Canon sets the benchmark for highest quality of photo printing; flagship marvel DreamLabo 5000, witnesses 7th Installation in the Country

South India continues to lead in the adoption of the DreamLabo 5000 technology


India, 8th Feb, 2017: Canon India, the imaging leader in the country, is all set to reinforce its foothold in Digital Photo Printing with the seventh installation of its flagship offering; DreamLabo 5000. The photo printing marvel from Canon India’s Professional Printing Products portfolio was installed recently at Photopark Digital Press at Padma Junction in Kochi.

Present in the city for the inauguration, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “At Canon India, we take utmost pride in offering innovatively preeminent solutions to the imaging industry. Understanding the significance and relevance of wedding culture in India, we are elated to extend the prowess of Canon DreamLabo5000. This is our seventh installation for the marvel in the country up until now, and it gives us immense pride to share that India is leading our South East Asia chart in adopting this technology. Kochi has been a significant market for us, with this being the city’s third installation, we would like to congratulate the region for being an early adopter of our eminent inkjet photo printing technology.”

“We take pride in being enablers in the imaging arena; with our complete portfolio of input to output solutions. Our products like EOS 5D mark IV and DreamLabo 5000 have revolutionized the wedding photography and printing industry in the country,” added Mr. Kobayashi.

Mr. Puneet Datta, Director, Professional Printing Products, Canon India, said, “There has been an increasing demand for high definition photo shooting and printing in India which is led by wedding photography segment. Along these lines, there has been a tremendous opportunity for premium photo printing in the industry. Our DreamLabo5000 has become a benchmark for the best imaging solution for the industry globally. Delivering a new standard of photo quality coupled with high productivity, DreamLabo5000 revolutionizing the photo printing industry by providing a high quality alternative to the traditional silver halide technology. Furthermore, the premium quality printing offers both the production photo and the small batch print-on-demand (POD) markets substantial new revenue streams. Our partner; Photopark Digital Press has been addressing customer’s printing requirements, for three decades now. We look forward to contributing to their endeavor of staying a step ahead of their customer’s demands.”


Mr. Louis Francis, Managing Partner, Photopark Digital Press, said, “We are committed to provide the best printing solutions to our customers, which include professional, amateur and freelance photographers. Our Photopark group has evolved over the last thirty years, as per the needs and demands of the customers. We are the pioneers of silver halide printing in the region and the quality of our colour prints is a benchmark in the industry. With the installation of Dreamlabo 5000, we are looking forward to revolutionize the wedding printing industry with Canon’s renowned inkjet photo printing technology. We are confident that DreamLabo 5000 with its state of the art technology will strengthen our endeavor of increased and effective customer outreach and will contribute towards our growth”

Features of DreamLabo 5000

The DreamLabo 5000 is set to revolutionize the photo production printing market by utilizing Canon’s eminent inkjet photo printing technology on the production scale. With highest levels of precision printing at outstanding speeds and the absence of harmful chemicals, the DreamLabo 5000 provides superior alternative to conventional silver halide technology. The DreamLabo 5000 features a high-density print head, enabling over 300 mm wide printing output and incorporates Canon’s FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) technology. When used in combination with the automatic double-sided printing function up to 12×25 inch size, the DreamLabo 5000 is equipped for printing around 1000 pages of A4 size content and 2300 pages of 4×6’ size content per hour.

DreamLabo 5000 utilizations a seven-shading color based ink framework that conveys smooth degree. Utilizing picture handling innovation that makes utilization of the full scope of Canon’s one of a kind inkjet printing shading range, the new printer empowers the yield of photograph pictures with a level of color representation which comprehensively outperforms that of ordinary silver halide.

This is the 7th successful installation in the country and the DreamLabo 5000 has previously been installed in cities such as Kochi, Bangalore, Mysore, Vijayawada etc.

About Canon Group

Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 367 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,673 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2016).

About Canon India

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 250 own retail stores accredited as “Image Square” across 200 cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 17,774 PIN codes across India – which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 Camera repair centers, 236 Printer repair centers, 185 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers.

In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2017, the imaging leader recorded a double digit growth over the same period last year.