Hewlett-Packard | HP

HP Inc., previously known as Hewlett-Packard, is an American information technology company. The company’s headquarters are located in Palo Alto, California in the United States. HP was founded on January 1, 1939 as the Hewlett-Packard Company by Bill Hewlett and David Packard. HP manufactures personal computers, printers, and 3D printing options. As of 2015, Hewlett-Packard has broken into 2 companies, HP Inc., specializing on personal computers and printers, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, specializing on products and services for businesses. HP’s line of products includes the Prodesk desktop, Z Workstation, ProBook laptop, Pavilion laptop series, DeskJet inkjet printers, and LaserJet laser printers. HP is the top personal computer seller in the world by unit sales.

What products is HP known for today?

The products that HP is known for today are primarily its range of printers that serve the different needs of its users. HP is also known for its software products, converged cloud products, and digital cameras. Other known HP products are its scanners, tablet computers, mobile phones, pocket computers, personal notebooks, and workstations.

Where is Hewlett-Packard based out of?

Hewlett-Packard is an American company that is based out of Palo Alto, California in the United States. The Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the sister company of HP, is headquartered in Spring Texas in the United States. HP’s main laptop components are mainly manufactured in China, but some are made in Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

When was Hewlett-Packard founded?

Hewlett-Packard was founded in 1939. Hewlett-Packard was founded by Bill Hewlett and David Packard, after which the company was named. Hewlett-Packer was created in a garage, during a fellowship with their professor from Stanford University and had an initial capital investment of $538. HP was formally incorporated on August 18, 1947.

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