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Financial Highlights

Net sales (2017)

$36,106million

Net income (2017)

$2,141million

Employees (2017)

197,776

Consolidated subsidiaries (2017)

376

Net Sale & Employees

Europe

Net sales
$9,101 million
Employees
25,623

Asia & Oceania

Net sales
$9,374 million
Employees
80,040

Japan

Net sales
$7,830 million
Employees
73,665

Americas

Net sales
$9,801 million
Employees
18,448

Notes

  • * Net sales and employee numbers are based on consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.
  • * U.S. dollar amounts are translated from yen at the rate of JPY 113 = U.S. $1, the approximate exchange rate on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of December 29, 2017, solely for the convenience of the reader.

Top ten U.S. Patent Holders by Company (2017)

Rank Organization Number of patents
1 IBM 9,043
2 Samsung Electronics 5,837
3 Canon 3,285
4 Intel 3,023
5 LG Electronics 2,701
6 Qualcomm 2,628
7 Google 2,457
8 Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc 2,441
9 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited 2,425
10 Samsung Display 2,273
  • * Canon has been ranked No. 1 in Japan for 13 years running.
  • * Figures were based on preliminary data released by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, a U.S. research company specialized in patent information.
  • * IBM is an abbreviation for International Business Machines Corporation.

Global Ranking (2017)

FORTUNE Global 500*

Fortune July 20, 2017 issue

(Net sales)

Global ranking
347th (332nd in '16)

(Net income)

Global ranking
281st (236th in '16)

Evaluation of five performance measures for fiscal 2016,
including net sales, net income, and total assets

  • * FORTUNE Global 500 is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation. in the United States.

Business Segments Sales ratio per segment (%) (2017)

Office

45.7%

Imaging System

27.8%

Medical System

10.7%

Industry and Others

17.9%
  • * Because the consolidated sales of each business unit include the sales relating to intersegment transactions, the total does not amount to 100%.