Chester Carlson inventor of xerography founded the Haloid Company on April 18, 1935. The company manufactured and sold photographic paper! It was based in Rochester New York.
In the year 1942 Carlson received U.S. patent No. 2,297,691 on Oct. 6 for electrophotography, later called xerography, the technology that revolutionized the world of imaging.
Xerox as it is known today was trademarked in 1948 when Haloid and Battelle Development Corp. announced the development of xerography.
The first ever copier- Model A or Ox Box, based on xerography was given to the world by Xerox in the year 1949! Today it manufactures printers for office and home use as well as high volume printers, wide format printers and digital printing presses and afcoarse all the supplies that go with these equipments! They also provide services such as document management, assessment and asset management services among a number of other services!
Xerox pioneered work on the carbon-based organic toner during the 1950s and today it boasts of developing a chemically grown toner Emulsion Aggregation, in short Xerox has been and still is the market leader in copiers, toners and...