E. Remington and Sons was a manufacturer of firearm and typewriters. Founded in 1816 by Eliphalet Remington in Ilion, New York, on March 1, 1873 it started manufacturing the first commercial typewriter.
In 1886, E. Remington and Sons sold its typewriter business to Standard Typewriter Manufacturing Company, Inc. Included were the rights to use the Remington name. E. Remington and Sons changed its name to Remington Arms.
Standard Typewriter changed its name in 1902 to Remington Typewriter Company. This company merged in 1927 with Rand Kardex Company to form Remington Rand, which continued to manufacture office equipment and later became a major computer company.