Group Outline

Company Name Seiko Epson Corporation
Founded May 18, 1942
Head Office 3-3-5 Owa, Suwa-shi, Nagano, Japan
Paid-in Capital ¥53,204 million
Revenue (consolidated)


¥1,089.6 billion
(FY2018)

Number of employees


Epson Group
(consolidated):
76,647

Parent company: 12,713
(as of March 31, 2019)

Group companies


85
(includes parent company)
Japan: 17 Overseas:68

(as of March 31, 2019)

Sales revenue by region

Employees by region (consolidated)

Group company breakdown

The top 100 global patent application rankings (WIPO)

* These rankings are announced once every 10 years.

Ranking by number of publications of unexamined patent applications in different product categories

Japan
Inkjet printers 1st
Projectors 1st
Robotics 2nd
Quartz crystal devices 2nd
United States
Inkjet printers 1st
Projectors 1st
Robotics 2nd
Quartz crystal devices 3rd

* 2018 ranking in number of patent applications laid open to the public (Epson research)
(January 1 to December 31, 2018)

Ranking in number of registered patents

Japan 7th
United States 21st
China*1 13th
  • * 2018 calendar year ranking in number of patents registered (Epson research)
  • *1 The China ranking is only for foreign companies for the 2018 calendar year.

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