STP574: One Electronic Company's Approach to Metrication

    Markstrom, PA

    Pages: 12    Published: Jan 1975


    Abstract

    This paper covers the general environment and criteria leading to IBM's decision to implement SI-Metric into selected new products and processes within the corporation.

    Subjects covered are long range planning for the program, organization, tasks, education, and implementation. Examples of activities and phase-in plans will be discussed.

    Keywords:

    metric system, units of measurement, standards, electronics industry


    Paper ID: STP32277S

    Committee/Subcommittee: S03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32277S


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