Industry: The Copy Break

The newest fad in U.S. business offices is the copy break -that unguarded moment when clerk or perhaps even vice president slips over to the office copying machine, quietly reproduces everything from old love letters to check stubs. Half a million U.S. offices now have one or more copying machines, which this year will turn out well over 10 billion copies, or 50 for each person in the nation. Last week in Los Angeles, the copying industry demonstrated its wares at the annual exposition of the Business Equipment Manufacturers As sociation -and the large and versatile family of machines...

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