertise to empower our customers.
Since its inception, Copy Cat has provided unique and bespoke IT and office business solutions to large, small and medium enterprises across East Africa. We partner with the world’s leading brands to provide solutions designed and delivered to exceed our customers’ expectations. To learn more, visit www.CopyCatGroup.com