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Financial Highlights

Net sales (2016)

$29,323million

Net income (2016)

$1,299million

Employees (2016)

197,673

Consolidated subsidiaries (2016)

367

Net Sale & Employees

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Europe

Net sales
$7,875 million
Employees
25,511

Asia & Oceania

Net sales
$7,046 million
Employees
80,089

Japan

Net sales
$6,095 million
Employees
72,913

Americas

Net sales
$8,306 million
Employees
19,160

Notes

  • * Net sales and employee numbers are based on consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.
  • * U.S. dollar amounts are translated from yen at the rate of JPY 116 = U.S. $1, the approximate exchange rate on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of December 30, 2016, solely for the convenience of the reader.

Top ten U.S. Patent Holders by Company (2016)

Rank Organization Number of patents
1 IBM 8,088
2 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 5,518
3 CANON 3,665
4 QUALCOMM 2,897
5 GOOGLE 2,835
6 INTEL 2,784
7 LG ELECTRONICS 2,428
8 MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING LLC 2,398
9 TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING 2,288
10 SONY 2,181
  • * Canon has been ranked No. 1 in Japan for 12 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 (2016)

FORTUNE Global 500*

Fortune July 21, 2016 issue

(Net sales)

Global ranking
332nd (334th in '15)

(Net income)

Global ranking
236th (208th in '15)

Evaluation of five performance measures for fiscal 2015,
including net sales, net income, and total assets

  • * FORTUNE Global 500 is a registered trademark of Time Inc. in the United States.

Business Segments Sales ratio per segment (%) (2016)

Office

Business Unit

53.1%

Imaging System

Business Unit

32.2%

Industry and Others

Business Unit

17.2%
  • * Sales ratios do not total 100% due to sales between segments of 2.5%.