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Fuji Shashin Film K.K. (Fujica)
During the 1940's they began producing optical glass for the Japanese military. In 1944 Fuji Shashin Koki K.K. was founded as a subsidiary to produce lenses, although it was reaborbed by Fuji Shashin Film K.K. In 1945.
Camera production began in 1948 with a folding camera, the Fujica Six. Many of the Fuji cameras carry the name Fujica, which is derived from Fuji and Camera.