Canon Camera Co. Inc.


A multinational corporation that specialises in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers; headquarters in Tokyo; 'Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory’ is the predecessor of Canon Inc. and was founded in Tokyo in 1937 by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Toshida, Saburo Uchida and Takeo Maeda; becomes Canon Camera Co Inc in 1947.