Indústrias Gerais da Amazonia
Indústrias Gerais da Amazonia S.A.
Indústrias Gerais da Amazonia manufactured in the Manaus Free Zone different calculators like the rare SR-40 LCD under license of
Texas Instruments. Due to various barriers to trade most foreign companies established in Brazil some kind of off-shore production. Already in 1957 by parliamentary initiative the "Zona France de Manaus" was created in the Municipality of Manaus, State of Amazonas: the Geographic Center of the Western Brazilian Amazon. Grounded on federal, state and municipal fiscal incentives, the project included the creation of an industrial, commercial and agricultural and cattle raising center. Today there are more than 600 industries, using competetive technology in the production of electro-electronic, computer science, professional equipment, photocopiers, telephone receivers, fax, and telecommunications used all over Brazil.
Source : Joerg Woerner, Datamath Calculator Museum