Canon U.S.A. Takes Flight at the 44th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®

Celebrating the Beginning of a Three-year Sponsorship, the Company
Launched the Canon See Impossible Balloon into the Gorgeous New Mexico
Sky during the Opening Mass Ascension

MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the Presenting Sponsor and Official Imaging Company of the 44th
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader
in digital imaging solutions, led the spectacularly colorful,
world-renowned primary mass ascension of the world’s premiere balloon
event with the first official flight of the Canon See Impossible Balloon.

On Saturday October 3, 2015, in Albuquerque New Mexico, the Canon See
Impossible Balloon led more than 500 colorful hot air and gas balloons
operated by pilots from more than 22 countries around the world to take
flight in unity. From the event grounds to the vast New Mexico sky,
Canon’s presence at and in support of the Albuquerque International
Balloon Fiesta encourages and empowers attendees from all over the world
to capture and print these once in a lifetime moments using tools that
authentically represent the fiesta’s vibrant glow.

Throughout the event, Canon also offers attendees the chance to
experience the wide array of its photographic and printing products and
provides educational experiences to help attendees capture the colorful
balloons and vivid imagery all around them.

For more information and the full list of Canon U.S.A. products, visit: http://www.usa.canon.com

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the
United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico)
markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent
company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents
granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired
Companies in 2015. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of
customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes.
Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social
and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas
Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition
for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of
high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and
Trademark Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of
their respective owners.

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Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Angelique Ferrante,
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aferrante@cusa.canon.com
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Nofi, 631-330-3783
lnofi@cusa.canon.com