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Watson in office

IBM building The Computing- Tabulating- Recording Co. is renamed International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). The company had operated under the IBM name in Canada since 1917.

Quarter Century Club The Quarter Century Club - which recognizes employees with 25 years of service - is organized.

The first issue of Business Machines is published as an IBM internal publication. It would be a staple for IBM employees for the next 40 years.

IBM introduces a self-regulating time system.

IBM's Fred M. Carroll develops the Carroll Rotary Card Press to produce punch card blanks at high speed. At a rate of 1000 cards every 60 seconds, the press produced a dollar of revenue for IBM every minute it was in operation.

The Sindelfingen, Germany, plant is completed.






$11 M

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