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  Short Profile
Canon is one of the world leaders in the field of office equipment and optic machinery.
Canon's activities in Belgium were brought together under Canon Benelux in 1994 with the opening of three branches including one in Diegem employing 220 people for sales and after-sales service.
Canon adheres to a comprehensive company philosophy which emphasises mutual respect and understanding (indicated by the Japanese term 'kyosei') and on contributing to a society in which everyone can develop.
www.ethibel.org /profile/uk/canon_en.html   (563 words)

 Canon Inc. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canon Inc. (TYO: 7751), NYSE: CAJ (in Japanese: キヤノン株式会社), headquartered in Tokyo, is a Japanese company that specialises in imaging and optical products, including cameras, photocopiers and computer printers.
The company was founded in 1933 with the name 精機光学研究所 (Seiki-kougaku-kenkyuujo or Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory) by the co-founder Yoshida Goro and his brother-in-law Uchida Saburo, funded by Takeshi Mitarai, a close friend of Uchida.
Canon at first did not have its own optical factory, so they used lenses made by Nikon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canon_(company)   (302 words)

 Canon (company) article - Canon (company) Tokyo, Japan Japanese company cameras photocopiers computer - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canon, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese company that specialises in imaging and optical products, including cameras, photocopiers and computer printers.
The company was founded in 1933 with the name 精機光学研究所 (Seiki-kougaku laboratory or Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory) by the co-founder Yoshida Goro and his brother-in-law Uchida Saburo, funded by Takeshi Mitarai, a close friend of Uchida.
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 Canon Inc - Company Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canon Inc. was established in 1937 as Seiki Kogaku Kogyo, a manufacturer of high-quality 35mm cameras with the brand name Canon.
Canon's manufacturing operations are conducted primarily at fifteen plants in Japan and thirteen overseas plants which are located in the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Thailand and Mexico.
Canon Inc. operates within the Machinery and Equipment industry, and the sub industry in which it operates is the Business Machines and Office Equipment sector.
www.thecorporatelibrary.com /companies/c/cnny/profile.html   (364 words)

 Dubai Internet City Visions 2005
Canon began life as the creation of two photography enthusiasts, Goro Yoshida and Saburo Uchida, who wanted to make cameras in Japan that were affordable to the average person, and that could compete against the German manufacturers that were considered the best of the day.
Canon was able to break the world record at the GITEX 2003 exhibition in Dubai, UAE, producing the world's longest single-file image with a length of 44.25m.
Canon has carried out the recycling of toner cartridges worldwide for the last ten years and recently set up the mechanism to expand the reuse of parts and recycling of copying machines, as well as developed and adopted recycling technologies.
www.cpilive.net /news_ver2/guides_2005/dic_visions/canon.htm   (3211 words)

 Encyclopedia: Nintendo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata (岩田 聡 Iwata Satoru, born December 6, 1959) is the fourth president of Nintendo Company Limited beginning in 2002, succeeding to the long-standing previous president of the company, Hiroshi Yamauchi.
Nintendo is the longest running company in the history of the video game console market and historically the most influential and best known console manufacturer.
Konami, the first third-party company that was allowed to make cartridges for the Famicom, later challenged this rule by creating a spinoff company, Ultra Games, to release additional games in a single year, although other manufactures followed the same tactic as Konami.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nintendo   (10571 words)

 2.10: Canon, Lone Wolf
Founded in 1933, the company more or less fell apart during World War II, to be reconstituted later by a most unusual man. Takeshi Mitarai, the current president's father, was an obstetrician who had bankrolled some renegade Japanese engineers in their quixotic attempt to build the world's best camera.
Canon would eventually achieve its original goal in 1976 with the AE-1, the first microprocessor-controlled camera, which quickly became the bestselling single lens reflex in the world.
But he works for a company whose specialty is optics, and since light and sound both travel in waves, it was natural to try to apply the principles of optics to audio.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/2.10/canon_pr.html   (4753 words)

 News: Press Releases
Canon, a leader in information management and IT solutions, partnered with eCopy, Inc. a leading provider of products that transform paper documents into digital information, to allow businesses to send electronic copies anywhere in the world with speed and clarity at a minimum cost.
Canon is a world-leading innovator and provider of imaging and information technology solutions for both home and office environments.
Canon (UK) Ltd's main activity is in two clearly defined markets: Business Solutions (IT network consultation and peripherals: photocopiers, printers, faxes, document scanners and multimedia LCD projectors) and Consumer Imaging (input solutions: film and digital cameras, camcorders, binoculars and scanners; and output solutions: Bubble Jet printers and desktop multifunctionals).
www.ecopy.com /europe/news/061003.htm   (995 words)

 Canon Inc. - Company Profile
Canon’s laser beam printers are relatively small in size and have high-quality printing capabilities attributable to Canon’s expertise in laser beam printing and plain paper copying technologies.
Canon’s video camcorders incorporate the same optical technologies and digital signal processing technology as its world-renowned cameras, and come equipped with optical image stabilizers and its one-chip video integrated circuit signal-processing system large scale integration to ensure high image quality.
Canon is the world leader in television broadcasting lenses, which are used to capture images from sports and news events, concerts and studio broadcasts.
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 Press release: distribution agreement with Canon - RAVE Nanomachining
In addition to the parent company, the Canon Sales Group currently encompasses 20 subsidiaries, 18 of which are consolidated, and two affiliates, including one accounted for using the equity method.
Canon Sales has outlined a vision designed to guide the efforts of the Group toward a mature and globally focused entity with leading-edge marketing technologies, and evolve as an advanced digital solutions producer by encouraging creativity and innovation.
The Companies undertake no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
www.ravellc.com /press072803.html   (560 words)

 Canon Technology Solutions- Network & Infrastructure Solutions - Success Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Canon Technology Solutions NIS group conducted an envisioning meeting with the school's department heads to determine; which applications were currently being utilized, which applications they would migrate to, and what the specifics of their five-year business plan were.
Canon Technology Solutions created a cohesive migration plan for the customer and developed a technology budget that spread the cost of that migration over several years.
The Canon Technology Solutions solution greatly increased utilization of storage within the organization and the virtualization features of the EVA storage provide high availability, flexibility and ease of scalability within the array.
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 Canon USA: Press Room
Thanks to Canon technology — including a top quality print mode of 1200 x 1200 dpi — and the use of 1/6-density Photo Cyan and Photo Magenta as two of the six ink colors create smoother color gradations and dramatically reduce graininess particularly in midtone and highlight areas.
The Company is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America, and is ranked #39 on the Business Week list of "Top 100 Brands." Its parent company Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) is a top patent-holder of technology, ranking second overall in the U.S. in 2003.
Canon Inc. achieved global revenues of $29.9 billion in 2003; $9.8 billion of which came from Canon Americas.
www.usa.canon.com /templatedata/pressrelease/20040209_24inchwfprinter.html   (1541 words)

 Canon (company)
Canon is a Japanese company that specialises in imaging and optical products, marketing of cameras and computer printers.
The company was founed in 1933 with the name 精機光学研究所 (Seiki-kougaku laboratory) by the co-founder Yoshida Goro[?], his brother-in-law Uchida Saburo[?] aid by 御手洗毅 to pursue research of luxury cameras.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ca/Canon_(company).html   (79 words)

 Canon Camera Company Model FX 35mm SLR Camera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Canon FX 35mm SLR dates to 1964 and was sold for two years.
The 50mm f1.8 Canon FL breech-lock mount lens focuses to 2 feet or.6 meters and stops down to f16.
The lens mount is tight and secure and the filter ring has no dents.
www.vintagephoto.tv /canonfx.shtml   (349 words)

 NYSE > Events >nyse magazine: The Canon Way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When he arrived at the company, Canon, which started in 1933 as the Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory in Tokyo, was still primarily a maker of still and movie cameras and precision optical goods, such as lenses.
Mitarai was appointed president of Canon U.S.A. in 1979, the same year the company's overseas sales exceeded ¥100 billion for the first time (almost $850 million at the exchange rate of ¥118 to the U.S. dollar).
Canon estimates that global shipments of its digital compact cameras have risen from about 1 million units in 2000 to 4.3 million units in 2002.
www.nyse.com /events/1047970088148.html   (2988 words)

 Canon Inc. - Company Profile - Computer Business Review
Canon is engaged in the industries of electronics and precision engineering.
The company's business machines division is split into three further units comprising of copying machines, computer peripherals, and business systems.
Canon adeptly navigated these conditions to post record earnings and marked its fifth consecutive year of higher sales and profits.
www.cbronline.com /companyprofile.asp?guid=CA737081-E778-4D13-BDAB-21EBBE2CACFD   (1260 words)

 Computer Dealer News: New brand for Canon printers: company unveils Pixma brand to battle HP in the market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to NPD Intelect research, Canon Canada had taken over the No. 1 spot, based on unit share, with 41 per cent over HP with 35 per cent in November of 2003.
Ian MacFarlane, vice-president general manager of Canon Canada's imaging group said the company had no choice but to make dramatic changes to is printer line up if they wanted to challenge HP in the market place.
Even though Canon's overall strategy is to be a digital imaging provider the company will still produce an entry-level all-in-one because the category is growing rapidly.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3563/is_13_20/ai_n6249207   (632 words)

 Canon USA: Press Room
While the wide array of Canon lenses is renowned within the professional photographic community for quality, even the company's most basic compact, point-and-shoot camera comes equipped with genuine Canon optics.
Significantly, in the video market, Canon is the only camcorder company that designs and manufactures its own lenses, providing a custom fit and seamless continuity between video optics, electronics, and even ergonomics.
Canon's Core Components The cornerstone of Canon excellence remains its optics.
www.usa.canon.com /templatedata/pressrelease/20040209_pmaoverview.html   (2609 words)

 Canon first with PictBridge | Canon Middle East
Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, is the first company to release a range of products supporting the new vendor-independent PictBridge standard.
Canon is a world-leading innovator and provider of imaging and information technology solutions for individuals and businesses.
Canon Middle East is the operational headquarters for Canon in this region, and is based in Dubai, UAE.
www.ameinfo.com /29099.html   (998 words)

 Canon Japan Tour: Digital Photography Review
Canon HQ Canon HQ Canon's HQ is home to approximately 6,000 staff responsible for RandD, management, sales and marketing.
The Canon Oita factory is located on the Kyushu Island which is the third largest of the major islands that make up Japan.
Canon EF 24 - 105 mm F4.0L and 70 - 300 mm
www.dpreview.com /news/0106/01061501canonjapanvisit.asp   (1015 words)

 TI, Hewlett-Packard, Canon and Singapore Government to Establish Joint Venture in Singapore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The establishment of a joint-venture company to produce semiconductors in Singapore was announced today by Texas Instruments Incorporated, Hewlett-Packard Company, Canon Inc., and the Singapore Economic Development Board.
TI will guarantee to sell HP, Canon and the Singapore Economic Development Board a percentage of the product equal to their prorata percentage ownership interests in the new company.
The new company will be located in the Woodlands area in the northern part of the island on 26 acres of land leased from the Singapore government.
www.ti.com /corp/docs/company/history/singjointven.shtml   (666 words)

 Canon USA: Press Room
Canon reported 2003 net income of 275.7 billion yen (US$ 2,577 million), which represents a year-over-year increase of 44.6% and basic earnings per share of 313.81 yen (US$ 2.93).
Canon reported fourth-quarter revenue of 894.9 billion yen (US$ 8,363 million), 3.9 percent higher than fourth quarter 2002 with net income of 75.0 billion yen (US$ 701 million), 24.8 percent higher than fourth quarter 2002.
Canon does not intend or assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
www.elan7.com /templatedata/pressrelease/20040129_earningsyear2003.html   (1038 words)

 Canon Inc. - Fact Sheet - Hoover's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canon is still banging away at the document reproduction market.
Canon's optical segment features products used in such diverse applications as semiconductor manufacturing equipment, television broadcast lenses, and devices used for eye examinations.
Canon still operates its original camera business, which makes digital cameras, camcorders, liquid-crystal display projectors, lenses, and binoculars.
www.hoovers.com /canon/--ID__41862--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (306 words)

 Canon Europe - Contact Us
Based in Amsterdam, Canon Europa is the headquarters for the sales and marketing operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
In each country, a Canon distributor has been appointed to represent Canon in the supply and service of Canon products.
In Western Europe, this is often a Canon company, while in Emerging Markets this is, more typically, an independent distributor.
www.canon-europe.com /Contact_us/index.asp   (174 words)

 News: Press Releases
Using the eCopy Suite with Canon imageRUNNER copiers, Hipage employees turn color or fl and white documents into electronic images that can be easily integrated into the Company's existing workflow and CargoTrac shipping system.
Founded in Norfolk, Virginia in 1927 by Rives C. Hitch and James G. Page, The Hipage Company, Inc., has grown from a two man, one office operation to one of the largest privately owned customhouse brokerage/international freight forwarding companies in the nation.
The Company is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America, and is ranked # 39 on the Business Week list of "Top 100 Brands." Its parent company Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) is a top patent-holder of technology, ranking second overall in the U.S. in 2002, with global revenues of $24.5 billion.
www.ecopy.com /europe/news/020304.htm   (397 words)

 PROVANTAGE: buy canon usa - bubble jet printers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canon U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Lake Success, New York, is a leader in professional business and consumer imaging equipment and information systems.
Canon products include full-color as well as fl-and-white copiers, printers, micrographics and image filing systems, facsimile machines, calculators, cameras and lenses, camcorders, semiconductor, broadcast, and optical equipment, flatbed scanners, and other specialized industrial products.
Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) uses a high-performance 1,856-nozzle print head that ejects precise, consistent droplets as small as 1 picoliter.
www.provantage.com /buy-110CANN-canon-bubble-jet-printers-shopping.htm   (938 words)

 creativepro.com - Canon Showcases Digital Harmony at Comdex 2001
The Canon S820D can instantly print out 4x6-inch or 8x10-inch digital images and photos.  Canon will display all of its Bubble Jet printers, which have Advanced Microfine Droplet Technology and individual ink tanks, plus its full line of CanoScan flatbed scanners and high-resolution, film-adapter scanners.
When combined with the Canon VB-101 network camera server, video can be streamed over the Internet or an Intranet in real time making the pair ideal for live event web casting, interactive homepages or electronic field trips.
Canon employs 12,000 people at more than 30 facilities throughout North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
www.creativepro.com /story/news/14858.html   (312 words)

 Steve Walker, Canon Company Profile
Addressing these imbalances is an ongoing mission, and Canon is doing its part by actively pursuing kyosei.
True global companies must foster good relations, not only with their customers and the communities in which they operate, but also with nations and the environment.
For this reason, Canon's goal is to contribute to the prosperity of the world and the happiness of humanity, which will lead to continuing growth and bring the world closer to achieving kyosei.
www.bsu.edu /web/SAWALKER2/profile.html   (98 words)

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