Japan's Fuji Xerox Sends Staff to Tsunami-Hit Area to Digitize Damaged Documents
Posted by Jay Alabaster
"Japanese copy machine maker Fuji Xerox on Tuesday sent a group of employees to a city hit hard by last year's killer tsunami, to help digitize documents damaged in the flooding.
The company sent 259 newly hired employees from its training program to Ishinomaki, a coastal city in Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture, to help process an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 documents that have been gathered by volunteers in the area, spokesman Shungo Moriya said.
'We sent the employees along with two of our scanner-copiers as a sort of trial. If this is successful, we will consider continuing and expanding to other regions,' Moriya said." [Read more at PCWorld.com