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Canon achieves supplier status in new Crown Commercial Service’s purchasing framework

Canon is excited to announce it has been awarded ‘supplier status’ in Lot 2 and 3 of Crown Commercial Service’s Multifunctional Devices, Print and Digital Workflow Software Services and Managed Print Service Provision framework. The move will allow public sector organisations from across all sectors and regions of the UK, to have access to Canon’s range of products, software and services. 

Crown Commercial Services (CCS) supports the public sector in achieving maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2020 to 2021, CCS helped the public sector achieve commercial benefits equal to £2.04 billion – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

Canon’s place on the framework will cover the supply of products, software and services across its Document Solutions, Wide Format Print, Production Print and Canon Business Services business units – delivering a full end to end solution for customers. Through Canon’s offering, the framework will be able to support organisations with delivering digital transformation as well as providing bespoke solutions to support wider strategic objectives.

Canon’s inclusion in this latest update is based on meeting a number of important evaluation criteria, including value for money, quality, and capability benchmarks. Both Lot 2 and Lot 3 of the new framework cover the provision of Multifunctional Devices (MFDs) including Print Management, Digital Workflow Software and Associated Services. However, Lot 3 will cater specifically for organisations who wish to procure these solutions under a Managed Service Provision agreement.

Canon’s inclusion on the new framework will run for four years until 2025, and its offering responds to the wider shift towards digitalisation across the sector.

Paul Isaacs, Director of Direct Sales at Canon UK & Ireland, comments: “We’re delighted to be part of this important framework which allows us to offer our unrivalled portfolio to the public and third sectors. Through our work with CCS, we will offer organisations the best products and technology to support digital transformation strategies and document management processes. We’re already a significant supplier to these sectors, and our inclusion on the framework will reinforce this position.”

About Canon UK

Canon (UK) Ltd is the UK & Ireland marketing and sales operation for Canon Inc., employing around 1,400 people.

Founded in 1937 with the specific goal of making the best quality camera available to customers, Canon’s tireless passion for the Power of Image has since extended its technology into many other markets and has established it as a world leader in both consumer and business imaging solutions.  Its solutions comprise products, ranging from digital compact and SLR cameras, through broadcast lenses and portable X-ray machines, to multi-function and production printers, all supported by a range of value added services.

Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the most innovative products and services to satisfy customers’ creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei – ‘living and working together for the common good’. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s products, solutions and services. Canon has achieved global certification to ISO 14001, demonstrating a world-class environmental management standard.

For further information about Canon UK please visit http://www.canon.co.uk/

About Crown Commercial Service (CCS)

CCS is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.

To find out more about CCS, visit:www.crowncommercial.gov.uk