Canon India Pvt. Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. This world leader in imaging technologies commenced operations in India in the year 1997. Today Canon has offices spread across 14 cities in India and an employee strength of over a 1000 people. The company offers a comprehensive range of over 200 sophisticated and contemporary digital imaging products in the country, that includes digital cameras , digital SLR’s , lenses , accessories , digital copiers, multi-functional peripherals, fax-machines, inkjet and laser printers, projectors, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, dye sub photo printers and semiconductors, card printers and cable ID printers.
With the launch of ‘Canon Image Square’ (CIS), Canon India forayed into the retail space in 2010. Currently, Canon India owns more than 200 CIS stores across several cities in the country. Canon India’s unique initiative to tap Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV cities of the country was instrumental in this regard.
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 in line 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 fostering 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. Besides Kolkata, Canon has made a distinguishable difference to Ferozepur village in Haryana, Maharaja Katte village in Bengaluru and Karanjoti village in Thane district near Maharashtra.
With a vision to have a proliferating India, Canon India has partnered with SOS Children’s village across India to support the education and overall development of less privileged children in the villages, across the country. Through this campaign, Canon aims to address the issue of abandonment and social neglect of young lives.
Canon takes pride in not only bringing quality products to the market; but also in contributing 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.
Today, Canon India is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001,ISO 27001 and ISO 22301 certified. 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 last 20 years, Canon India’s comprehensive range of the latest digital imaging products, supported by a well-trained salesforce across the country, has emerged as the key differentiator boosting the company’s growth.
Canon India has closed the year 2016, with a revenue growth of 2348.6 crores. 2015 was closed with a revenue of 2158 crores.
At present, Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 16,477 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 camera repair centres, 222 printer repair centres, 262 Sales & Service Dealers.