A History of Innovation

From our beginnings in 1960, we continue to be at the forefront of information management and business technology.

1960

Company established in Unoke Junior High School (Unoke Denshi Kogyo Partnership).

1975

World’s first 16-bit microcomputer on a single chip.

1983

First imaging scanner, U4310A.

2005

World’s first A4  scanner with ultrasonic multi- feed detection (fi-5120C/5220C).

2006

Opened ProDes Centre, our  innovation and design hub in Ishikawa, Japan.

2012

World’s first Intelligent Sonic
Paper Protection (iSOP) equipped into new fi Series.

2016

First dedicated scanner
manufacturer to create an app for our partners.

2017

First dedicated document scanning company to sell over 10 million scanners. First organisation to win both: “Consumer Offer/Branding Program/Customer Loyalty” and “Sales Incentive” IMA Circle of Excellence award categories.