Canon Central and North Africa has announced its business partnership with Copy Cat group as its authorized distributor for its printing solutions in Kenya.
Canon says the B2B partnership announced on Thursday highlights its corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ meaning living and working together for the common good. This will ensure the company’s B2B portfolio of printing and copier products and MPS solutions, become accessible to all industry verticals such as Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Education and more.
“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 and document solutions industry in Kenya by strengthening distribution of our innovative solutions in the market in various sectors such as banking, healthcare and education.” Somesh Adukia – Managing Director, Canon Central and North Africa said.
Somesh added that 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 diversifying 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,” he added.
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 and 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.
“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. ” Vishal Patel, Managing Director – Copy Cat said.
”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 excellent 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,” he added.
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 say they 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.