FedEx Office announced plans to install 12,000 new Canon and HP printing devices across more than 1,800 locations in Canada and the United States. Back in September 2009, HP and Canon announced an alliance to jointly market and distribute multifunction office systems.
Beginning next month, FedEx Office (formerly FedEx Kinko’s) will use Canon and HP as sole-source providers. The majority of the imaging equipment will be installed over the next 12 months.
“In Canon and HP, we are choosing two companies that understand our business and whose incomparable reputations, brands and histories of innovation align with our vision to bring customer ideas to life through the world’s best print-on-demand network,” said Brian Philips, President and CEO of FedEx Office, in a press release.
The new devices to be deployed by FedEx, according to the press release, include Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE and imagePRESS systems, while HP is providing online and cloud-printing applications, as well as Designjet large-format printers.