What Is the National Cash Register Company?


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The National Cash Register Corporation is a consumer transaction technologies company with global reach. The company manufactures software and hardware and offers portfolio services that assist customers and companies in making approximately 550 million transactions a day.

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NCR offers technology solutions for specific business categories such as financial services, retail, public sector, travel and hospitality, and telecom and technology. The company sells items such as point-of-sale drivers, labels, financial and transaction software, and receipts.

Founded in 1884 by John H. Patterson, the National Cash Register Company, as it was called then, produced the first mechanical cash registers. The company over the years produced improvements to the registers as well as opened a training school.

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