The digital ink experience
Wacom is the global leader in the pen display and tablet market for creative users. As a technology company, we provide cutting-edge digital ink solutions for a wide range of partners using and producing smartphones, tablets and digital stationery.
Creativity is in every human being.
“We inspire and equip not only professional designers or artists who create amazing digital masterpieces. Our solutions are also for the creativity that is in everyone – in people’s personal lives or when doing business.”
(Nobutaka Ide, CEO)
Head office: 2-510-1, Toyonodai, Kazo-shi, Saitama, Japan
Founded on: July 12, 1983
President and CEO: Nobutaka Ide
Stock market: Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section (6727)
Paid-in capital: 4.2 billion Japanese yen
Net sales: 88.6 billion Japanese yen (fiscal year ending 03/2020, consolidated)
Employees: 1,012 (as of March 31, 2020)
1984: First cordless pen tablet introduced
1988: Wacom Europe established (in Germany)
1990: Walt Disney adopted pen for “Beauty and the Beast”
1991: Wacom Technology established (in USA)
2000-2008: Subsidiaries established in China, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan
2003: Listed on JASDAQ
2005: Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Section 1
2010: Wacom India established
2011: Received TSE Disclosure Award
2012: Smartphone adoption of pen technology
2013: Received JIRA “Best IR Award for Small Cap”
2013: “Asia’s 200 Best under 1 billion USD” by Forbes
2018: “Wacom Chapter 2” started by new management team
Our organizational structure reflects the two business segments of branded products and technology solutions.
The Branded Products Business includes business lines for creative users (pen tablets, pen displays and mobile pen devices), for consumers (products optimized for digital ink) and for enterprises and organizations (business solutions with digital signature tablets and LCD pen tablets).
The Technology Solutions Business comprises solutions for manufacturers of mobile devices and stationery (EMR and Active ES pen sensor systems for smartphones, tablets and PCs).
Across businesses, the Ink Division develops our digital Wacom Ink Technologies and related products, software solutions and services.
Consolidated net sales
Consolidated net sales in fiscal year ending March 2020: 88.6 billion Japanese yen.