<u id="looid"></u>

  1. <samp id="looid"><td id="looid"></td></samp>
    1. <u id="looid"></u>
    2. <b id="looid"><p id="looid"><thead id="looid"></thead></p></b>

      <table id="looid"><p id="looid"></p></table>

      OPEN

      The History of Canon1962 - 1975

      First five-year plan in preparation

      History of Enterprise
      year
      History of Products
      1962
      • Canon develops its first five-year plan in preparation for full-fledged entry into the business machine market.
      • Canon Latin America, the company's sole distributor for Latin America, is established in Panama.
      1962
      1963
      • Canon SA Geneva is established. By abolishing the sole-distributor system, Canon moves to a new sales system, with outlets under the direct control of the headquarters in Tokyo.
      1963
      • Canon starts work on optical fiber development.
      • An X-ray mirror camera is introduced.
      1964
      • Tamagawa factory (today, the Tamagawa Office) opens, producing 8 mm movie cameras and lenses.
      1964
      • The Canola 130, the world's first 10-key electronic calculator, is introduced.
        Canola 130

        Canola 130

      1965
      • Canon U.S.A., Inc., is established.
      1965
      • Canon enters the copying machine field with the introduction of the Canofax 1000.
      1967
      • The 30th anniversary slogan -"Cameras in the Right Hand, Business Machines in the Left"- is announced.
      • The ratio of exports to net sales surpasses 50%.
      • Canon Latin America, Inc., is established.
      1967
      1968
      • Canon Business Machines Sales, Inc., is established in Japan.
      • Canon Amsterdam N.V. (today, Canon Europa N.V.) is established.
      1968
      • The Canon NP System, the original electro-photography technology, is introduced and Canon enters the plain-paper copier (PPC) market.
      • Canon Electronics is successful in the mass production of four-track, four-channel stereo recording heads.
      1969
      • The company's name is changed to Canon Inc.
      • Canon Camera Sales Co., Inc., is founded for Japanese marketing.
      • The Canon Research Center is established in Meguro, Tokyo.
      • Fukushima Canon Inc. is established as a camera manufacturing plant.
      1969
       
      1970
      • Canon Inc., Taiwan, Canon’s first manufacturing facility outside of Japan, is established.
      • Canon enters the market for personal calculators.
      1970
      • The NP-1100, Japan's first PPC, is introduced.
        NP-1100

        NP-1100

      • The PPC-1, Japan's first mask aligner, is introduced.
        PPC-1

        PPC-1

      1971
      • Canon Business Machines Sales, Inc., and Canon Camera Sales Co., Ltd., merge to form Canon Sales Co., Inc.
      1971
      • The Canon F-1, a top-end SLR camera, and FD lenses are introduced.
      • The BP-1000 billing machine is introduced. Canon enters the field of office computers.
      1972
      • Canon Giessen GmbH, Canon’s first European manufacturing site, is established in Germany.
      1972
      • The NP-70, the world's first PPC with the liquid-dry system, is introduced.
      1973
      • Canon Deutschland GmbH is established.
      1973
      • Japan's first full-color PPC is introduced.
      • A macro zoom lens for cinematography wins an Academy Award in the science and technology category from the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
      1974
      • Takeo Maeda is appointed president of Canon Inc.
        Takeo Maeda

        Takeo Maeda

      • Canon Business Machines, Inc., is established in California, U.S.A.
      • Optron, Inc. (today, Canon Optron, Inc.) is established.
      1974
      • The Canonac 100 and 500 office computers are introduced.
      • The Communicator, a portable "tape-writer" for the speech impaired, is announced.
      • Canon initiates sales of the Optacon, an electronic reader for the blind.
      1975
      • Canon France S.A.S. is established.
      1975
      • Canon succeeds in developing a laser printer.
      燕赵福利彩票