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Maker of complete mini-computer systems for commercial applications, of Leeds
1972 Business founded by John Gow at his home in Worksop
1973 The venture became Systime in a derelict factory in Leeds
1975 Introduced series 1000 mini-computer for accounting
1977 One of a minority of British computer companies that had growing sales and was making a profit
1980 Developed the Systel teleprocessing package
1983 Was the second largest British computer company; won contract to supply mini-computers to China and establish 2 factories there