MADISON, Wis., July 6, 2016 – Canon U.S.A.’s Chairman and CEO Joe Adachi presented Gordon

Flesch Company (GFC) CEO Tom Flesch with a special award recognizing GFC’s 60th anniversary.

Canon presented GFC with a commemorative award last month at The Canon Advanced Partner Program dealer meeting in Los Angeles. The Advanced Partner Program is an elite organization, with fewer than 10 percent of Canon authorized dealers qualifying for the program. In order to qualify, the dealer must provide high quality products with the highest quality service and business practices.

“We are grateful to Canon for presenting us with this award commemorating our 60 years of service,” said Mr. Flesch. “GFC is proud to be a top dealer for Canon, providing our customers with the highest quality products in business technology.”

“With this award, we recognize GFC’s many accomplishments throughout the years, including their 60 years of service, which is an accomplishment in and of itself,” said Mr. Adachi.

The Gordon Flesch Company was started in 1956 by Tom Flesch’s father Gordon, who was a pioneer in bringing modern business technology to businesses in the greater Madison, Wisconsin area. Gordon revolutionized the way companies did business by providing the newest technologies to make their business more efficient and profitable.

Sixty years later, Gordon’s sons, John, Tom and Bill, and grandsons Patrick and Mark, remain committed to his vision of utilizing premier customer service and the latest technology to improve businesses across all industries. Today, The Gordon Flesch Company is the Midwest’s single, reliable and respected resource for business technology solutions that deliver guaranteed results, in both business technology equipment and solutions.

About The Gordon Flesch Company

The Gordon Flesch Company is one of the largest independent providers of office technology solutions in the nation. Family-owned since 1956, the Gordon Flesch Company employs more than 600 people throughout 23 offices in the Midwest, with their corporate office in Madison, Wisconsin. GFC delivers unique business process expertise to solve challenging problems and help achieve organizational goals. This includes integrating industry-leading software and hardware to build custom solutions that are supported by technical expertise, customer service and flexible, in-house financial services. Follow us on Twitter at @GordonFlesch.

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 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2016. 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 from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact

† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.