Seiko Epson Corporation was founded in 1942, under the name Daiwa Kogyo, Ltd. Japan is where Epson’s journey started. They started their now wold wide printer business as watch makers.
Fast forward to 1961, Daiwa Kogyo, Ltd is now Shinshu Seiki co, who are providing parts to the company chosen to be the official time keeper for the 1964. A printing timer was requested for this job. Therefore Shinshu Seiki began ground breaking work developing an electronic printer.
1982 was the year Sinshu Seiki officially changed its name to The Epson Corporation. Creating the now household name.
Furthermore the year 1982 was a big year for the corporation. Not only did they change their name, but they made innovative moves in the industry. With the launch of the world first hand held computer. Furthermore, in 1983 they launch the world first portable colour TV, Epson are world leading pioneers.
Moreover, we move forward to 1985. The company designed and created the Micro Piezo inkjet technology. Moving into 1994, the cooperation released the first high resolution colour inkjet printer. Furthermore, this is the ancestor of the inkjet printers we all know now.
Epson are now moving into other printing sectors. Continuing their work as pioneers. They have created a Dye-Sublimation printer. The F500 is a table top business begins tool. Furthermore, Epson as we know them now is how the business plans to continue. As a industry pushing, innovative, worldwide cooperation.