Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pte. 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, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers. These products are currently catering to the 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. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. 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.
Canon India’s service reach extends to over 578 towns covering 18,026 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 270 Camera collection points, 16 Camera repair centers, 231 Printer repair centers, 187 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 India - including Maheshwari (North India), Sol Gohalia (East India), Maharaja Katte (South India) and Karanjoti (West 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.
Taking forward the vision of 360 degree learning for kids from its adopted villages, Canon India initiated a new campaign ‘Learning Beyond Books’ (LBB) in 2017. Through the program, Canon India enables a platform of experiential learning for kids beyond their homes and school boundaries, providing them with different career possibilities.
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 2 decades, 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.
In 2018, Canon India recorded a double digit growth, having achieved a successful balance between both B2B and B2C businesses.