Bunker Ramo Corporation,[a] often shortened to Bunker Ramo, was an American electronics company based in Trumbull, Connecticut. It was founded by George M. Bunker and Simon Ramo in 1964, jointly owned by Martin-Marietta and Thompson Ramo Wooldridge (TRW).[1] The holdings of Teleregister Corporation became part of the new company.

Bunker Ramo Corporation
FoundersGeorge M. Bunker, Simon Ramo
FatePurchased by AlliedSignal in 1981 and became part of Honeywell
ProductsMilitary electronics, Digital computers
First logo and wordmark

It became a manufacturer of military electronics devices and digital computers including the transistorized BR-133 of 1964, given the military designation AN/UYK-3.[2] It was a supplier of video display terminals to the financial industry. In 1967 the Amphenol corporation (a manufacturer of electrical connectors) merged with Bunker Ramo. The combined company peaked at number 338 on the Fortune 500 list in 1969.[3]

In February 1971, the firm unveiled the first version of the National Association of Securities Dealers' Automated Quotations system, NASDAQ.[4]

In 1981, it was purchased by Allied Corporation, later AlliedSignal. It is now part of the Honeywell group.[2]

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  1. ^ Originally hyphenated as Bunker-Ramo Corporation

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  1. ^ "Abstract (Document Summary)". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b http://jproc.ca/rrp/uyk3.html retrieved 2009 Sept 27
  3. ^ "FORTUNE 500: Bunker Ramo". archive.fortune.com. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  4. ^ The Wizard of Lies; Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, Diana B. Henriques, Times Books, 2011, Kindle Edition, location 1116

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