1977: Started in Tampa by Dan Doyle and Frank McPeak, Danka's name was forged from the first names of its co-founders.
January 1997: Under Doyle's leadership, Danka grew to more than $3-billion in sales by the time it acquired the office imaging business of Eastman Kodak for $588-million.
October 1998: Doyle resigns as chief executive after the Kodak deal causes financial chaos.
2004: Danka sells its Canadian subsidiary.
2005: Danka sells South and Central American business to Toshiba.
2006: Danka sells its European operations to Ricoh Co. of Japan for $210-million, slashing its business in half.
November 2007: Danka shares delisted from Nasdaq.
April 8, 2008: Konica Minolta agrees to purchase Danka for $240-million.