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Canon Inc. (キヤノン株式会社, Kyanon kabushiki gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan, specializing in optical, imaging, and industrial products, such as lenses, cameras, medical equipment, scanners, printers, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment.[3][4]

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Canon Inc.
Native name
キヤノン株式会社
Kyanon kabushiki gaisha
TypePublic KK
IndustryElectronics
Founded10 August 1937; 85 years ago (1937-08-10) (as Seikikōgaku kenkyūsho; Jpn. 精機光學研究所, Precision Optical Industry Co. Ltd.)
Tokyo, Japan
Founder
  • Goro Yoshida
  • Saburo Uchida
  • Takeo Maeda
Headquarters,
Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Fujio Mitarai (Chairman & CEO)
Products
Revenue¥3.59 trillion US$32.67 billion (2019)[1]
¥174.67 billion US$1.59 billion (2019)[1]
¥125.11 billion US$1.14 billion (2019)[1]
Total assets¥4.77 trillion US$43.35 billion (2019)[1]
Total equity¥2.69 trillion US$24.48 billion (2019)[1]
Number of employees
184,034 (2021)[2]
DivisionsOffice Business Unit, Consumer Business Unit, Industry and Others Business Unit
Subsidiaries
Websiteglobal.canon
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Canon has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX Core30 and Nikkei 225 index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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