The world bids farewell to the last manual typewriter factory as the Godrej and Boyce factory, situated in Mumbai, India, stops production.
The corporation started its production in the 1950s and was able to sell 50,000 models per year till the early 1990s, and still was manufacturing 10,000 to 12,000 till the end 2009.
“We stopped production in 2009 and were the last company in the world to manufacture office typewriters,” said Milind Dukle, general manager-operations of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. “The machines are of Godrej Prima, the last typewriter brand from our company. ...”
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