News Release

June 18, 2008
Canon Inc.

Canon Supports Relief Efforts in Wake of Northern Japan Earthquake

We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the powerful Iwate-Miyagi Inland Earthquake, which struck northern Japan on June 14.

To aid in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims, four Canon Group companies in Japan (Canon Inc., Canon Marketing Japan, Canon Precision, and Fukushima Canon) will make a combined donation of 5 million yen (approximately US$46,500) to the Japanese Red Cross Society.