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Honeywell Information Systems

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1970 Honeywell Inc merged its computer business with that of the General Electric Co to form Honeywell Information Systems. The rest of the company was put into another organization called Honeywell Control Systems.

1986 Formed Honeywell Bull, a global joint venture in personal computers with Compagnie des Machines Bull of France and NEC Corporation of Japan.

1987 With the computer operations in difficulty, Honeywell Bull was formed, bringing together the computer activities of Honeywell, NEC and Bull; Honeywell and Bull each owned 42.5 percent and NEC owned the rest; Honeywell had the option of reducing to 19 percent in 2 years[1]

By 1991, Honeywell was no longer in the computer business.

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Sources of Information

  1. New York Times 3 Dec 1986