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Corporate History

1962

  • Fuji Photo Film and Rank Xerox establish Fuji Xerox as a joint venture, capitalized at 200 million yen (equity ratio: 50/50). (photo on the right)
  • Launches the Fuji Xerox 914.
1965
  • Enters the Philippines market, and later establishes a joint venture or appoints agents in other AP regions.
1971

  • Acquires Takematsu Plant and Iwatsuki Plant from Fuji Photo Film and Iwatsuki Kohki, respectively, to establish an integrated manufacturing and sales organization. (photo on the right)
  • Ebina Plant begins operations.
1974
  • Increases capitalization to 10 billion yen.
1977
  • Establishes The Setsutaro Kobayashi Memorial Fund.
1979
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Office Supply Co., Ltd.
  • Establishes sales subsidiaries in major prefectures in Japan with local capital, and later expands to comprise a nationwide network.
1980

  • Receives The Deming Prize in recognition for its excellence in quality control. (photo on the right)
1982

  • Enters the education field
  • Establishes Corporate Research Lab at Ebina Plant
  • Establishes Suzuka Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. (photo on the right)
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Distribution Co., Ltd.
1984
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Information System Co., Ltd.
1985
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Engineering Co., Ltd.
1988
  • Introduces the New Work Way program.
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Career Net Co., Ltd., MCM Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. and Fuji Xerox System Service Co., Ltd. [external site]
  • Establishes Fuji System Brain Co., Ltd. and Protex Co., Ltd. under the venture business program.
1989
1990
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox General Business, Co., Ltd.
  • Begins Social Service Program.
  • Acquires management and property rights of four Asia-Pacific countries from Rank Xerox.
1991
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. in Singapore to consolidate operations in the AP region.
  • Introduces The Document Company concept.
  • Jointly with Xerox Corporation, establishes Xerox International Partners to sell low-end printers in North America and Europe.
1992
  • Establishes Hasu Club to promote social welfare using money donated from employees' salaries.
  • Establishes FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc. [external site] in California.
1994
  • Re-enters the Vietnamese market after 19 years absence.
  • Begins production of large textbooks for the visually impaired.
1995

  • Introduces new corporate logo.
  • Establishes Corporate Research Laboratories at Nakai. (photo on the right)
  • Establishes a printer manufacturing subsidiary in Shenzhen, China.
1996

  • Begins incorporation of recycled parts to a production line with an aim to achieve zero-waste. (photo on the right)
1997
  • All domestic plants acquire ISO 14000.
1998
  • Acquires full ownership of Fuji Xerox Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Establishes a photoreceptor drum manufacturing plant in Shenzhen Plant.
  • Develops privilege-based authentication system, DDSA.
  • Wins the Minister's Award for Activities That Protect Against Global Warming" from the Environmental Agency.
1999
  • Strengthens corporate governance by introducing corporate officers management.
2000

  • Acquires Sony Tektronix Corporation's printing business and establishes Phaser Printing Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Acquires Nippon Carbide Industries Company's chemical toner business and establishes new plant in Toyama. (photo on the right)
  • Establishes AccessTicket Systems Inc.
  • Achieves resource recycling rate of 99.97% through zero-waste system established nationwide.
  • Acquires China/Hong Kong Operations from Xerox Corporation.
2001
  • Consolidated to Fuji Photo Film Group with equity increase to 75% owned by Fuji Photo Film and 25% by Xerox Corporation.
  • Acquires laser printer business from NEC Corporation
  • Establishes Fuji Xerox Printing Systems Co., Ltd. [external site] (currently Fuji Xerox Printing Systems Sales Co., Ltd.) and Niigata Fuji Xerox Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
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