Sony Corporation of America (SCA), based in New York, is the United States subsidiary of Japan's Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo. It is the umbrella company under which all Sony companies operate in the United States.
Sony is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its motion picture, television, computer entertainment, music and online businesses make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world.
Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (one of the largest film & television companies in the world), Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., & Sony Music Entertainment Inc.(one of the largest recorded music companies in the world). Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $88.7 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, and it employs 180,500 people worldwide. Sony’s consolidated sales in the U.S. for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 were $29 billion.