Melville, N.Y. –
said Monday that it broke ground
on its new North and South American headquarters campus in Melville, N.Y.
The new facility
was designed for environmental friendliness and innovation and will serve as
one of Canon’s three worldwide headquarters, joining Tokyo and London.
features of the new building will include use of natural lighting, the
incorporation of energy-efficient equipment and materials in construction, as
well landscaping using native species and drought-resistant vegetation.