Conroe Company Still Using Computers Museums Want To Put On Display

Sparkler Filters up north in Conroe still uses an IBM 402 – with the punch cards and all – to do company accounting work and inventory. The company makes industrial filters for chemical plants and grease traps. Lutricia Wood is the head accountant at Sparkler and the data processing manager. She went to business school over forty years ago in Houston, and started at Sparkler in 1973. Back then punch cards were still somewhat state-of-the-art.

 
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