Canon established a presence in Asia in 1970 when Canon opened a manufacturing facility in Taiwan. Today, Asia has become an important sales & marketing and manufacturing base for Canon with 75,000 employees and operations in 10 countries and regions including China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Canon has 2 regional headquarters in Asia. Canon China serves North Asia and Canon Singapore serves South & Southeast Asia. These 2 headquarters spearhead sales and marketing activities which includes implementing integrated customer solutions, and managing Canon sales subsidiaries, representative offices and independent authorized distributors in their respective regions.
Canon has 16 manufacturing subsidiaries & affiliates across countries and regions in Asia outside Japan. The manufacturing facilities manufacture a wide range of Canon products and parts ranging from optical lens to cameras, from copying machines to toner cartridges.
|Canon Dalian Business Machines, Inc.||Production and recycling of toner cartridges; production of laser printer units|
|Canon Zuhai, Inc.||Digital cameras, digital video camcorders, lenses|
|Canon Zhongshan Business Machines Co., Ltd.||Laser printers and laser MFPs|
|Canon (Suzhou) Inc.||Colour and monochrome MFPs|
|Canon Finetech Nisca (Shenzhen) Inc.||Business machines peripherals, printers, DC motors|
|Canon Machinery (Dalian) Co, Ltd.||Design and production of automated labour-saving equipment; processing of parts; mechanical equipment maintenance, technical consulting|
|Canon Inc., Taiwan||Digital cameras, network cameras, EF lenses, camera accessories, precision-metal molds and others|
|Canon Electronic Business Machines (H.K.) Co., Ltd.||Personal information products and others|
|Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.||EF lenses, optical lenses|
|Canon Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.||Magnetic components|
|Canon Machinery (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.||Design, production and sales of die bonders and factory automation equipment|
|Canon Hi-Tech (Thailand) Ltd.||Inkjet printers|
|Canon Prachinburi (Thailand) Ltd.||Digital MFPs, service parts|
|Canon Vietnam Co. Ltd.||Inkjet printers, laser printers, scanners|
|Canon Electronics Vietnam Co, Ltd.||Electronic devices and others|
|Canon Business Machines (Philippines), Inc.||Laser printers|
Advances in technology are having an increasing impact on society, and the pace of development continues to accelerate. To meet the challenge of these rapidly changing times, Canon stays on the cutting edge by actively pursuing Research & Development (R&D) around the world.
Asia is home to 3 of Canon's global network of R&D and Software subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Located in China and Philippines, China focuses on image, document and language processing technologies, Asian-language localization and office imaging products related software. Philippines specializes in the development and testing of embedded and application software, along with hardware design and verification.
Established in 1979, Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is Canon's regional headquarters for South & South East Asia. As the regional headquarters for South & Southeast Asia, Canon Singapore oversees both regional and domestic sales & marketing activities in Singapore. In the region, we cover 23 markets including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Updated as of 31 March, 2019