2011 - Now

Canon Hongkong head office was relocated to China Life Center, a grade A office building located in Hung Hom waterfront to create a highly collaborative working environment.


The newly opened Canon Business Experience Center features four experience zones based on the principles of LEADERSHIP, INTELLIGENCE, INNOVATION and SUSTAINABILITY, providing enterprises with business solutions and products in AI, RPA and big data integration, hence elevating enterprises’ capabilities in industry leadership, business intelligence and creating opportunities.
CHK received the "Service Innovation Award" Bronze Award of 2017 from the Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence (HKACE).
Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE Color series won The 16th Computerworld HK Awards 2018 on Corporate Multifunctional Copier / Printer / Scanner of Hardware Category.
CHK is honored to receive the ‘Productwi$e Certificate – Excellence’ for 4 Multifunctional devices: Image RUNNERAdvance C5535i, C5540i, C5550i and C5560i.
Canon Hongkong Corporate Volunteer Team attained the Gold Award for Volunteer Service (Organization) for 2 consecutive year.
CHK celebrates 45th Anniversary by showcasing latest imaging technologies with the theme ‘Meet the Future’.

Record number of photographers at Canon PhotoMarathon, 3000 contestants of Challenge, Open and Student categories took photo for themes announced on the day of the event to ‘Shoot for Hong Kong’.
CHK attained two awards at HKACE Customer Service Excellence Award 2016, including Service Appreciation Award – Silver Award and Internal Support Bronze Award by Mr. Frederick Chan, Senior Legal Counsel.
CHK received the Gold Award of the 2016 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) under Servicing and Trading sector, recognizing CHK’s excellent effort in environmental management.
CHK is the first company in the imaging company awarded ‘the Sustainable Leadership Award’ by World Green Organization for the achievement as the Sustainable Business Award for consecutive three years.
Canon uniFLOW was award the winner of Software – Document Management at ComputerWorld Award 2017 organized by Questex Media.
Canon proudly announced that the Company has achieved two major production milestones—a cumulative total of 90 million film and digitalEOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras on September 20 and 130 million EF-series interchangeable lenses on October 12.
Canon EOS System celebrates 30th anniversary.
CHK attains the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System Certificate from SGS HK Company Limited, which is a recognition towards Canon's non-stopping effort in improving service quality.
CHK is recognized as "Sustainable Consumption Enterprise" and "Sustainable Product Supplier".
CHK attained the Joyful@Healthy Workplace Best Practices Award (Enterprise/Organisation) - Excellence Award.
Canon Hongkong Corporate Volunteer Team Attained the Gold Award for Volunteer Service (Organization) 2016.
On 1st April, Mr. Shunichi Morinaga was appointed as the President & CEO of CHK.
14th December 2016, CHK marks its 45th Anniversary.
CHK held an exhibition themed “Passion in Color” on 8th March to display a series of business and professional printing products, as well as new color management solutions, to provide our customers with superb image quality output, which will improve the impact of color displays in communication.
Canon Hongkong attained four awards from the HKACE Customer Service Excellence Award 2015, organized by the Hong Kong Association of Customer Service Excellence (HKACE), including Team Awards - Silver Award (Counter Service) and Silver Award (Field & Special Service); Individual Awards - Bronze Award (Field & Special Service) and Merit Award (Internal Support Service). Click HERE for details.
CHK supports Energy Saving Charter on “No Incandescent Light Bulbs (ILB)” by Environment Bureau and Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of HKSAR and pledges to refrain from procuring targeted ILB for general lighting purposes and to adopt more energy-efficient lighting.
Canon Hongkong was awarded the Gold and Silver grading in “Green Mission” project organized by the Friends of the Earth.
Canon uniFLOW was award in Software – Document Management category at ComputerWorld Award 2016 organized by Questex Media.
CHK strives to reduce waste generation and promote material recycling, we have been successfully rewarded with Wastewi$e Certificate (Good Class) of Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification.
CHK was rewarded with Carbon Reduction Certificate of Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification for its commitment and achievement to reducing greenhouse gas emission.
Canon celebrates the production of 120 million interchangeable EF lenses.
CHK has been recognized by The 7th Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Program in "Enterprise" and "Volunteer" categories.
CHK was presented Hong Kong “M” Mark Certificate for the first time to recognize our efforts in promoting local sports development.
On 29th January, CHK received the HKACE Customer Service Excellence Award 2014 – Team Silver Award (Counter Service) for the professional service provided to our customers.
Canon celebrates 12th straight year of No. 1 share of global interchangeable-lens digital camera market.
Canon announced the achievement of a new camera-manufacturing milestone as combined production of the Company’s film and digital EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras surpassed the 80-million mark on November 10, 2015.
Canon proudly announces the achievement of a new lens-manufacturing milestone with the production on June 22, 2015, of the Company’s 110-millionth EF-series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras—an EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra-wide-angle interchangeable zoom lens.
Canon celebrates 2015 as the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the Company’s EOS 5D series of digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras.
Commemorated the 30th anniversary of the launch in 1985 of the BJ-80, the Company’s first inkjet printer employing Bubble Jet technology.
Canon Hongkong joined the “Happiness-at-work Promotional Scheme” jointly launched by The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the Promoting Happiness Index Foundation (the Foundation).
Canon Hongkong has been awarded the Best SME's Partner Award by The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business. The award recognizes corporate that show support to small and medium enterprises sector in business operations and corporate development.
2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the Canon Toner Cartridge Recycling Program, the goal of which is to achieve zero landfill waste by reusing parts, recycling materials and employing energy recovery. First launched in 1990, the program now carries out collection operations in 26 countries worldwide and, as of the end of December 2013, has collected approximately 320,000 metric tons of used toner cartridges.
Canon Digital Production Center receives ISO 27001:2013 certification for information security management system by protecting customer data in complete security with reliable high quality services.
In September, Canon Hongkong (CHK) was successfully verified by SGS, a third-party certification organization, for its greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and reporting practices of Year 2013 and 2014 against ISO 14064-1:2006, which is an international standard regarding the quantification and reporting of GHG emissions and removals at the organizational level.
Canon Hongkong awarded both the United Nations Millennium Development Goal's (UNMDG) “Better World Company Label” and the World Green Organisation's (WGO) “Green Office Label” under the “Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme” (GOALS).
CHK attained the inaugural Sustainable Business Award as recognition of effort in achieving sustainable development
Canon Hongkong Corporate Volunteer Team was officially established to support community services, and attained the Silver Award for Volunteer Service (Organization) 2015 by the end of year.
The combined production of the company's film and digital EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras surpassed the 70-million mark on February 5.
On April 22, Canon achieved an impressive lens-manufacturing milestone with the production of the Company’s 100-millionth EF lens for EOS cameras
CHK has become the Official Sponsor of the Cycling Association of Hong Kong, China Ltd. and will also sponsor from May 2014.
Canon Hongkong has been awarded the SME's Best Partner Award by the General Chamber of Small and Medium Business on 5 Jun. The award recognizes corporate that show support to small and medium enterprises sector in business operations and corporate development.
The Company's interchangeable lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have maintained the No. 1 share worldwide in terms of volume within the interchangeable lens digital camera market for the 11-year period from 2003 to 2013.
CHK was awarded the '10 years + Caring Company' Logo by HKCSS in recognition of CHK’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) since 2004
CHK contributes to education sector as the Diamond Sponsor of the "Learning & Teaching Expo 2013"
CHK has granted United Millennium Development Goals (UNMDGs) Better World Company label and the World Green Organisation's Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS).
CHK was awarded as "Consumer Caring Company 2013"
The integration of Océ (Hong Kong China) Limited into Canon Hongkong Company Limited has been completed.
On 14 Nov 2013 Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd had the pleasure to be awarded Hong Kong's Most Valuable Companies (HKMVC), selected as “Most Reliable Imaging Solutions”.
On 3 Dec 2013, Canon imageFORMULA Portable Scanner P-208, Canon imageFORMULA Portable Scanner P-215 and WU10 Wi-Fi Unit were awarded IT Pro Corporate Choice 2013.
Mr. Hisahiro Minokawa is appointed as the President & CEO of CHK
To celebrate CHK 40th Anniversary, CHK kicked off Canon ImagineNation, an extravaganza running from 30 November until 2 December at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Canon ImagineNation plays with the theme 'World of Imagination'. In the three-day exhibition, approximately 30,000 visitors were attracted to 12 interactive zones, which showcased the entire lineup of Canon's latest concepts, to let visitors experience the present and future imaging world established by Canon
Apart from Canon ImagineNation, CHK arranged ‘CHK 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner’ for 360 guests at Grand Hyatt Hotel on 30 November. On the evening, CHK expressed our sincere appreciation towards their support in the course of our 40th history. Greeted with warm smiles and encouragement from our friends, CHK will continue and move forward to bring enriched imaging lifestyles for the community
CHK granted the Silver Award of the 2012 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) - Sectoral Awards (Wholesalers and Retailers)
Canon celebrates of the 25th anniversary of Canon's EOS System, which includes the EOS series of single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras and a diverse range of accessories for the system beginning with the company's rich lineup of interchangeable EF Lenses.
Canon Customer Care Center and Canon Image2 have been re-located to the whole 2nd floor of iSQUARE in Tsim Sha Tsui, to showcase the full range of Canon's imaging products and offer the one-stop service to Canon customers and photo lovers. Situated on the same floor, Canon Customer Care Center and Canon Image2 occupy a total area of 8,700 sq. ft., featuring a minimal and stylish interior design with the panoramic city view.
14th December, CHK had its 40th Anniversary in Hong Kong.
October, CHK organized the 3rd edition of Canon Photo Marathon with over 1,000 photography talents participated and all registration fee is donated to WWF - Hong Kong.
September, combined production of film and digital EOS-series single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras surpassed the 50-million mark ; at the end of October, the EF series of interchangeable lenses reached the 70-million-unit milestone.
April, Canon Business Solution Center is renovated with a new built “Eco Corner” to demonstrate how Canon products implement with its green technologies to code with an energy saving and operation effective office, based on the Canon company philosophy.

2001 - 2010

‘Canon Toner Cartridge Recycling Program’ has been launched for 20 years since 1990. Over 23 countries and districts, including Hong Kong, have collected approximately 220,000 metric tons of used toner cartridges for recycling
‘Canon Image2’ was refurbished with the brand-new ‘Enjoy Photo Area’ which customers can experience the Canon’s Enjoy Photo Concept – the whole imaging process from shooting to printing
CHK was awarded the ‘5 years + Caring Company’ Logo by HKCSS in recognition of CHK’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) since 2004
June, an entirely new ‘Let’s Make The Earth Smile’ icon was launched to drive more people concerning more about environment and lead a low carbon life as our Earth is seriously ill
Canon celebrated 50 years of Single-Lens Reflex Camera sales. More than 50 million units had produced since 1959
Canon celebrated the production of 50 million EF Lenses which current line up of 65 models to satisfy the needs of all users
To further enhance ‘Canon Ink Cartridge Recycle Program’, recycling boxes were placed in schools, café, shopping malls and office buildings in the Territories to collect the used ink cartridges for recycling from customers
July, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi was appointed as President & CEO.
February , CHK set up a Representative Office in Macau for sales of office equipment and solution software.
Since 2004, CHK was awarded the ‘Caring Company 2004/08’ Logo for the fourth consecutive year by HKCSS.
November, ‘Smile Campaign’ was launched to cheer up Hong Kong people to face the economic downturn.
Mr. Kenji Kobayashi was appointed as President & CEO.
July 1, Canon revolving Neon Sign was invited to join the ‘Symphony of Light’ and Pyrotechnic Show by Hong Kong Tourism Commission to celebrate the 10th anniversary of HKSAR.
August , incorporated in the Toner Cartridge Recycling Program, CHK provided free pick up service for used toner cartridges with an aim to lessen the environment impact of used toner cartridges.
November 23 -25, CHK launched ‘Canon Expo 2007 – Digital Photography & High Definition Images Expo’ with the theme ‘Life on Canon Life’ at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It showcased Canon’s latest digital products and technologies with an innovative set up like a 10M x 10M Ice Rink and 3D Theatre.
December, Canon Pro Solution Hub was established on 17/F of Oterprise Square (named as 26 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui now) to provide the best one-stop Canon digital imaging solution, including Canon flagship DSLR models, high definition video camcorders and inkjet printers to professional customers.
December 2006, Canon LED Wall was installed at Oterprise Square to co-exist with Canon revolving Neon Sign. 420 LED dots were installed in 14 rows to form a LED panel delivering different Canon messages to Hong Kong community.
August, CHK Imaging & Information Showroom – ‘Canon Image2’ and Customer Care Center were relocated to Oterprise Square in Tsim Sha Tsui (named as 26 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui now).
CHK Business Information Solution Division organized ‘Canon Answers’ Solution Show in June 2006 to demonstrate how Canon solutions enhance office efficiency
May , ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 are combined into Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety (QEHS) Management System and was certified by SGS
April , CHK was certificated with COPC-2000® CSP standard as a recognition for meeting the world class standard of service efficiency and quality
March, Canon Revolving Neon Sign, which was the first one in Asia was established at the Oterprise Square, Tsim Sha Tsui (named as 26 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui now). A grand light up ceremony was also launched for celebration
CHK System Solution Division organized its first ‘Ask Canon’ solution show to share the Company’s latest advancements in office system technology and product series.
CHK obtained Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Specification OHSAS 18001:2007, a certificate for health and safety management system.
CHK obtains ISO 14001:2004 Standard Certificate for environmental conservation from Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency.
Mr. Kensaku Konishi was appointed as President & CEO.
CHK became Kitchee Football Team’s Principal Partner by providing comprehensive sponsorship including long-term scholarship scheme to nurture talented young football players.
CHK organized its second exhibition ‘Canon Expo 2004 – Image Perfection’ at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center.
CHK and CMHK merged and became Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK).
CHK Domestic Sales Office was relocated to Metropolis Tower, Hunghom.
CHK donated HK$1.5 million to the Hong Kong Hospital Authority to support the fight against SARS.
CHK launched ‘Hong Kong Ka Yau’ Campaign to revitalize Hong Kong economy.
CHK becomes a Diamond Member of World Wildlife Fund Hong Kong.
Canon showroom was relocated to Metropolis Mall, Hunghom named as ‘Canon Digital Magic Plaza’.
CHK initiated its first Expo, which was the largest Expo by a single consumer electronics brand among its Hong Kong counterparts.
CHK obtained ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
Mr. Hideki Ozawa was appointed as the President & CEO of CMHK.
Canon established its Digital School.
Canon China Co., Ltd. assumed control of all Representative Offices’ business.
Mr. Yoroku Adachi was appointed as Managing Director of CHK.
Canon Marketing Taiwan Co. Ltd. (CMTW) was established in Taipei.

1991 - 1999

Mr. Kohtaro Miyagi was appointed as Managing Director of CHK.
CHK was relocated to Hong Kong Club Building, Central.
CMHK commences.
Canon showroom is launched at G/F of Mirror Tower.
CHK established its Canon Marketing (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. (CMHK) at Mirror Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui as subsidiary for Hong Kong and Macau markets.
Mr. Hirotaka Kakita was appointed as Managing Director.
CHK celebrated its 25th anniversary.
CHK was relocated to Lippo Sun Plaza, Tsim Sha Tsui.
CHK set up Representative Office to coordinate marketing activities in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
CHK established Canon International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. to supply parts for customers in China.
Canon Inc. Hong Kong Representative Office is registered as an independent company and renamed as Canon Engineering Hong Kong Co., Ltd.
Canon HongKong Trading Co.,  Ltd. is renamed Canon Hongkong Company Limited (CHK).
Mr. Takashi Oshiyama was appointed as Deputy Managing Director.
Canon HongKong Trading Co.,  Ltd.  promoted its Toner Cartridge Recycling Program at the Green Expo.
Canon HongKong Trading Co.,  Ltd. sales exceeded US$ 200 million.
Mr. R. Katu attended MRA Economical Discussion in Guangzhou.
Canon participated in Computer Expo 93.
CEBM responsible for calculator business effective from 1st July.
Canon introduced its Toner Cartridge Recycling Program in Hong Kong.
Canon Electronic Business Machine (H.K.) Co., Ltd. (CEBM) wasis established in Hong Kong and served as the global headquarter for Canon’s calculator business.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. sales hit US$ 100 million.
Naoki Fukushima was appointed as Managing Director.

1981 - 1990

Canon launched the NeXT Computer in Hong Kong.
CHK head office was relocated to Mirror Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui to keep abreast of expansion.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. participated in CENIT ASIA' 90.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. number of staff reached the record high 100.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. Logistics Division was relocated to Wyler Centre, Kwai Chung.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. purchased a warehouse on 21/F Wyler Centre, Kwai Chung.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. established a Copier Technical Support Department to provide copier training support to agents.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. number of staff exceeded 50.
Canon launched its first EOS camera in Hong Kong.
The remarkable Canon Neon Sign was embellished above the Hong Kong Arts Centre.
Canon launched its Still Video System in Hong Kong.
Noboru Tachibana was appointed as Managing Director.
Canon launched its first laser beam printer in Hong Kong.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. Administration & Marketing departments were relocated to Peninsula Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui.
Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd. established a China Trade department to explore opportunities in China market.
Canon launched its first printer in Hong Kong.
Jardine installed 800 Canon PW100A printers in the newly unified Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Canon launched its first video product in Hong Kong.
Mr. Yasushi Iwabuchi was appointed as Managing Director.
Canon launched electronic typewriter in Hong Kong.

1970 - 1980

Canon HongKong Trading Co.,  Ltd.  was relocated to Golden Bear Industrial Centre, Chai Wan Kok Street, Tsuen Wan.
Mr. Nobumasa Fuse was appointed as Managing Director.
The Company initiated a small-scale computer business.
The Company is registered as an independent company and changed its name to Canon HongKong Trading Co., Ltd.
Turnover generated by Canon’s camera and calculator business reached over Yen 2,000 million.
The Company joined the calculator market.
The Canon Baby Contest was launched.
The Hong Kong Branch of Canon Inc. (hereafter the Company) was established at Wing Ping Godown, Fui Yiu Kok Street, Tsuen Wan. The Company acted as a sub-department under Canon’s ‘Export Operation Department’ and distributed Canon products to China and Taiwan.
Hiroshi Saito was appointed as Managing Director.