Canon in Asia (outside Japan)

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.

Marketing Subsidiaries & Affiliates

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.

Manufacturing Subsidiaries & Affiliates

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
Hong Kong
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

Research & Development, Software Subsidiaries and Affiliates

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.

Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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

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