John Crosfield formed Crosfield Electronics to design and manufacture press control equipment.
The Scanatron is launched, which used CRT technology. This took up nearly a whole room!
The first in the Magnascan product range launched. The 450 drum scanner
Crosfield Electronics Ltd acquired by De La Rue plc group
Revolutionary Electronic Page Composition Systems, known as ‘Studio Systems’ capable of combining several images together and handling image retouching
Dupont and Fujifilm joint venture to acquire Crosfield from De La Rue – DFEI
Assets of Crosfield aquired by Fujifilm to form Fujifilm Electronic Imaging
1st journal publication on the topic of digital pathology that involved an FFEI manufactured scanner
FFEI releases design automated cell counting imaging module based on Trypan Blue exclusion method – CEDEX HiRes V1
FFEI begin an inkjet research programme including Cambridge University
Buncefield oil depot explosion – the former Crosfield building was badly damaged, with the FFEI Head Office being completely destroyed.
Andy Cook, Julian Payne and Bob Wilson complete MBO and establish FFEI
FFEI work with Fujifilm on developing a digital varnish
Project begins into the development of a digital inkjet edge band system – Jetline
Leica launches a whole slide, multi layer digital pathology scanner – SCN 400 – in collaboration with FFEI
Research project: Xaar 1002 printhead lifetime testing for label & packaging applications
The first built fluorescence/brightfield combination scanner is installed by Leica
Entered 3 year EU funded venture, with seven partners, to research the fabrication of inexpensive point-of-use diagnostic tests for veterinary, agri-food and human health bio-markers.
Graphium – next generation label press is launched by Fujifilm in collaboration with FFEI
Win Queen’s award for innovation for wholeslide digital pathology scanning technology
FFEI starts the Legato, UK government funded, research project to achieve ‘ultra high throughput’ in digital pathology scanners
Government funded research into colour calibrating digital pathology scanners
Xaar and FFEI announce digital inkjet ‘printbar’ development collaboration – 1st shown at Label Expo
Printbar Uncovered initiative launched at Labelexpo enabling OEMs to white label ready to market digital inkjet printbar technology
Roche Tissue Diagnostics launch the Ventana DP200 digital pathology scanner – digital imaging technology supplied by FFEI
Oce launch Label Stream 4000 digital inkjet label press – developed in collaboration with FFEI
Industry first – Sierra colour calibration technology for digital pathology announced