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Micropolis

A manufacturer of disk drives that was known for its high-quality products. Founded in 1976 and based in Chatsworth, CA, it produced its first floppy drive in 1977 and its first hard drive in 1981. Acquired by Singapore Technologies in 1996, Micropolis closed its doors in 1997.
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WEB SITE FOR EX-MICROPOLIS: A World Wide Web site has been established for the 325 workers laid off Monday by Chatsworth-based disk drive manufacturer Micropolis Corp.
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Prior to joining LuminentOIC, Kasarda held the positions of Vice President of Engineering/Product Development for Thyssen Krupp AG, a Fortune 50 global manufacturer of robotics where he oversaw the transfer of complex lines to offshore manufacturing, and Vice President of Materials/Procurement for Micropolis Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacture of high capacity/performance disk drives.