The Mergenthaler Linotype Company is a corporation founded in the United States in 1886 to market the Linotype machine (/ ˈlaɪnəˌtaɪp, - noʊ -/), a system to cast metal type in lines (linecaster) invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler.
Initially, the Mergenthaler Linotype Company was the only company producing linecasting machines, but in time, other companies would begin manufacturing. The Intertype Company produced the Intertype, a machine closely resembling the Linotype, and using the same matrices as the Linotype, started production around 1914.
Ottmar Mergenthaler (May 11, 1854 – October 28, 1899) was a German-American inventor who has been called a second Gutenberg, as Mergenthaler invented the linotype machine, the first device that could easily and quickly set complete lines of type for use in printing presses. This machine revolutionized the art of printing.
From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia An 1896 Mergenthaler Linotype stock certificate The Mergenthaler Linotype Company is a corporation founded in the United States in 1886 to market the Linotype machine (/ ˈlaɪnəˌtaɪp, - noʊ -/), a system to cast metal type in lines (linecaster) invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler.
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De Mergenthaler Linotype Company werd gesticht in 1886 in de Verenigde Staten om Ottmar Mergenthalers uitvinding, de Linotype regelzet- en drukmachine, op de markt te brengen. Het bedrijf werd marktleider als fabrikant van zetmachines voor boek- en krantendrukkerijen.
La Mergenthaler Linotype Company est une société fondée à Brooklyn (États-Unis), en 1886 (mais réimplantée à Baltimore dès 1890) pour vendre la machine de composition automatique inventée par Ottmar Mergenthaler.
Mergenthaler Linotype Company (later, Linotype GmbH), a type foundry that produced the first linotype machines Linotype (alloy), a group of lead alloys, used in linotype machines This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Linotype.
Manfred Raether: Linotype – Chronik eines Firmennamens. E-Buch (PDF), Schöneck 2009; Thomas Dreier: The power of print and men: together with the text of A salute to the modern newspaper produced and broadcast by the National Broadcasting Company. Verlag: Mergenthaler Linotype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y, 1936.
The Legibility Group is a series of serif typefaces created by the American Mergenthaler Linotype Company and intended for use in newspapers on Linotype's hot metal typesetting system. They were developed in-house by Linotype's design team, led by Chauncey H. Griffith , and released from 1922, when the first member, Ionic No. 5, appeared.