Canon Electronics Inc. develops, produces, and sells precision machines and instruments, and electric and electronic machines and instruments in Japan and internationally. The company also provides information devices; and software for computers and communications devices. It offers document, network, check, and flatbed scanners; bundled software.; and dental milling machines. The company was formerly known as Chichibu Eikosha Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Canon Electronics Inc. in 1964. Canon Electronics Inc. was incorporated in 1947 and is headquartered in Chichibu, Japan. Canon Electronics Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Canon Inc.