Founding History of Hewlett-Packard

Founded by William Hewlett and David Packard.

Started design and development work in September 1938.

Established as a partnership in January 1939.

Launched commercially in January 1939.

Incorporated as Hewlett-Packard Company in August 1947.

Started trading on the NYSE in November 1957.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, USA.

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Year 1 of Hewlett-Packard

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Version 1 of Hewlett-Packard (Hardware)

NOV 1938

Stats of Hewlett-Packard (Pre-IPO)

1938 to 1941

1942 to 1945

1946 to 1949

1950 to 1953

1954 to 1957

Full Year 1 of Hewlett-Packard

Y1 of Hewlett-Packard.pdf

SEP 1938 to AUG 1939

Extras of Hewlett-Packard

1939 JUL Patent Application.pdf

1939 JUL US2268872A Patent Application

1984 MAR Interview with David Packard