Lacquer Coated, Gold Embossed Special Edition ScanSnap for 50th Anniversary

50 years is a long time and if you can sustain a success story that long and flourish it definitely calls for a celebration. PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu, have created a special edition Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 and S1300 which have sold over 1 million models worldwide in the document scanner market, to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

PFU, who are the leaders in the document imaging scanners and related services, started operations under the name Unoke Electronic Industries in 1960. They thrived in the rapidly evolving IT industry by releasing high quality products including office computers, Unix servers and ECM software. PFU originated in the Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan and they have highlighted the regions traditional “Wajima lacquerware” in the special edition ScanSnap models. The Japanese aesthetics and convenience and traditional Japanese crafts have been combined very well in these special models. The durable lacquer coating is applied using a special layering technique called “Tenpi kurome”, and the company logo of Golden Eagle is printed with pure gold powder.

These special edition Scan Snap collector’s model will not be sold but 10 pieces would be given away as prizes through lottery to customers who purchase ScanSnap scanners until October 31,2010 and register for this exceptional lottery. The draw is scheduled to take place on November 10th, 2010.

Via: BoingBoing

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