[Ans] What business was known as the Haloid Company before ...

Oct 24, 2018 · When The Haloid Company was founded in 1906, no one expected the company to grow to one of the biggest international document management corporations. The success of their first dry plain paper photocopier (Xerox 914) was so huge that the company changed its name to Haloid Xerox in 1958. The name was chosen based on the unique dry printing technique.…

Xerox Corporation - U-S-History.com

The Haloid Company was founded to manufacture and sell photographic paper. The company's first public offering of Xerox stock was on September 16, 1936. Haloid acquired the license to Chester Carlson's basic xerographic patents from Battelle Development Corporation of Columbus, Ohio, a subsidiary of Battelle Memorial Institute. In 1948, the word "Xerox" was trademarked.…

History – Xerox nostalgia

Looking for a term to differentiate its new system, Haloid coined the term Xerography from two Greek roots meaning "dry writing". Haloid subsequently changed its name to Haloid Xerox in 1958 and then Xerox Corporation in 1961.…

Xerox History, Products, & Facts Britannica

The company was founded in 1906 as the Haloid Company, a manufacturer and distributor of photographic paper. In 1947 the firm obtained the commercial rights to xerography, an imaging process invented by Chester Carlson (see also electrophotography). Renamed the Haloid Xerox Company in 1958, the company introduced the 914 xerographic copier in 1959.…