Friday, April 16, 2010

April 16

April 16, 1958: The Haloid Company changes its name to Haloid Xerox. Originally formed as a photographic paper company in Rochester in 1906, the Haloid company would acquire license to Chester Carlson's patented electrophotography process in 1947 and launch the first XeroX copier in 1949.

Information Sources and Further Reading
  1. Xerox Web Site: Online Fact Book
  2. The Xerox Story, "Haloid the Little Company that Went for Broke (part II)", pg 10

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