Canon BretagneCanon Bretagne, multiskill and local activities.
An industrial complex located near Rennes Atalante's technopole.
Living our values on a daily basis
- 800 employees.
- A six-plant industrial complex.
- Total surface area of 231,000 square metres including
a covered area of 47,000 square metres.
- Machines with a total value of 80 million euros.
- Average annual investment of 16 million euros.
- A Research and Development Centre located just
20 km away from the plant.
Canon chose to settle in Liffré, 25 km from Rennes in 1983.
At the heart of an environmentally friendly area,
Canon Bretagne is an active partner in the economic,
cultural and sportive life of the region. It is Canon's duty,
as a worldwide group, to get involved with corporate
social responsiblity with regard to its partners and
The history of Canon Bretagne
1983: Creation of the company
1984: Photocopiers production
1985: Typewriters production
1986: Assembly of electronic boards
1987: Production of cartridges, fax machines
and laser printers
1997: Recycling of used cartridges
1999: Production Reform
2003: Blister packaging of cartridges Repair of
office products Call centre First industrial
2004: Repair of photography and video products
Dismantling end-of-life office products
2008: Site extension
2011: Filling toner bottles
In 2003, Canon Bretagne celebrated its 20 years of existence
in a strong globalisation context in which low value-added
services (office equipment) are now carried out in Asian
facilities (China, Thailand,...). On top of the Cartridge activity,
Canon Bretagne goes with a two-pronged approach which
requires both development and adaptability.
By creating a "New Business" department, in 2001
Canon Bretagne decided to create new services for the
Canon Group but also for partners outside the Group.
The company widens its scope by making its expertise
available to companies willing to outsource their production
in order to focus their activities on research, development