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PFU


2017
image scanners

Global shipments of image scanners passed the 10 million mark


2016
Global sales of ScanSnap Series passed the 4 million mark

2015
Strengthened eDocument solutions

2014
Yokohama Headquarters

Consolidated offices in the Tokyo region and moved to Yokohama


2011
Accelerated product development for cloud and mobile services

2010
Strengthened ECM business in North America

2009
Strengthened scanner sales network globally

2008
Strengthened IT Infrastructure business

2007
Strengthened Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions

2006
Domestic shipments of electronic KIOSKs attained No.1 position (in 2006)

 
ProDeS Center

Opened ProDeS Center


 
IP Communication Center

Opened IP Communication Center
(support offered 24/7)


2004
Strengthened Image business
(Document Lifecycle Management, Time stamp service, OnBase)

2003
Raku2 Library Series

Began selling the Raku2 Library Series


2002
Strengthened ProDeS businesses

 
Scanner business

Strengthened scanner business


 
Designated Kasashima Plant for Fujitsu IT Products

2001
Fujitsu G scanner business unified with PFU

 
ProDeS

Started ProDeS (development and manufacturing services)


 
Established IDC

1999
Started Linux support service

1992
Established PFU Shanghai Co., Ltd
Started multi-vendor support service

1991
DS/90 Series UNIX servers

Developed the DS/90 Series UNIX servers


1987
Changed company name to PFU, USAC and PANAFACOM merged

USAC Electronic Industrial


1986
Developed the FACOM K260R
Developed the USAC 2001
FACOM K260R USAC 2001

1984
Developed the FACOM K-10
Developed the USAC CAMARADE
FACOM K-10, USAC CAMARADE

1974
FACOM VO
First joint development with Fujitsu

1972
Partnering between Fujitsu Ltd., Uchida Yoko Co., Ltd., and USAC Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.

1971
Development of Office Computer U720 completed
First lineup of compact computer released in Japan
Similar architecture and software system

1969
Changed company name to USAC Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.

1966
Development of the Billing Machine Calculator 500 completed

1962
Signed business collaboration agreement with Uchida Yoko Co., Ltd.
1962 July
1st unit shipped

1960
Unoke Denshi Kogyo Partnership established (7 employees)

PANAFACOM Limited


1986
Developed the PANAFACOM A-30 minicomputer
Developed the PANAFACOM A-200UX UNIX workstation
minicomputer PANAFACOM

1983
Developed the PANAFACOM C-280 multi-function personal computer
PANAFACOM C-280

1977
Started working on UNIX

1975
Developed the world's first 16-bit microcomputer on a single chip
16-bit microcomputer on a single chip

1973
PANAFACOM Limited established