3 companies merge to become CTR

15th June 1911
3 companies merge to become CTR

3 companies merge to become the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, CTR, the forefather of IBM.

These companies were:

  • The Computing Scale Company
  • The Tabulating Machine Company
  • The International Time Recording Company

The new company is based in New York City and has 1,300 employees.

Later, in 1924, CTR became International Business Machines, better known as IBM.

Related information:


  • Bulletin for the newly incorporated CTS published in United States Investor, dated July 29th 1911
    Credit: United States Investor, Public Domain.

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