Tabulating Machine Company


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Tabulating Machine Company

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The company founded in 1896 by Herman Hollerith to exploit his invention of the punched card. It became part of IBM in 1924.
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By 1910, Hollerith's Tabulating Machine Company (TMC), at this point still the sole provider of such equipment to commercial customers, had broadened its insurance market by responding to some of the industry's initial needs.
Beginning in 1915, even before it bought the British rights to produce and market Powers machines, the British Prudential Assurance had started working with the British Powers agency, the Accounting and Tabulating Machine Company (or "Acc and Tab," as it was known) to develop an alphabetical tabulator.(89) The impetus for this undertaking came from the Prudential manager in charge of its Powers machine installation, who saw how valuable this capability could be for the insurance company.