Since 1953, offering business products to manage your organization.
Francesc Casarramona i Agustí, Egarenc nascut el 1923, Born in 1923, and acting as a commercial and insurance agent, he founded the business “Representaciones Casarramona ” in 1953.
This based its economic activity on the commercialization of office furniture, scales and safes, as well as all kinds of accessories such as folders, mechanical typewriters, among others.
In Vallés Occidental there was a certain business euphoria given that the number of companies dedicated to textiles was extraordinary. The working society of Tarragona did not have large incomes, but neither did it know about unemployment.
In the year 1962 opened the store in the “Arrabal de Jose Antonio, nº1” of Tarrasa (today Placeta de la Font Trobada, nº1, headquarters of Casarramona, S. A.)
IT & Companies
It was precisely Eduard Casarramona who in 1978 introduced in Terrassa the concept of microcomputer, presenting the TRS-80 equipment of the Radio-Shack house
(brand that in the 90s would be TANDY, and that later would merge with NEC).
“Casarramona Representacions”, sees astonished as all the businesses of the city go into decline.
At the same time, its evolution, the Sinclair ZX-81, came on the market, and just a few months later, the “Ford T” of computing throughout Europe, the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. With a CPU z80 of 8 bits i 16Kb of ram expandable to 48Kb, with BASIC language integrated as standard and with a graphic resolution of 256×192 i 16 colors.
Parallel to Mr Sinclair, the then giant IBM launched a computer with an Intel 8088 8-bit CPU, with 16Kb (expandable to 640Kb) but intended for the SME market, the IBM PC. It would be such a success of this computer all over the world, that it would lay the foundation of what today we call Compatible PC computers.
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