Canon Inc., established in August 1937, with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese multinational corporation specialised in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers and medical equipment. To date, Canon has consistently stayed ahead of the times and created numerous world-leading products. Canon’s history is a history of embracing challenges, a history of unwavering dedication and diligence. With their motto of ‘Change is Progress’ ‘Transformation is Advancement’, Canon aims to recapture growth and implement various initiatives to achieve its targets and be an excellent global corporation.
Its corporate philosophy is ‘Kyosei’ conveying a dedication to see all people, regardless of culture, customs, language or race, living in harmony and working together.
Canon’s goal is to contribute to global prosperity and well-being of mankind.
1. Canon has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange
2. Canon launched the the world’s first camera with an embedded micro-computer
3. Canon Europe has been a partner of World Press Photo for 20 years and helps set professional standards in photography