Memorex:  History, Products, Founding, and More

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Memorex began manufacturing computer tape in the early 1960s but is best known for the audio cassettes it marketed in the 1970s.

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Memorex was founded in Silicon Valley in 1961.

When was Memorex founded?

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A group of Ampex engineers headed by Laurence Spitters started the company to supply the computer tape needs of the technology industry.

Who founded Memorex?

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The original company declared bankruptcy in 1996. However, the Memorex brand lives on after being acquired by Imation and Digital Products International.

Is Memorex still in business?

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