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The multinational American company, Xerox Corporation was founded in 1906 as the Haloid Photographic Company as a manufacturer of photographic paper and equipment. The development of its flagship Xerox 914 - essentially the first plain paper photocopier - made Xerox Corporation a household name and earned the group $500 million in revenue by 1965.  Today, Xerox Corporation produces and sells black and white as well as color printers, photocopiers, digital production printing presses and more.  In 2007, Xerox Corporation moved from Stamford, Connecticut to its new headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut and in 2011, it was reported that Xerox employed close to 140,000 people around the world.  Xerox Corporation has made many acquisitions over the years in a bid to improve its industry stance and brand power, including the 2000 purchase of Tektronix's color printing and imaging arm in Oregon for $925 million and the 2006 acquisition of XMPie.  However, one of the most significant acquisitions in Xerox Corporation's history was its 2009 purchase of Affiliated Computer Services for $6.4 billion.  In July 2009, Ursula Burns made history by becoming the first African-American woman to head a corporation the size of Xerox when it was announced that she would succeed Anne Mulcahy as Chief Executive Officer.  Xerox Corporation is also involved in a joint venture with the Japanese Fuji Photo Film Co. in the form of Xerox Fuji in the Asia-Pacific region.  Over the years, several complaints have been brought against Xerox by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, all of which have resulted in settlements and fines.

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