Canon sweeps prestigious 2017 BLI awards for wide format printers

Canon wins BLI’s coveted 2017 Wide Format Printer Line of the Year award for its outstanding reliability, superb user experience, efficiency-boosting innovations, and exceptional image quality.

Adding several new trophies to its shelves, Canon swept the Wide Format category of the prestigious BLI Pick awards for 2017. The company took home the coveted Wide Format Printer Line of the Year award, which recognized the Canon imagePROGRAF range for its overall excellence, as well as in individual awards for Outstanding Professional Photo and Fine Art Wide-Format Printer, and Outstanding Poster and Indoor Signage Wide-Format Printer.

“As proof of their quality, every Canon wide-format model tested in the past year has earned BLI’s Highly Recommended rating,” adds Marlene Orr, Director of Office Equipment Product Analysis at BLI.

The Pick awards are considered the industry standard. Presented by the Buyers Laboratory LLC (or BLI), they’re based on a months-long battery of exhaustive lab tests that measure durability, efficiency, innovation and excellence. Canon won the award for outstanding reliability across all devices tested, superb user experience, efficiency-boosting innovations and—naturally—out-of-the-park results in image quality.

See why Canon's Wide Format Line was best overall

What these awards ultimately show proof of is the tangible value the imagePROGRAF line provides to users. Stacked up against the competitors in real world scenarios, the imagePROGRAF line stood out in print speeds, showcasing higher job stream and throughput performance.

Whether it’s the newly developed LUCIA PRO pigment ink set that extends colour gamuts, or unique functionalities that allow users to easily load and switch between different media types or sizes without having to reload, the BLI report illustrates in detail the technical excellence and innovations of imagePROGRAF line. See for yourself.

Download the full report to learn more about the test criteria and products that earned the BLI Pick award status here:

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