Last Typewriter Factory in the World Stop Production

Manual typewriter that was popular in the 20th century to become extinct. The reason, only the last typewriter factory in the world have decided to stop production.

Reporting from page PC Mag, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, the last factory typewriter maker Godrej&Boyce in Mumbai, India, decided to stop production since this machine is eroded by the sophistication of computer technology.

"Since early 2000 on, the computer began to dominate. All of a typewriter factory stopped production, except us. Until 2009, we still produce 10,000 to 12,000 per year typewriter," said operations manager Godrej & Boyce, Milind Dukle.

The amount was too little and forced the company to stop producing typewriter.

When it opened in 1950, the company produces more than 50,000 per year typewriter. In 2009, the company halted production typewriter alphabet and replace them with the production of Arabic-language typewriter.

The first typewriter known as the 'ball type' is produced in Europe in 1870. The company started producing mass Remington typewriter that had been developed three years later with a QWERTY format are still valid today.

Until the early 1900s, typewriter appeared in numerous variations. But in 1910, all typewriters follow a predetermined standardization globally, including the laying of the shift key and the key symbol.