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Re: Top 19 Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away

Larry Kirsch ·
Nice memories. Former Saxonite..
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Re: Top 19 Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away

Tony from Texas ·
curious that nobody mentioned Kodak. I was working for Danka when they acquired Kodak. It created a mess but the equipment was solid.
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Art Post ·
I remember Kodak well, especially the EktaPrint, here's a cool link I found for the press release https://www.nytimes.com/1984/0...ktaprint-copier.html
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Re: Top 19 Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away

Kiwispike ·
Don't forget Panasonic
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Top 19 Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away

Art Post ·
Did you sell these copiers, did you ever see one, or maybe you weren't  even a twinkle in your Mom's eye when these copier manufacturers were the King of  the Road! "Tell Us About Some Old Copier Companies", was a question we posed to our...
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Top Twenty Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away!

Art Post ·
Did you sell these, did you ever see one, or maybe you weren't even a twinkle in your Mom's eye when these copier manufacturers were the King of the Road! Copiers for sale or rent, copies to make, for three darn cents No finishers, no document feeders, no R & E, I aint got not accessories! "Tell Us About Some Old Copier Companies", was a question we posed to our Print4Pay Hotel members about a week ago, as you can see it was very popular thread. Special thanx to all of the P4P'ers for...
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Re: Top Twenty Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away!

MT Belly ·
Well done! I joined this forum because of this post! If I ever come across an old e-stat copier I swear I'm going to try to restore it!
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Re: Top Twenty Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away!

MT Belly ·
Nothing was "reliable" back then! Such a funky era of technology thinking back on it all. There were so many different physical configurations of copy machines back then. Each was a marvel of engineering chaos. I remember it well since the company that first hired me would work on anything they could get their hands on. I worked on plenty of those SCMs and Saxons when I first started out. They both went from liquid to dry toner technology before their demise. Saxon put their name on the...
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Re: Top Twenty Old Copier Manufacturers that FADED Away!

Bill Monroe ·
I started with SCM in 1963 in Honolulu. SCM was king of the copier world back then. They had an excellent line of copiers, all the model numbers were double digits, 33, 44, 55, 111. The 55 was the first console with dual paper feeds and was the basis of three more spinoff models, the 111 and the 211 and the 412. Then in 1975, along came "black Friday" over a hundred branches were closed of sold to dealers. Their heyday was over. The Japanese came into the market and even though SCM sold...
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Art Post ·
@Bill Monroe great story Bill. I love hearing about the early days of the copier industry!
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