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Eiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
Native name
Matsuura Yagi Sekino Minagawa (1953-1981)
Private K.K.
Industry Display technology
Founded1953 (as Matsuura Yagi Sekino Minagawa)
1981 (as Eiki Industrial Co., Ltd.)
FounderM. Matsuura
S. Yagi
K. Sekino
Y. Minagawa
Headquarters Itami, Hyogo,
Products LCD and DLP projectors
Divisions California, United States
Ontario, Canada
Czech Republic
Shanghai, China
Website www.eiki.com
An Eiki EX-4000P movie projector with a filmlooper designed by Studio 2M Eiki ex-4000p movie projector.jpg
An Eiki EX-4000P movie projector with a filmlooper designed by Studio 2M

Eiki Industrial Co., Ltd. (映機工業株式会社, Eiki Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha) (Formerly Matsuura Yagi Sekino Minagawa (松浦八木関野湊川, Matsuura 八木関野湊川)) is a Japanese company that manufactures LCD and DLP projectors, related accessories and overhead projectors.



Eiki was founded in 1953 in Osaka, Japan by four founders. (M. Matsuura, S. Yagi, K. Sekino and Y. Minagawa). [1] Initially the focus of the company was producing technology for classroom instruction but later on the company focused more on producing 16 mm movie projectors for other fields. The name Eiki comes from the Japanese term Eishaki meaning projector.

Eiki 16 mm projectors included only half of the moving parts of popular projectors, thus making them less costly and easier to maintain. They were the largest manufacturer of such projectors. [1]

In 1974, Eiki opened Eiki International, Inc., their USA division in Laguna Niguel, California to distribute its products in the United States. In 1986, the company acquired the business unit of the Bell & Howell company that had originated the audio visual industry some 50 years earlier. In 1988, Eiki Canada was created as a subsidiary of Eiki International, Inc. In 1995, Eiki Deutschland, GmbH became the company's first wholly owned office in Europe. And, in 1997 Eiki Czech was founded to establish a network of dealers across central and eastern Europe.

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