Create and Print Informational COVID-19 Related Signage Through Canon’s PosterArtist Software and imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers

As businesses begin to reopen, Canon offers customizable templates to help keep the public safe

Canon offers customizable COVID-19 sign templates to help keep the public safe

BRAMPTON, ON., JUNE 22, 2020 – Aligning with the company’s commitment to supporting the needs of its customers, Canon Canada, Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is announcing that imagePROGRAF customers can now download and customize templates to print signage and posters highlighting COVID-19 safety guidelines, as currently recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)*.


Using Canon’s PosterArtist/PosterArtist Lite software, not only can businesses utilize the designs already created within the software, they also have the flexibility to personalize the templates to include their brand name and messaging, or even create their own images. Available in 13 languages, the software includes templates that are ideal for wall and floor displays, as well as signs for a variety of venues and applications to provide customers with safety information, including instructions on hand washing, wearing face coverings, social distancing and other directives as currently recommended by the CDC. These signs can also be used by retail and hospitality businesses to help promote details specific to their business, such as curbside pickup, hours of operations and maximum capacity, as well as educational institutions to promote safety practices and directional signage.


With a large variety of templates, photos, and clip-art to choose from, Canon’s PosterArtist Lite software is available as a download at no additional charge to provide imagePROGRAF customers with the tools to create and print high-quality images, posters and office documents.


From letter size flyers to large-scale banners, customers who have downloaded PosterArtist Lite, or purchased the full version of the PosterArtist software, can also easily print high-quality content with certain compatible Canon printers, which include select imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageCLASS, imagePRESS/imagePRESS Lite C165, PIXMA devices, and imagePROGRAF printers (see full list of compatible devices here). Additionally, through a combination of Canon’s PosterArtist/PosterArtist Lite software, LUCIA Pigment Ink and water resistant media, customers can easily produce and design prints and informational materials for their businesses.


The new COVID-19 signage templates are available once you download PosterArtist Lite (available for PC only) or when you purchase the full version of PosterArtist for $599.99 CAD** MSRP (available for PC only). Several designs specific to COVID-19 safety guidelines as recommended by the CDC are available now and others will be released over the next few weeks.


About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. Inc., is a leading provider of consumer and business-to-business digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.


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*Templates designs based on CDC Guidelines as of June 2020. CDC Guidelines are subject to change and nothing hereunder is intended to constitute legal advice. Users should consult with their own legal counsel to ensure compliance with COVID 19 related state and federal laws, orders, regulations and guidelines.


**Actual prices set by dealers and may vary. Specifications and availability subject to change without notice.