Remington Rand

Remington Rand (1927–1955) was an early American business machines manufacturer, best known originally as a typewriter manufacturer and in a later incarnation as the manufacturer of the UNIVAC line of mainframe computers but with antecedents in Remington Arms in the early nineteenth century. For a time, the word "univac" was recognized as a generic synonym for "computer". Remington Rand was a diversified conglomerate making other office equipment, electric shavers, etc. The Remington Rand Building at 315 Park Avenue South in New York City is a 20-floor skyscraper completed in 1911.

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James Rand, Jr. - Remington Rand - Post-war Years
... to continued rapid company expansion under James Rand, Jr.'s leadership ... The Remington Rand plant at Elmira, New York, became the largest business machine manufacturing plant in the world ... build on the company’s expertise in business machines and showing remarkable foresight, Rand pushed the company into purchasing the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation in 1950 ...
Remington Rand Strike Of 1936–1937 - Strike Tactics - Use of Private Security Forces
... Remington Rand also hired very large number of private security forces to protect its property and attempt to re-open some facilities ... Remington Rand claimed it had to hire its own private police forces to protect its property and its replacement workers ... But the union and local officials argued that Remington Rand's real goal was to foment trouble ...
Remington Rand - Depiction in Popular Culture
... The Remington Rand Co ... and the Remington Rand Building are depicted as the Knox Co ... In 1921 Rand Kardex sponsored the Tonawanda Kardex all-star team of football players from Tonawanda, New York known to have formed in 1916 and coached for its entire existence by ...
Mohawk Valley Formula
... Valley formula is a plan for strikebreaking purportedly written by the president of the Remington Rand company James Rand, Jr ... around the time of the Remington Rand strike at Ilion, New York in 1936/37 ... The Remington Rand company did indeed ruthlessly suppress the strikes, as documented in a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, and the plan has been accepted as a guide to the ...
Remington Rand Strike Of 1936–1937 - Strike Tactics - Other Tactics
... The Remington Rand company also worked with local courts to influence the outcome of the strike ... large number of picketers based solely on the testimony of two Remington Rand security guards ... Remington Rand often incited picketers to riot ...

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