Linotype takes over the Haas’sche type foundry (established in 1790). The foundry division is discontinued and sold to Fruttiger AG in Münchenstein, Switzerland.
The typeface collection of the Haas’sche type foundry included:

Bravo (E. A. Neukomm) 1945
Castor (A. Auspurg) 1924
Chevalier™ (E. A. Neukomm) 1946
Clarendon™ (H. Eidenbenz) 1953
Constellation (P. Wezel) 1970
Diethelm Antiqua (W. Diethelm) 1950
Helvetica™ (M. Miedinger) 1957
Horizontal (M. Miedinger) 1964
Pollux (A. Auspurg) 1925
Pro Arte (M. Miedinger) 1954
Profil (E. + M. Lenz) 1947
Quirinale (H. Baumgart) 1970
Riccardo (R. Gerbig) 1941
Superba (E. Thiele) 1934

Introduction of the PC-based typesetting system “Series 2000&rdquo by Linotype. Linotronic 200 P, RIP for PostScript, is introduced.

Linotype begins production of PostScript typefaces. The complete Linotype typeface library is licensed by Adobe.
A German bank group acquires the Linotype concern from Allied Chemical and reorganizes it as a corporation: Linotype AG.

In the centennial year of Linotype typesetting machines the “Linotronic 500&rdquo is introduced, a laser RIP for the output of complete newspaper and magazine pages.

Linotype takes over of the type division of D. Stempel AG. In connection with the liquidation of D. Stempel AG, their shareholding in the Haas’sche type foundry in Basel/Münchenstein is acquired by Linotype.
Linotype, Adobe, ITC and Apple cooperate in typography and technology.
The typeface collection of D. Stempel AG. included:

Amts Antiqua (H. Hoffmeister) 1909
Anzeigenschrift Deutsch (R. Koch) 1923
Balzac (J. Boehland) 1951
Bazar (I. Reiner) 1956
Binder Style (J. F. G. Binder) 1959
Bravour (M. Jacoby-Roy) 1912
Buhe Fraktur (W. Buhe) 1915
Christiansen Schrift (J. Christiansen ) 1909
Diana (F. Schweimanns) 1909
Diotima™ (G. Zapf von Hesse) 1952
Diskus™ (M. Wilke) 1938
Elan (H. Möhring) 1928
Elegant Grotesk (H. Möhring) 1928
Gilgengart (H. Zapf)
Gladiola (M. Wilke) 1936
Globus (F. Wobst) 1932
Gotenburg (F. Heinrichsen) 1936
Gotische Antiqua (F. W. Kleukens) 1914
Graziella (F. Schweimanns) 1905
Heinz-König-Setzmaschinen-Fraktur (H. König) 1913
Helga Antiqua (F. W. Kleukens) 1913
Holzhausen Antiqua (Holzhausen) 1916
Humboldt Fraktur (H. Rhode) 1938
Ingeborg Antiqua (F. W. Kleukens) 1910
Kleukens Fraktur (F. W. Kleukens) 1911
Kompakt™ (H. Zapf) 1954
Konzept (M. Wilke) 1968
Korso (F. Schweimanns) 1913
Künstlerschreibschrift 1902
Melior™ (H. Zapf) 1952
Memphis™ (R. Wolf) 1930
Metropolis (W. Schwerdtner) 1928
Michelangelo (H. Zapf) 1950
Mondial (H. Bohn) 1936
Montan (A. M. Schildbach) 1954
Mosaik (M. Kausche) 1954
Mundus Antiqua (W. Schwerdtner) 1929
Mustang (I. Reiner) 1956
DIN Neuzeit Grotesk™ (W. Pischner) 1929
Omega (F. W. Kleukens) 1926
Optima™ (H. Zapf) 1958
Orbis (W. Brudi) 1953
Palatino™ (H. Zapf) 1950
Pan (W. Brudi) 1954
Petra (H. Pauser) 1954
Present™ (F. K. Sallwey) 1974
Prima (K. Hoefer) 1957
Propaganda (F. Schweimanns) 1901
Ratio Latein (F. W. Kleukens) 1923
Renner Antiqua (P. Renner) 1939
Sabon™ (J. Tschichold) 1967
Säculum (H. Hoffmeister) 1907
Saphir™ (H. Zapf) 1953
Sistina™ (H. Zapf) 1951
Smaragd™ (G. Zapf von Hesse) 1953
Standard Latein (W. Schwerdtner) 1929
Stempel Fraktur (H. Hoffmeister) 1914
Syntax™ (H. E. Meyer) 1968
Tannenberg (E. Meyer) 1934
Trajanus™ (W. Chappell) 1939
Virtuosa (H. Zapf) 1952
Zebra (K. Hoefer) 1965

Introduction of the “Linotronic 300&rdquo laser RIP by Linotype.

Introduction of the “Linotronic 101&rdquo laser RIP by Linotype.

The American mother company is taken over by Allied Chemical in Morristown, N.J.

Introduction of the “Linotron 202, &rdquo offering digital typefaces stored as outline vectors.
The Haas’sche type foundry in Basel/Münchenstein takes over the type foundry Fonderie Olive, Marseille (established in 1836).
The typeface collection of Fonderie Olive included:

Antique Olive™ (R. Excoffon) 1959
Banco™ (R. Excoffon) 1951
Calypso (R. Excoffon) 1958
Chambord (R. Excoffon) 1945
Choc™ (R. Excoffon) 1955
Diane (R. Excoffon) 1956
Mistral™ (R. Excoffon) 1953
Vendome™ (F. Ganeau) 1951

Introduction of “Typomatic&rdquo photo typesetting machine by D. Stempel AG.
Production of hot-metal type systems by Linotype ends after 90 years.

Introduction of the first Linotronic photo typesetting system with screen display and floppy disk drive at the “Imprinta&rdquo in Düsseldorf.
End of hot-metal type systems, manufacture of the photo typesetting systems “Linotron&rdquo and “Linotronic&rdquo

Introduction of the photo typesetting machine “Linocomp II&rdquo and the cathode ray typesetting machines “Linotron 303/TC&rdquo and “Linotron 505/TC&rdquo by Linotype.
Linotype company headquarters move from Frankfurt to Eschborn.

Merger of Mergenthaler Casting Machine GmbH and Linotype GmbH, becoming Mergenthaler-Linotype GmbH with headquarters in Frankfurt.

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