Canon Ranks as One of Fortune Magazine’s 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies

  Canon Ranks as One of Fortune Magazine’s 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies

Business Wire

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- March 21, 2013

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced
that its parent company, Canon Inc., has placed on Fortune Magazine’s 2013
World’s Most Admired Companies list. Moving up one spot in 2013 to fourth
globally in the Computers category, Canon ranked in the top three for
innovation, financial soundness and long-term investment. In addition, the
company placed first among corporations based internationally.

Close to 700 companies from 30 countries around the world were analyzed and
ranked with the input from 3,800 executives, directors and analysts. The 2013
list was separated into 57 industries ranging from aerospace and defense to
trucking, transportation and logistics.

“The companies ranked by Fortune are the most innovative and influential
around the world,” said Bunji Yano, senior director and general manager,
Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A. “To simply be a part of this list is an
honor in itself, yet to rank so highly exemplifies our dedication to not only
our customers, but our employees and the communities we serve.”

For 2013, companies were judged in nine different attributes of recognition
including global competitiveness, use of corporate assets and people

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business,
and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital
camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for
camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest
level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon
U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark

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respective owners.


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