Graham Magnetics, headquartered in Graham, TX, began its operations in 1966. Graham has enjoyed a long history in the manufacturer of world class tape media storage products including such recognized brands as Graham, Epoch and Memorex. Most recently Graham was the last manufacturer of open reel (9-track) tape media in the world.
1964 - Graham, TX is chosen site of new computer tape plant and chartered as Datatape Corp.
1965 - Ground is broken for first magnetic tape manufacturing facility in Texas. Company name, Graham Magnetics, Inc., is adopted.
1966 - New 25,000 square foot plant is formally dedicated. New production operations begin, and 'Verituf', the world's first million-pass computer tape, is introduced.
1971 - Graham is recognized as 4th largest producer of computer tapes in the United States.
1981 - U.S. Department of Commerce presents the President's 'E' award to Graham for outstanding performance in exporting American products.
1987 - Graham is one of only three companies presented the Presidential 'E' Star Award for continued success in exporting American products.
1993 - Graham becomes the largest producer of open reel (9-track) tape in the world.
2001 - Graham announced the end-of-life for open reel (9-track) tape media.