Philosophy & Vision

Since the company was established in 1917, Nikon has cultivated its status as a pioneer of optical technologies in Japan and overseas. Guided by our corporate philosophy of “Trustworthiness and Creativity,” we provide a wide range of technologies, products and services globally by harnessing our advanced technologies, the core of which encompasses opto-electronics and precision technologies. We are proud to celebrate our 100th anniversary on July 25th 2017, and have adopted a new vision for the future in this anniversary year.

Kazuo Ushida
President
Representative Director

Our Philosophy

Trustworthiness and Creativity

Our corporate philosophy is “Trustworthiness and Creativity.” These are simple words, but they are not easily put into practice. These important words represent unchanging principles to which we will always be dedicated.

Our Vision

Unlock the future with the power of light

Unleashing the limitless possibilities of light.
Striving to brighten the human experience.
Focused, with purpose, on a better future for all.
THIS IS THE ESSENCE OF NIKON.

Our Qualities of Mind

Curiosity

We show our passion for progress through
a wide range of interests to cultivate fresh ideas.

Acceptance

We warmly embrace diverse ideas
and delight in differences among people and cultures.

Inspirational Power

We share our ideas with infectious enthusiasm
to effect positive change in the world.


Medium Term Management Plan

Provides information on a restructuring plan announced on November 8, 2016.