CasioCASIO is a world leading electronics manufacturer. In Europe more then 500 employees work for the Japanese company. Kashiho Tadao founded the company "Kashio Seisakujo" in 1946. In 1979 CASIO decided to extend the company’s range of calculators and watches with music instruments. By 1980 CASIO introduced the CASIOTONE 201, an electronic keyboard to the market. It was an easy to handle electronic keyboard that didn’t require a big deal of playing practice. In 1983 the electronic keyboard with ROM pack was introduced and a few years later CASIO the presented the first digital CASIO PD-Synthesizer SK-1, a radical new instrument with built-in sampler. 1991 saw the introduction of the digital piano Celviano. In 1994 the first electronic keyboard with Key-Lighting-System was made. The CASIO fundamentals are “Creativity and Contribution “. They describe the claim of the company to contribute to society with original and useful products, as innovations help improve the quality of living and are fun. CASIO sets standards and always tries hard to build smaller, lighter and more durable equipment. Casio’s goals are always the same: to miniaturise sophisticated technology.