India, December 27, 2018

Canon India, one of the famous imaging players, has introduced the installation of its flagship imagePRESS C8000VP at iCards Printers, a first for Telangana. The inauguration of this machine was held in the eminent presence of Mr. Puneet Datta, Director of Professional Printing Products (PPP), Canon India.  This machine combines exceptional quality, efficiency and adaptability to give excellent results across a variety of applications and meet the needs of the customer.

The imagePRESS C8000VP series has introduced more than 75 installations and fascinated various industries across the country. It has taken the digital color printing to the next level. Along with the introduction of C8000VP, iCards is also a proud user of Canon imagePRESS C700VP.

Mr. Puneet Datta, Director of Professional Printing Products (PPP), Canon India gave his views on the rising demand for the machine and said, “At Canon, we are committed to lead by innovation and adopt newer technology at par with the ever-changing requirements of our customersOur flagship model, imagePRESS C8000VP echoes our efforts at revolutionizing the professional printing space and empowering small businesses in the country. Taking digital colour printing to the next level, we are happy to see the iPR C8000VP get its first footprint in Telangana, through iCards Printers. Our second association with iCards, is a testimony to the trust that has been instilled by our customers, which always drives us to do better. We are positive that the installation will prove to be an important milestone in their growth journey.”


He further added, “With this installation, this space has become like a Canon hub, with a Canon Image Square, our retail store and our flagship Professional Printing product DreamLabo 5000, both available at a walking distance. This is tangible proof of our commitment to this geography, including Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, we have 2 of our DreamLabo’s installed here. Through our continued stance at innovation and customer delight, we will continue our commitment. We aim to expand to nearly 125 cities in a span of three years with the support of our channel partners with a long-term goal of occupying 30% market share in the professional printing space by 2020.”

iCards is a popular establishment in Telangana and has reached the requirements of the customers by providing them a one-stop destination. They have developed a firm grip in the industry by reaching the needs of the customers.


On the special moment of installation, Mr. Mani Varghese the managing director of iCards said, Canon is a reputed brand in the country, known for its stride in innovation in the professional printing space. With imagePRESS C700, we were able to win the trust of our customers and grow our business exponentially. Being associated with the brand for over 4 years now, we are proud to add imagePRESS C8000VP to our Canon portfolio today. The machine is designed to meet the evolving requirements of customers, enabling higher production volumes without compromising on quality. The installation is in line with our vision to expand our services and cater to a larger client base, strengthening our foothold in the region.”


Features of imagePress C8000VP:


  • Perfect end-to-end productivity: Having a speed of 80ppm, the machine gives an optimum productivity range up to 3350gsm. Due to the dual fixing unit and cooling capability, the machine provides a perfect mixed media handling and with the external heat belt, it gives a stable fixing performance at high speed.
  • Remarkable print quality:  iPR C8000VP has innovative technologies, which will provide state-of-art quality from first to last print without affecting productivity. The machine operates Canon’s newly developed innovative consistency vivid (CV) toner which increases the transfer efficiency for intensified colour consistency and accuracy. The printer has 2400 x 2400 dpi resolution providing a higher precision in the printing of text and images. It has an in-line spectroscopic sensor and a new Multi-Density Adjustment Technology (Multi D.A.T) that will convey a real-time color calibration to provide consistent quality day after day with minimal operator intervention.
  • Extreme versatility: The imagePRESS C8000VP provides a high range of digital front ends and an in-line finishing potential that allows the formation of extensive and innovative applications. The aim of the machine is to take the digital printing to a higher level and it also supports a range of additional formats including SRA3, A3, A4R, and A5 with inline creasing also available.