August 11, 2022

Epson, who celebrating its Eightieth yr in enterprise this week, has opened the brand new Epson Museum Suwa at its company Head Workplace in Suwa, Nagano, in Japan. The 2-part museum, which consists of a renovated Monozukuri Museum and a brand new Memorial Corridor, provides guests an opportunity to find out about Epson’s historical past and merchandise from the previous. Memorial Corridor is housed in what was the unique administrative constructing, building of which was accomplished in October 1945 and this not too long ago renovated historic constructing is open to the general public from at present.

Epson’s predecessor, Daiwa Kogyo, was based in Might 1942. Over eight a long time, the corporate developed as an innovator and producer. Refining the micromachining and precision processing applied sciences Epson developed for watches and deploying them in different areas fuelled the corporate’s development.

Development of the executive workplace for Manufacturing unit 1 of Daiwa Kogyo was accomplished in 1945 (the image was taken in 1949)

The corporate have renovated the unique administrative constructing from the founding period and reopened it as Memorial Corridor to permit guests to step again in time to expertise the historical past and tales of merchandise from a bygone period.

Displays in Memorial Corridor cowl the interval to the Nineteen Seventies, the time throughout which the constructing was truly used. From the know-how and abilities that go into mechanical watches, to the world’s first quartz watch, to the compact EP-101 digital printer from which the Epson model identify is derived, guests will likely be given a retrospective have a look at the environment friendly, compact, and precision applied sciences that Epson has developed since its founding.

Guests to Epson Museum Suwa can tour each the Monozukuri Museum and Memorial Corridor.

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Epson has additionally launched an Eightieth-anniversary web site to hint the corporate’s philosophy and historical past since its founding. To go to the web site go to: https://Eightieth.epson.com/en

Epson has ticked off eight a long time by ceaselessly pursuing creativity and problem. The corporate is dedicated to fixing societal points by working to attain sustainability and enrich communities.

Museum Particulars

Facility identify Memorial Corridor Monozukuri Museum
Most important displays Scenes of manufacturing on the time of founding

Advances in mechanical watches and the know-how and abilities surrounding them

The story of the event of the quartz watch

The arrival and growth of a compact digital printer

Merchandise and know-how lineage

An introduction to the Epson 25 Renewed company imaginative and prescient

Epson’s 5 areas of innovation

Palms-on printing expertise

Location: 3-3-5 Owa, Suwa, Nagano, Japan