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Xerox No More: Fujifilm Acquires Printing Legend

Fujifilm Holdings will take over Xerox Corp it was announced Wednesday. The $6.1 billion deal combines the US company with Fuji Xerox and ends the legendary printing company’s run as an independent company.

The two companies will combine by Fuji Xerox becoming a 100% subsidiary of Xerox, and Xerox will change its name to “Fuji Xerox”. Fujifilm will acquire 50.1% of the new Fuji Xerox, and the company will maintain its NYSE listing. The combined company will maintain the “Fuji Xerox” and “Xerox” brands within its respective operating regions … (click to read more)

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Xerox, Back In The Day

Pictured above, Chester Carlson’s with his invention of electrophotography.

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The Xerox DocuTech 135 Production Publisher ignited the digital print-on-demand revolution with its introduction in 1990.

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A 1949 Model A Copier was the first manually operated commercial xerographic printer.