Located in Anaheim, California, USA, CalComp was founded in 1959 as California Computer Products, Inc. The company was well renowned in the computer hardware industry for their Calcomp 565 drum plotter, which was one of the first printer or computer graphic output devices.
While the company has ceased operations as an independent entity, their products are still distributed by other companies under the CalComp’s branding. The company’s product portfolio includes a wide range of drum and flatbed plotters, digitizers, thermal plotters, thermal transfer color printers, scanners, and other graphics input/output devices. Besides printing products, CalComp also produced a range of disk and tape products compatible with IBM plugs.