Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia, is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Since opening in 1985, Canon Virginia has expanded and now boasts a capital investment of more than $700 million, 5 facilities, 2 million square feet of floor space, and 2,000 dedicated employees. In 2009, Canon added a new state-of-the art facility that incorporates the latest in high speed automated manufacturing technology to produce cartridges for laser printers. Canon Virginia has manufactured millions of Canon copiers, printers, and cartridges. Canon uses its Pack Mules for moving both materials and personnel across its extensive facilities.