Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Canon Medical Systems Corporation is a medical equipment company based in Ōtawara, Tochigi, Japan. The company, formerly known as Toshiba Medical, was the first in Japan to begin research on X-ray tubes in 1914, and has continued to be a national leader in diagnostic imaging equipment, being the first to introduce many products, including MRI and helical CT.[2] The company was acquired by Canon Inc. in 2016.[3]

Canon Medical Systems Corporation
IndustryMedical Electronics
FoundedSeptember 23, 1948
HeadquartersŌtawara, Tochigi, Japan
Area served
Key people
Toshio Takiguchi [1]
OwnerCanon Inc. (100%)

Canon Medical Systems is, since late 2012, the Official Medical Systems Partner of Manchester United FC as per a multi-million 5-year contract.[4]

Major competitorsEdit

Major competitors of CMSC (Canon Medical Systems Corporation) include:[5]


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  3. ^ "Canon Inc. to acquire Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation shares and make it a subsidiary". Canon Inc. 2016-12-19. Retrieved 2016-12-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Reds announce Toshiba deal". 2 September 2012. Manchester United FC. Retrieved 26 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Freudenheim, Milt (28 November 2000). "G.E.'S NEXT LEADER: THE TRAINING GROUND; Success Built On Selling Imaging Gear". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 March 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)