Canon India Pvt. Ltd. is a 100 percent subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. The Global leader in imaging technologies was incorporated in India in the year 1997.
Today Canon is a 1000+ people strong company that operates through offices spread across 14 cities in India. The company offers a comprehensive range of over 200 sophisticated and contemporary digital imaging products in the country that includes:
inkjet and laser printers,
dye sub photo printers and semiconductors,
Card printers and cable ID printers.
Canon India stepped into retail space in 2010 with the launch of ‘Canon Image Square’ (CIS). Currently, the company owns 195 CIS stores across 83 cities in the country. Canon India’s unique market strategy to focus on tier-II and tier-III cities in India has been instrumental in its Indian growth story.
As a responsible corporate entity, Canon India takes pride to be socially inclined and focused towards its efficient and sustainable CSR projects. The company’s CSR policy is well aligned with its corporate philosophy ‘Kyosei’, which means living and working together for the common good. ‘Adopt a Village’ initiative, which was started in 2012, is Canon India’s flagship CSR project. Committed to strengthen and build self-reliant rural communities in India and focusing on the 4Es – eye care, education, environment and empowerment, through this CSR project, Canon India has adopted the village Sol Gohalia, located near Kolkata. With this adoption Canon India now covers four regions across the country. Beside Kolkata, Canon has made a remarkable revolution to Ferozpur village in Haryana, Maharaja Katte village in Bengaluru and Karanjoti village in Thane district near Maharashtra.
Canon is aware of the safety and well-being of Planet Earth. It strives not only to bring quality products to the market; but also endeavours to contribute towards minimizing the environmental burden, through the effective application of green technologies. Canon focuses on the development of resource conserving products that are smaller, lighter and easier to recycle. Canon India takes the responsibility of disposing end-of-life Canon products and other e-waste by transporting them to a government approved recycling agency.
Canon India is certified with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. The company was awarded the title of‘strong commitment to excel’ at the CII-EXIM Business Excellence Award, in the year 2006 and 2010 respectively.
Over the past two decades, Canon India’s comprehensive range of the latest digital imaging products, supported by a well-trained sales-force across the country, has proved to be a key differentiator in enhancing and accelerating the company’s growth.
Canon India earned a revenue of Rs. 2,158 crores in 2015, which was 6 percent higher than that in 2014.
At present, Canon has 550 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centers and 37 printer Canon Care Centers. Canon India also has 141 authorized service centers for printers and 175 camera collection points.
Launch ofCanon Power Shot SX520 HS exclusively on Amazon.in for the first time.
Launch of Canon’s first entry-level DSLR cameraEOS 1200D targeting first time users.
Canon retained the No.1 share worldwide in terms of volume within the interchangeable-lens digital camera market for the 12-year period spanning 2003 to 2014
Launched 2 models of affordable inkjet printers in June 2015-PIXMA MG2570s and iP2870s
Launch of 3 MAXIFY range of printers in February 2015, which includesMAXIFY MB5370 and MB5070 multifunctional printers, and the single-function MAXIFY iB4070
Launch ofMF200 range of business Laser Multi-function printers (MFPs) in March 2015 targeting Enterprise, BFSI, Government and SMBs
Launch of the new Vivid & Vibrant color series MFDs- imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3300 colour A3 series and imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350icolour A4 machine in July 2015 targeting large corporate, government vertical and jobber segment
Launch of nine projector models withfive LV-series and four XEED series projectors in April 2015 targeting various industry verticals, like simulation, printing, health industry, aviation
Expansion in Tier II and Tier III cities with inaugurations ofCanon Image Squares
Launch of Canon Business Services for digitization, archival and print room services
Launch of Canon Professional Services to provide the best after sales service to professional photographers using Canon cameras and lenses.
5th edition of CanonPhotomarathon held in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore
Canon adopts Sol Gohalia in Kolkata and Karanjoti village in Thane under its‘Adopt a Village’ program and completes three successful years in Ferozepur Namak village in Haryana and completes one year in Maharaja Katte village in Bangalore
Asian PhotographyMost Influential Award to Mr Andrew Koh by Asian Photography, February 2016
Best Mid-Level Camera of the Year forCanon EOS 760D by Smart Photography
Best Professional Camera of the Year forCanon EOS 5Ds by Smart Photography
Most Prestigious Camera of the Year forCanon EOS 5Ds by Smart Photography