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Kyocera named Best A4 Manufacturer and Best Technical Service Provider at 2023 Frank Awards


Mississauga, Canada – Kyocera Document Solutions Canada, Ltd. is delighted to announce that Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. has won two awards at The Cannata Report’s prestigious 2023 Frank Awards, as voted for by dealers in the industry.

Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. is in celebratory mood following its recent success at The Cannata Report’s 2023 edition of the Frank Awards where it was named Best A4 Manufacturer for a sixth consecutive year and Best Technical Service Provider. This is the first time that Kyocera has won two Frank Awards in the same year, further proof of the organization’s commitment to excellence.

“Receiving two Frank Awards in two completely different categories this year is particularly satisfying for our organization,” says Óscar Sánchez, President & CEO of Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.

From left to right: David Ramos, Chief Strategy Officer at Visual Edge IT; Óscar Sánchez, President and Chief Executive Offer at Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Frank Zupa, Vice President of Customer Operations at Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; Brian Frank, Chief Operating Officer at Visual Edge IT.

“On one hand, being named Best A4 Manufacturer for the sixth year in a row shows the consistent quality of products we are delivering to the market; on the other hand, the Best Technical Service Provider award demonstrates the tremendous work our technicians are carrying out in the field across the country every day. Our latest successes at the Frank Awards demonstrates that with Kyocera, customers have a partner that has their needs covered from start to finish.”

Kyocera has become the independent dealer’s preferred manufacturer for A4 MFPs."

The Frank Awards ceremony took place during the 38th Annual Awards & Charities Gala at The Madison Hotel, NJ on Thursday, November 2nd, 2023, with baseball legend Mariano Rivera as a special guest. The gala raised $232,000 for The Mariano Rivera Foundation, which educates young men and women for careers in the print technology industry.

CJ Cannata, president and CEO of The Cannata Report, was on hand to congratulate Kyocera following its double Frank Award wins: “Kyocera has become the independent dealer’s preferred manufacturer for A4 MFPs. They have won the Frank Award in this category for the past six years,” he said.

From left to right: Scott Cullen, Editor-in-Chief at The Cannata Report; José María Estébanez, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.; and Travis Sheffield, Vice President of Acquisitions at UBEO Business Services.

“The channel also recognized Kyocera’s steadfast commitment to service by awarding the manufacturer its first Best Technical Service Provider Frank Award. This is the first year that Kyocera has won two Frank Awards, and I, along with the rest of the team at The Cannata Report, congratulate them on this milestone achievement.”

In addition, José Estébanez, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., highlighted the importance of these recognitions. “The Cannata Report is one of the leading sources of information in our industry, particularly for our valued partners who vote on these awards,” Estébanez said. “To get these nods from dealers of all shapes and sizes across the nation motivates us to achieve our ambitious vision for the future of our organization.”

As Kyocera looks to enjoy a strong finish to the second half of its fiscal year, it already has its sights set on a magnificent seventh-in-a-row win as Best A4 Manufacturer at the 2024 edition of The Cannata Report’s Frank Awards and will be seeking to further cement its reputation among its partners in the industry.


About Kyocera Document Solutions Canada, Ltdc.

Kyocera Document Solutions Canada, Ltd.. is a group company of Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organizations put knowledge to work to drive change. 

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera), a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, smart energy systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2023, the Kyocera Group’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 2 trillion yen (approx. US$15.1 billion). Kyocera is ranked #672 on Forbes magazine’s 2023 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, and has been named by The Wall Street Journal among “The World’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies.”

About The Cannata Report

Since its launch in 1982, The Cannata Report has been the leading intelligence resource for imaging reseller principals and senior executives within the business technology, managed services, and imaging industry. Forward-thinking analysis and thought leadership complement in-depth coverage of a wide range of topics, including professional services, workflow solutions, IT management, office products, production, industrial print, supplies, vendor finance, mergers and acquisitions, breaking news, market trends, and more.

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