Hewlett-Packard (HP) company and contact information


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Founded on January 1, 1939 by William Hewlett and David Packard, Hewlett-Packard is one of the world’s largest computer and peripheral manufacturers. They are also a foremost producer of test and measurement instruments.

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February 24, 2021 – Hewlett-Packard announced it was buying the gaming accessory brand HyperX for $425 million.

May 19, 2019 – Hewlett Packard announced the purchase of Cray for $1.3 billion. Purchase expected to be finalized in first quarter 2020.

November 1, 2016 – HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) announced that it completed its acquisition of SGI.

November 1, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard announced that it would split its company into two different companies on November 1, 2015. The PC hardware, printers, and consumer products company would be known as HP Inc., and the company handling servers, software, and services will be known as HP Enterprise.

April 28, 2010 – Hewlett Packard bought Palm for $1.2 billion or $5.70 a share.

September 28, 2006 – HP announced its plans to purchase the PC maker VoodooPC.

January 2, 2002 – Hewlett Packard decided after several years to no longer offer the Apollo printer line.

September 11, 2001 – Hewlett Packard acquired Indigo.

September 06, 2001 – Hewlett Packard announced it would buy Compaq.

July 10, 1996 – Hewlett Packard announced it would no longer be manufacturing hard drives.

1968 – Hewlett Packard began marketing the first mass-marketed PC, the HP 9100A.

1966 – Hewlett Packard released its first general computer, the “HP-2115.”