Canon signs global partnership with Volkswagen for managed print services
Canon Inc. announced today that the Company has signed a global service agreement with German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen AG for the provision of multifunction office systems and solutions. Over the next few years, Canon will serve as a global partner to Volkswagen, providing managed print services through Canon multifunction office systems and solutions to Volkswagen group operating bases worldwide.
Through the comprehensive agreement, Canon will deliver Canon multifunction office systems and laser printers to global Volkswagen group offices and factories and provide assorted solutions and services. About the partnership, Mr. Andreas Wiedemann, Head of Printing Service Governance, Volkswagen AG, said, "VW are very pleased to be working with Canon for the supply and management of our printing requirements across our sites globally."
Canon say a major factor in winning this major account was its advanced technological capabilities and highly reliable equipment, which make possible the same solutions in any region around the world, as well as the new development of applications tailored to meet unique customer needs, combined with the Company's proactive initiatives aimed at protecting the environment, including efforts to develop products that deliver high environmental performance.
Geoff Slaughter, Group Director for Global Services at Canon Europe, comments: "We are proud to announce our partnership with the prestigious and innovative Volkswagen group. With a comprehensive agreement in place, focused strongly on services and print management, we look forward to further developing this relationship as we commit to delivering the global capability, consistency and control required for a successful international partnership."