October 25, 2000 |
Since it set up shop on the Internet two years ago, Colton-based Ameritek saw its office equipment sales rise to an expected $5 million this year from $2 million in 1998. Canon copiers account for 60% of its sales. Rather than offer congratulations, Canon U.S.A. took legal action against its vendor. The reason? Four of Ameritek's Internet domain names used the word Canon.