The history of Nixdorf Computer AG

Nixdorf Computer AG (NCAG) - founded in 1952 - not only made its mark on Paderborn and the surrounding region, but also had a significant role to play in Germany’s post-war economic history. Heinz Nixdorf seized the opportunity to develop new markets in a new sector in what was a period of change for Germany’s computer industry.
In line with his user-oriented approach, Nixdorf provided tailored software and EDP training courses to accompany the hardware he manufactured. This "all-round service" gave the company a competitive edge and brought it huge success. By the end of the 1970s, Nixdorf was Germany’s market leader for mid-range EDP systems and rose to become Europe’s fourth largest computer company.

General information

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Languages: on request
Cost: € 45 plus admission charge (from 27 August 2024 € 50 plus admission charge)
Group size: max. 25 persons

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