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1980-1999

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Westinghouse Historical Events
1981
Westinghouse acquires cable-television operator TelePrompter; merges it with Group W cable business.
1983
Westinghouse sells lamp business; acquires robot-maker Unimation.

1984
Apple introduces Macintosh, the first affordable computer with a graphical user interface.

1985
Westinghouse sells Group W cable.
1986
Westinghouse adopts strategy emphasizing commercial real estate and corporate lending at Westinghouse Credit.
1987
Westinghouse shuts down East Pittsburgh operations.
1988
Westinghouse begins divestiture of people mover and transit car operations, forming joint venture with AEG, a Daimler Benz subsidiary.
1989
Berlin Wall falls.
1989
Westinghouse sells transmission and distribution business to Asea Brown Boveri (ABB). Sells elevator division to Schindler. Acquires Legacy and Metropolitan Broadcasting companies, and two furniture companies, Shaw-Walker and Reff.
1992
Westinghouse plans to sell electrical supply, distribution and control, office furniture, and land development businesses.
1994
Westinghouse forms joint TV and radio operations venture with CBS.
1995
Westinghouse buys CBS.
1996
Westinghouse sells defense electronics business, buys Infinity Broadcasting.
1997
Westinghouse puts remaining industrial divisions up for sale; becomes CBS Corp.
1999
BNFL plc acquires commercial nuclear power businesses of CBS, now known as the Westinghouse Electric Company.
Westinghouse introduces StatePointPlus, the first NT and UNIX systems integrity controller.

Westinghouse Columbia Site produces its 50,000th nuclear fuel assembly for use in commercial nuclear power reactors.
 
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