Canon India

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon provides a comprehensive array of over 200 sophisticated contemporary digital imaging products and solutions in India. Driven by innovation and in sync with its Corporate tagline - ‘Delighting You Always’, Canon is reinforced by world-class technology and is committed to delivering customer delight by offering an extensive product portfolio which include Copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLRs, Mirrorless cameras, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers, Card printers, Surveillance cameras and Medical Imaging products. These products are currently catering to multiple stakeholders in the market such as Governments & PSUs, Corporates, Enterprises, SMEs, Commercial & B2B and consumers at large.

The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. With the launch of ‘Canon Image Square’ (CIS), Canon India forayed into the retail space in 2010. Canon India till date has opened over 250 retailer stores accredited as “Image Square” across 100+ cities in the country. The imaging leader further strengthened its retail presence with the launch of its unique concept store called Canon PIXMA Zone, further reiterating its focus on regional penetration. As of now, there are 70+ PIXMA Zones across the length and breadth of the country.

With a strong focus on its philosophy of Business Can Be Simple, Canon India has expanded its B2B footprint with the launch of BIS Lounges across India, which act as a one stop destination for all office imaging requirements of organizations. 

Canon India’s service reach extends to over 90% of  PIN codes across India, which comprises of Camera collection points, Camera repair centers, Printer repair centers, Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers.

As a responsible corporate entity, Canon India takes pride to be socially inclined and focused towards its efficient and sustainable CSR projects. At Canon, the CSR endeavors are driven by its corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’, embodying the spirit of ‘living and working together for common good’. In order to become a successful catalyst for positive change and creating a sustainable impact on the society, the organization takes up various projects under its CSR program ‘Canon India Involve’ supported by the 4Es CSR Policy, comprising of Education, Eye Care, Environment and Empowerment.

To make a long term and sustainable impact for less privileged communities, Canon India launched its flagship initiative ‘Adopt a Village’ in 2012 and as an outcome, the organization has adopted 4 villages across North, East, West and South India. The organization works towards the overall development of the villages with a focus on 4E’s among other areas which could benefit the community.

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.

In 2019, Canon India clocked consistent growth across businesses and achieved a successful balance between both B2B and B2C segments.

Key Highlights 2019:

  • Demonstrated imagePRESS series of printers, TM series  and ColorWave 700 at Printpack 2019
  • Installation of Canon’s flagship imagePRESS series Printers in Telangana and Chennai
  • Launch of new PIXMA Zone in Chennai
  • Partnered with ‘I am Gurgaon’, a not for profit organization, to spread awareness around the hazard of plastic waste accumulation in the city
  • Marked a milestone with the 1st anniversary of adoption of Maheshwari Village (North India)
  • Launch of Green Environment Together (GET) initiative ‘GET’ with a commitment to plant a sapling on behalf of Canon’s direct customers with every purchase of a laser Multi Function Device (MFD)
  • Expanded B2B footprint with the launch of Canon BIS Lounges in Siliguri, Alipurduar, Nashik, Kolkata, Udaipur, Tirunaveli, Tumkur and more
  • Mr. C Sukumaran appointed as Director for Image Communication Products at Canon India, along with spearheading the Consumer Systems Products team
  • Launched a unique fund raising walkathon ‘Canon India Involve- Impact League’, to drive more concerted efforts towards ensuring community development through extensive employee engagement.

Launches 2019:

  • Expanded the EOS R portfolio of mirrorless cameras with the launch of its lightest and smallest Full-Frame mirrorless camera – Canon EOS RP
  • Launched a new line-up for CANON PIXMA G Series with G2070, G5070 and G6070
  • Launch of the lightweight and compact DSLR, Canon 200D II, a  perfect amalgamation of form and functionality
  • Expansion of Canon’s flagship compact G series with the launch of pocket powerhouse duo of cameras, PowerShot G7X Mark III and PowerShot G5X Mark II
  • Launch of the EOS M6 Mark II, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and EOS 90D, a DSLR with Dual Pixel CMOS Auto focus technology
  • Launch of its latest mirrorless camera, the EOS M200, crafted with powerful features especially for social media influencers and Vloggers, such as Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 4K Video, Vertical Video and Eye Detection AF
  • Introduced a series of lenses – four new RF lenses adding to the R-series and ensuring more variety for professional photographers
  • Launch of CLICKTRACE, a print shop management software, designed to optimize order processing and pricing

Accolades 2019:

  • Mahatma Award 2019: CSR Excellence award conferred on Canon India for its CSR endeavors aimed at Holistic Community Development
  • ET Now | Star of the Industry Awards For Excellence In Branding & Marketing - Best CSR/Cause Digital Marketing Campaign  for #ShiftYourFocus campaign
  • ‘Drivers of Digital Award’ for #CapturedOnCanon
    • Best Use of Photography in a Digital Marketing Campaign
    • Best Engagement in Social Media Campaign
  • ‘Abby Awards’ in National Geographic Green award category for Digital Marketing #ShiftYourFocus campaign
  • Digital Terminal Awards 2019 for ‘Best Inkjet Printer Brand’
  • Exhibit Tech Awards 6.0: Camera of the Year for Canon EOS RP

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