• Bloomberg


Canon Inc. said Thursday it will invest ¥140 billion from now until 2009 to produce more toner cartridges used in printers and photocopiers as demand increases.

Japan’s biggest office equipment maker will spend ¥80 billion to build a new factory in Hita, Oita Prefecture, and use the remaining amount to expand production capacity of existing plants, said spokesman Hiroshi Yoshinaga.

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