Canon is a leader in consumer and professional imaging. It was established in 1933 and has grown into a strong brand with a global presence in the Office, Imaging System and Industry business segments. Ranking at #7 worldwide according to the Reputation Institute (2019) and #55 according to US brand evaluator Interbrand (2018), Canon is one of the great brands of the world. Canon’s powerful R&D is known around the globe for its high number of patents awarded yearly.
In 1988, Canon adopted a corporate philosophy pursuing the realization of a sustainable global society: Kyosei. Kyosei is the aspiration to create a society in which all people, regardless of race, language or culture, harmoniously live and work together for the common good.