Canon Maxify

…..As Authorized Distributor to create and support an extensive managed printing & digitization Ecosystem in Kenya

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 17, 2022/ — In alignment with the company’s core pillars of innovation and diversification, Canon ( recently joined hands with Copy Cat group as an authorized distributor, to further augment its B2B printing solution offerings in the Kenyan market.

This alliance between the two companies is envisioned to fortify Canon’s connection with its East-African consumers through Copy Cat’s widespread presence and reach.

Canon Central and North Africa announced today of its business partnership with Copy Cat group as an authorized distributor to further fortify its commitment in Kenya by operating closer to its customers and meeting their demands in the rapidly evolving market, by establishing a strong route to market through a highly respected printing solutions provider.

The B2B partnership highlights Canon’s corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ meaning living and working together for the common good, thus ensuring the company’s B2B portfolio of printing & copier products & MPS solutions, become accessible to all industry verticals such as Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Education and more.

Established 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, Cyber Security, Cloud, and Application Services. Copy Cat also offers Office Automation services including printers, scanners, document management software & banking machines such as note counters and depositors. This mutual effort put forward by Canon and Copy Cat is intended at strengthening the printing landscape as well as nurturing the spirit of innovation and development in Kenya and East Africa.

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“We are extremely excited and proud to join hands with the Copy Cat Group and I am affirmative that this partnership will propel the development of the managed print & document solutions industry in Kenya by strengthening distribution of our innovative solutions in the market in various sectors such as banking, healthcare, and education.

Canon is consistently innovating to develop new technologies across a range of sectors that can meet the demands of our rapidly growing market as well as diversify into new industries including medicine, space exploration, smart cities, and more to adapt to changing market trends.

This partnership will strengthen Canon’s offerings in Kenya and East-Africa markets by aligning our visions with Copy Cat’s outstanding level of skills and experience of connecting local needs with global technology,” – commented Somesh Adukia – Managing Director, Canon Central, and North Africa

Closer to Customer – Collaborate to Win

For years, Canon has continued to deploy its closer-to-customer strategy by strengthening its distribution network in various regions. Canon’s emphasis on innovation has allowed it to deliver cutting-edge technology for over 80 years, and this singular vision has shaped the evolution of the company as it pioneers various industry verticals across Africa.

By tapping into the significant gap between customer demand and service offerings in the print market, the partnership between Canon and Copy Cat will help meet soaring customer demand from diverse industry sectors.

As a thumb rule, Canon combines best-in-class technology with a portfolio of services and support and invests heavily to give its partners industry-leading products and packages to sell. Canon aims to create a winning environment for Copy Cat by empowering them through exceptionally high-grade products, lucrative packages as well as sales support, tools, insights, thereby creating an ecosystem to excel with a holistic 360-degree approach.

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“Partnering with Canon is a brilliant milestone for us at Copy Cat, we are thrilled to have the support of Canon, a World leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging and printing equipment and information systems. Our partnership stems from our combined goal of bringing innovative technologies to Kenya and East Africa and serving the swiftly evolving consumer needs from the market.

There are many industries in Kenya that are in high need of excellently managed printing solutions and through our partnership with Canon, we aspire to cater to these unmet demands from across industries to support them in growing their business.

Together, we are now equipped to serve our customers from a stronger position ensuring that they receive a great value-proposition from us. This is the beginning of an extremely exciting journey,” remarked Vishal Patel, Managing Director – Copy Cat.

With its strong foothold in terms of technology 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 strength to establish a robust and resilient printing eco-system to meet unmet customer demands from various industry verticals across Kenya and East Africa.

About Canon Central and North Africa:
Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) ( is a division within Canon Middle East FZ LLC (CME), a subsidiary of Canon Europe.

The formation of CCNA in 2016 was a strategic step that aimed to enhance Canon’s business within the African region – by strengthening Canon’s in-country presence and focus.

CCNA also demonstrates Canon’s commitment to operating closer to its customers and meeting their demands in the rapidly evolving African market.

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Canon has been represented in the African continent for more than 15 years through distributors and partners that have successfully built a solid customer base in the region. CCNA ensures the provision of high-quality, technologically advanced products that meet the requirements of Africa’s rapidly evolving marketplace. With over 100 employees, CCNA manages sales and marketing activities across 44 countries in Africa.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei ( – ‘living and working together for the common good’. CCNA pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s 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 bounds of what is possible – helping us to see our world in ways we never have before. We help bring creativity to life, one image at a time. Because when we can see our world, we can transform it for the better. For more information:

About Copy Cat Group:
For over three decades, Copy Cat Group has powered East Africa’s digital transformation.

Copy Cat continues to bring state-of-the-art technology to the region; leveraging its extensive local knowledge and technical expertise to empower our customers.

Since its inception, Copy Cat has provided unique, tailored, IT and office automation business solutions to large, small and mid-sized organizations across East Africa. We partner with the leading global brands to provide solutions that are designed and delivered to exceed our customers’ expectations. To learn more, visit

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