Company is established under the name “Chichibu Eikosha Co., Ltd.”
Start assembly of self-timers and slow governors for use in Canon cameras.
Begin production of autonomous exposure meters for cameras.
Develop M-type magnetic head.
Change name to Canon Electronics Inc.
Open the Kagemori plant.
Establish our Tokyo business office.
Develop magnetic heads for open reels and for broadcast VTRs.
Begin production of FL-lens shutter units for SLR (Single Lens Reflex) cameras.
Develop magnetic head for use with Philip’s-type cassettes.
Open the Osaka Business Annex.
Establish Amsterdam liaison office.
Start production of magnetic heads for stereo cassette decks.
Start production of Card readers.
Start production of shutters and main units for Canon AE-1 cameras.
Begin production of printers for calculators.
Begin production of R&P combination magnetic heads.
Start production of 5.25 inch floppy drives.
Start production of magnetic heads for metal tape.
Company listed on second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Open our Misato plant.
Establishment of Canon Electronic (Malaysia) SDN BHD.
Start production of magnetic heads for use with floppy disks.
Start production of magnetic drive units for copiers.
Start production of main precision mechanical units for Canon new F-1 cameras.
Start production of shutter units for the Canon Autoboy Super.
Start production of K-series compact calculator printers.
Start production of amorphous combination magnetic heads.
Start production of serial-impact dot matrix printers.
Start production of 3.5 inch floppy drives.
Start production of magnetic heads for 8-mm VTR imaging.
Start production of word-processor printers.
Start consignment production of micro devices.
Start production of main unit for the Canon EOS.
Start production of shutter unit for the Q-PIC floppy-disk camera.
Start consignment production of laser-beam printers (LBPs).
Start production of optomagnetic disk drives.
Misato plant receives ISO-9002 certification.
Misato plant receives BS-7750 certification.
Open plant in Krantan, Malaysia.
Start IMS operations, and take over micro production from Canon Inc.
Misato plant receives ISO-14001 certification (Change from previous certification)
A product-specific business division structure is introduced.
Listing upgraded to first section on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Open the new B wing at the Misato plant.
Extend the Ikebukuro office.
Start to reconceptualize as “high-earnings” business.
Open our Akagi plant (for consignment assembly of LBPs).
Take over control of production of laser scanner units from Canon Inc.
Akagi plant receives ISO-14001 certification (6/10/99).
Chichibu plant receives ISO-14001 certification (7/27/99).
Open the Shibaura front office and the Shibaura R&D Center, (Close the Ikebukuro office.)
Start consignment production of the Canofile CF-250.
LBP production passes the 1 million mark,
Start production of drum units for Canon 8-mm video cameras
Start production of shutters and main units for Canon’s New F-1 SLR camera.
Start production of 8-track read heads for train-station applications.
Start production of the MP-60 and MP-90 reader printers.
Start production of linear encoders.
Start production of PCMCIA-compliant FD cards (external units).
LBP production passes the 3 million mark,
Start production of scanner cartridges.
LBP production passes the 5 million mark.
Start production of magnetic heads for APS cameras.
Develop TMF ultrasensitive magnetic sensors.
Start production of Visualizers.
Start production of polygon mirrors.
Start production of CAM miniature step motors.
Start production of Film-Scanners.
Start production of digital document cameras.
Develop and begin sales of presentation software.
Start production of flat-bed scanners.
|2000 to present
Take control of Handy Terminal business from Canon, Inc. (Birth of our HT division)
Establish uniform production system for laser scanner units (business-machine components).
Integrate the three Chichibu facilities into a single production site.
Liquidate two Chichibu subsidiaries and restructure their operations.
Achieve zero debt.
Achieve “Privacy Mark” certification.
Implement share sell-off. .
Shibaura front office becomes “Tokyo Headquarters.”
Renovate the Misato plant.
Extend the Akagi plant’s B Wing.
Changes the stock trading unit from 1.000 shares to 100 shares.
Open our Akagi mold plant.
Consolidated sales revenue exceeds ￥100 billion for the first time.
e-System Corporation becomes a Canon Electotonics consolidated subsidiary.
Sales revenue exceeds ￥100 billion for the first time.
Effect a 3-for-2 split of its common shares.
Receive the second Monozukuri Nihon Award.
ASIA PACIFIC SYSTEM RESERCH CO.,LTD becomes a Canon Electronics consolidated subsidiary.
Receive “Yellow Ribbon Medal” for the mold making master.
Establishment of Canon Electronics Vietnam Co.,Ltd.
Hold “Canon NEXT Solution FAIR 2009 in Chichibu”.
ASIA PACIFIC SYSTEM RESERCH CO.,LTD becomes a wholley owned subsidiary.
e-System Corporation becomes a wholley owned subsidiary.
Develop and start sales of the PR210 presentation scanner.
Develop miniature injection molding machines.
Develop 3D modeling machinery.
Start production of plastic lenses.
Start production of Food Waste Disposer.
Production of plastic lenses passes the 1 hundred million mark.
Begin sales of ScanFront 220P network scanner.
Launched the ultimate business card management service, “UltimaBlue”.
Begin sales of security management software “SML”.
Image FOMULA ScanFront 220e/eP wins “BLI Pick of the Year”Award.
Compact Document Sucanner P-150（DR:150） has been released.
Handy Terminal KT series wins Canon President Award of the Year 2009 [Bussines Puroducts prize].