Maxwell recalls the associations among the major British punched card companies in the 1930s: Power-Samas, the British Tabulating Machine Company (BTM), International Business Machines, and Remington Rand. He reports on discussions Powers-Samas had with Ferranti and Remington Rand on the 1958 merger with BTM to form International Computers and Tabulators (ICT). He discusses planning among ICT, English Electric, and Radio Corporation of America in subsequent years to capture European market shares and explains how these plans collapsed. He then discusses the 1963 merger between ICT and Ferranti and the 1968 merger between ICT and English Electric to form International Computers, Ltd.
A. Terence Maxwell, OH 27. Oral history interview by Arthur L. C. Humphreys, 9 January 1980. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107470
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Maxwell, A. Terence.
Oral history interview with A. Terence Maxwell.
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