Canon Inc. operates as a manufacturer of office multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser printers, inkjet printers, cameras, and lithography equipment worldwide. The company sells its products principally under the Canon brand name and through sales subsidiaries. Each of these subsidiaries is responsible for marketing and distribution to retail dealers in an assigned territory. The company has manufacturing subsidiaries in various countries, including the United States, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Products The company operates its business in three segments: Office Business Unit, Imaging System Business Unit, and Industry and Others Business Unit. Office Business Unit This segment manufactures, markets, and services a range of MFDs, printers, copying machines for personal and office use and production print products for print professionals. The company also delivers added value to customers through software, services and solutions. The company’s offerings cater to a broad market from small office home office (SOHO), and small and midsize business to large enterprises and professional graphic arts companies. In 2015, the company expanded its hardware offerings by introducing the image RUNNER ADVANCE C3300 series, an A3 color MFP, to increase its share in the low-end color market and the company’s sales in emerging countries. The company also launched the imageRUNNER 1435, an A4 monochrome device. The light production color device, the imagePRESS C800 series is selling well. In the color market, the company released the image PRESS C10000VP, a primary model and the fastest engine of the imagePRESS series at 100ppm together with the image PRESS C8000VP, an 80ppm device. In addition, the company offers its high-speed sheet-fed color inkjet press, the new Océ-produced VarioPrint i300. In software, services and solutions, the company is a vendor to launch its application development platform, the Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform, which allows the creation of customized applications for the company’s MFDs enabling users to take advantage of the power of its MFDs. The company is reinforcing its solutions capability through offerings, such as imageWARE software suite, business process automation software Enterprise Imaging Platform and Canon MDS, a device management solution that reduces total cost of ownership. Imaging System Business Unit This segment manufactures and markets digital cameras and digital video camcorders, as well as lenses and various related accessories. In 2015, the company expanded the imaging domains of EOS by launching four new digital SLR cameras, including EOS 5DS/EOS 5DS R and two new mirrorless cameras, EOS M3 and EOS M10. Moreover, the company also strengthened its product lineup by adding new storage device Connect Station CS100 that offers brand new image experiences. The company offers four new lens products for digital SLR. The interchangeable lens lineup exceeds 90 products, including Cinema Lenses (EF-Mount). By improving its core capability, the company has been introducing lenses developed by optical technology and new elemental technology. The company offers two new 1.0-type sensor models, such as PowerShot G9 X with its slim and light-weight design, and PowerShot G5 X equipped with an electronic viewfinder. By adding these two models, the company has expanded its premium lineup to five models, thereby aiming to offer models for various user needs. Through its premium lineup, the company intends to strengthen its presence within this improving category. Including those premium models, the company offers total of 11 models worldwide, and plans to maintain its full-line up strategy. The company offers an ultra-high-sensitive multi-purpose camera. In the field of professional camcorders, the company offers the new models, XC10; camcorder, which is capable of capturing both impressive 4K video and high quality still images, and EOS C300 Mark II; a new addition to the CINEMA EOS SYSTEM lineup of digital cinema cameras, capable of shooting 4K-resolutio
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