Canon Opens New Plant for Cartridge Assembly

Sprovieri, John
September 2009
Assembly;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p16
The article discusses the opening of Canon's new production plant in Newport News, Virginia, in May 2009. It states that the facility will assemble toner cartridges for laser printers and claims it is highly automated which carry parts from the molding operation to the assembly area in automated guided vehicles. It adds that Canon's Virginia operation will exceed 640 million U.S. dollars, and will create more than 1,000 new jobs by year 2012.


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