Canon U.S.A Celebrates Official Grand Opening Of Canon Americas Headquarters
Joining London and Tokyo as one of the three worldwide headquarters locations, the Canon Americas Headquarters serves all North and South American countries and stands as a model for environmental stewardship and innovation. The Melville, NY, facility features several environmentally conscious elements including daylight harvesting, drought resistant vegetation and electric vehicle charging stations.
The new Canon Americas Headquarters also has an onsite state-of-the-art Showroom, which will be used for product demonstrations for customers, dealers, media and students.
Fast Facts about Canon Americas Headquarters:
Building square footage: 700,000 square feet
Number of floors/stories: Five stories tall, plus a basement level
Amount of steel used throughout the building: Approximately 5,838 pieces of steel
Number of employees: Approximately 1,400 moved in first quarter 2013—750 to be added in the next five years and approximately 300 consultants are employeed here
Parking garage: Combined total of 488,000 square feet
Number of parking spaces: Approximately 1,700
Electric car charging stations: Six in each garage/12 total
Number of bathrooms: 54
Acres of land: 52
Acres of preserved/open land: Eight
Greenery: 20 percent of site to remain in vegetated state
Ponds: Two ponds varying in size each six feet deep
Land Purchased: June 4, 2007
Site plans filed with Town of Huntington: July 1, 2008
Groundbreaking: May 3, 2010
Topping Off Ceremony: May 12, 2011
Feet/Miles of wire: 1,626,000 feet which equals 307 miles
Cost of building/land: $500 million
Construction workers: Approximately 20 at this time to address minimal internal facitlites work—not major construction
Certificate of Occupancy Received: January 16, 2013
About Canon U.S.A.
Canon U.S.A., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA
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