Nikon Group Profile
Nikon Group Companies
European Group Companies North American Group Companies
■ Nikon Holdings Europe B.V. (Netherlands) ■ Nikon Nordic AB (Sweden) ■ Nikon Americas Inc. (USA)
■ Nikon Precision Europe GmbH (Germany) ■ Nikon Kft. (Hungary) ■ Nikon Precision Inc. (USA)
■ Nikon Europe B.V. (Netherlands) ■ Nikon s.r.o. (Czech) ■ Nikon Research Corporation of America (USA)
■ Nikon AG (Switzerland) ■ Nikon Polska Sp.z o.o. (Poland) ■ Nikon Inc. (USA)
■ Nikon GmbH (Germany) ■ Nikon Instruments Europe B.V. (Netherlands) ■ Nikon Instruments Inc. (USA)
■ Nikon U.K. Ltd. (UK) ■ Nikon Instruments S.p.A. (Italy) ■ Nikon Canada Inc. (Canada)
■ Nikon France S.A.S. (France)
Number of employees:
employees: Japanese Group Companies 1,251
973 ■ Nikon Corporation
Number of ■ Mito Nikon Precision Corporation
employees: ■ Zao Nikon Co., Ltd.
9,439 ■ Tochigi Nikon Precision Co., Ltd.
■ Sendai Nikon Precision Co., Ltd.
■ Nikon Tec Corporation ■ Nikon Vision Co., Ltd.
■ Tochigi Nikon Corporation ■ Nikon Engineering Co., Ltd.
■ Sendai Nikon Corporation ■ Nikon Systems Inc.
Number of ■ Nikon Imaging Japan Inc. ■ Nikon Business Services Co., Ltd.
employees: ■ Kurobane Nikon Co., Ltd. ■ TNI Industry Co., Ltd.
12,096 ■ Nikon Instech Co., Ltd. ■ Nikon-Essilor Co., Ltd.
Asian/Oceanian Group Companies ■ Hikari Glass Co., Ltd. ■ Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd.
■ Nikon Precision Korea Ltd. (Korea)
■ Nikon Precision Taiwan Ltd. (Taiwan)
■ Nikon Precision Singapore Pte Ltd (Singapore)
■ Nikon Precision Shanghai Co., Ltd. (China)
■ Nikon Hong Kong Ltd. (Hong Kong) ■ Nikon Imaging Korea Co., Ltd. (Korea)
■ Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd (Singapore) ■ Nikon (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
■ Nikon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) ■ Nikon Imaging (China) Co., Ltd. (China)
■ Nikon Imaging (China) Sales Co., Ltd. (China) ■ Nikon Australia Pty Ltd (Australia)
• In February 2008, Nikon Photo Products Inc. was renamed Nikon Imaging Japan Inc. Also, in April 2008 Sendai Nikon Corporation was divided into Sendai Nikon Corporation and
Sendai Nikon Precision Co., Ltd. Furthermore, Nikon Eyewear Co., Ltd. was removed from the list of Nikon‘s consolidated subsidiaries at the end of the consolidated fiscal year
ended March 31, 2009, following the completion of liquidation.
• The numbers of regional employees do not include the directors of Nikon Corporation or regular employees, part-time employees, temporary personnel, or dispatched workers
for the two equity method affiliates, namely Nikon-Essilor Co., Ltd. and Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd.
2005–2009 Sales (Non-consolidated, Consolidated) 2005–2009 Sales Breakdown by Business (Consolidated)
Millions of yen Millions of yen
1,000,000 879,719 1,000,000 2.1%
730,943 732,963 800,000
600,000 477,324 521,140 600,000
200,000 200,000 25.0%
0 ’05/3 ’06/3 ’07/3 ’08/3 ’09/3 0 ’05/3 ’06/3 ’07/3 ’08/3 ’09/3
Non-consolidated Consolidated Precision equipment Imaging products Instruments Others
2005–2009 Sales Breakdown by Region (Consolidated) 2005–2009 Employee Numbers (Non-consolidated, Consolidated)
Millions of yen Employees 25,342
1,000,000 1.6% 25,000
800,000 20,000 16,758
600,000 23.7% 15,000
400,000 29.7% 10,000
4,269 4,352 4,629 4,861 5,143
0 ’05/3 ’06/3 ’07/3 ’08/3 ’09/3 0 ’05/3 ’06/3 ’07/3 ’08/3 ’09/3
Japan N. America Europe Asia and Oceania Others Non-consolidated Consolidated
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Company Name NIKON CORPORATION No. of Employees* Consolidated: 23,759
Head Office Fuji Bldg., 2-3, Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Non-Consolidated: 5,143 (as of March 31, 2009)
Tokyo 100-8331, Japan *Employee figures do not include part-time employees, temporary personnel
Tel: +81-3-3214-5311 or dispatched workers.
The consolidated figure does not include the employees of the two equity
Date of Establishment July 25, 1917 method affiliates or the directors of Nikon Corporation, although it includes
Capital ¥65,475 million (as of March 31, 2009) the directors of Group companies.
The non-consolidated figure does not include the directors of Nikon
Net Sales Consolidated: ¥879,719 million Corporation or the employees of Nikon Corporation who are temporarily
Non-Consolidated: ¥663,945 million dispatched to Group companies.
(for the year ended March 31, 2009)
Major Businesses of the Nikon Group
Precision Equipment Business ¡IC steppers and scanners ¡LCD steppers and scanners
(Precision Equipment Company*)
Imaging Products Business ¡Digital cameras ¡Film cameras ¡Interchangeable lenses ¡Speedlights ¡Film scanners
(Imaging Company*) ¡Photographic accessories ¡Software
Instruments Business ¡Biological microscopes ¡Industrial microscopes ¡Stereoscopic microscopes
(Instruments Company*) ¡Measuring instruments ¡Semiconductor inspection equipment
Sport Optics Business ¡Binoculars ¡Monoculars ¡Fieldscopes ¡Digiscoping system ¡Fieldmicroscopes
(Nikon Vision Co., Ltd.) ¡Laser rangefinders ¡Loupes
Customized Products Business ¡Customized optical equipment ¡Space-related equipment ¡Astronomy-related equipment
(Customized Products Division*) ¡Optical components
Glass Business ¡Synthetic silica glass ¡Calcium fluoride ¡Photomask substrates for LCD
Encoder Business ¡Absolute encoders ¡Digimicro digital micrometer system ¡Rotary encoders
(Encoder Business Promotion Division)
Ophthalmic Business ¡Ophthalmic lenses ¡Hearing aids
(Nikon-Essilor Co., Ltd.)
Surveying Instruments Business ¡Total stations ¡GPS systems ¡Construction lasers ¡Theodolites ¡Levels
(Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd.) ¡Surveying CAD systems
*Three companies and two divisions are Nikon Corporation‘s organizational names.
Medium Term Management Plan
I Management Policy I Consolidated Targets for the Year Ending
March 31, 2012
In the face of this severe business environment, Net sales ¥800 billion
we will promptly implement structural reforms Operating income ¥72 billion
and complete preparations Current net income ¥40 billion
for the coming economic recovery,
thereby returning to a sustainable growth track.
I Business Strategy
Precision Equipment Company
To optimize the bases to develop and commercialize leading-
I Key Objectives edge IC steppers and scanners
Strengthening competitiveness in core businesses Imaging Company
and increasing the Group’s proﬁtability To develop and commercialize next-generation digital cameras
To become more resistant to fluctuations in the foreign
Identifying new directions for business and exchange market and exploit the markets of emerging
creating a new mainstay business through economies more deeply
appropriate allocation of resources
To promote the development of new products in the fields of
Focusing on cash ﬂow to strengthen the ﬁnancial structure biological and industrial equipment
Focusing on compliance, human resources development,
To foster the creation of new business and search for new
and environmental management to foster CSR activities
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