Who we are
Nikon is one of the world's leading suppliers of products and solutions based on advanced opto-electronics and precision technologies.
More than meets the eye
Nikon is famous for its cameras and binoculars, but we make a whole range of other products too.
For example, did you know we manufacture equipment used to fabricate the semiconductors found in your PC and smartphone? And that we make measuring instruments that detect microscopic defects in electronic components? Nikon technologies contribute to people's lives in ways you may never have imagined.
Enriching society through technology and ideas
Some of our products and technologies are unique. For example, Nikon equipment plays a vital role in the manufacture of ever-larger flat-panel displays. Our aim is to fulfil needs and enrich society through innovation.
Contributing to advanced medicine
Our support for medical research ranges from healthcare and bioscience to regenerative medicine and innovative drug development. Nikon's equipment is used by researchers who study living iPS cells to find applications that will benefit society. Through partnerships with universities and companies, we're taking medical research to the next level. We are working continuously to improve the quality of life for people throughout the world.
Driving manufacturing quality
Modern manufacturing relies on precision measurement - a particular area of Nikon expertise.
Our measuring instruments contribute to improved quality, reliability and safety in products from electronic components to automobiles and airplanes.
From Japan to every corner of the globe
Nikon has been driving technology forward for over a century, winning the trust of customers by responding to the changing needs of the times. More than 90 group companies have been established in the Americas, Europe, Asia and beyond. Our people are equally diverse, working to make a difference in countries around the world.
The world is our market
Nikon's overseas markets account for over 80% of total sales. Globally, we offer an extraordinary range of products, from industrial equipment for the manufacture of high-definition screens used in smart devices to the Nikon cameras beloved by generations of photographers.
Into outer space with Nikon
Nikon cameras were used to record the historic mission of the Apollo 15 in 1971. Nikon has supported countless other space exploration missions and satellites. For years, we've focused on space. In the future, we'll continue helping scientists unlock the mysteries of the cosmos.