Birth of Xerography
Xerography (electrophotography), the technology that is now widely used in office printing for digital multifunction machines and laser printers, became commercially practical for the first time by Xerox Corporation.
Japan's Copy Machine Market in the 1960s
Japan in the 1960s was different to the Western world in various aspects including document preparation practices and office environments, not to mention language and spelling systems. Here, you can take a brief glimpse of the situation that developed in the copy machine market in those days.
Winning the Manufacturing Market
Fuji Xerox became actively engaged in the business of copy machines for large-sized drawings, namely engineering micrographics (EMs), starting in the latter half of the 1960s. The story behind the development of the 2080 (a generator of big revenue) is revealed here.