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A Cleaner Commute
Tom Tarasoff was one of 10 HP sales reps in Southern California who traded in his petroleum-based Ford Taurus for a methanol-based vehicle. The measure was part of a two-year experiment to help minimi ...
A NewWave of Technology
Windows 3.0 users got a boost with HP NewWave, an information tool that was designed as an integrated software system. Customers could test the solution with an interactive disk to experience the brea ...
Boxed Up: Bleach-Free Packaging
In 1991, Hewlett-Packard began transitioning from using traditional white, bleached boxes to “kraft” containers, which were bleach-free and brown like the natural wood pulp they came from. The kraft b ...
Color Coordinated: The HP DeskJet 500C
The HP DeskJet 500C heralded a revolution in color printing. Prior to it, color printing was expensive and generally performed by a separate machine from black and white printing. Hewlett-Packard’s ma ...
HP’s Precious Metal Reclamation
In the early 1990s, Hewlett-Packard began reclaiming precious metals from obsolete products and old circuit boards through smelting.
Jaguar Jumps into the Market: HP96LX
The HP95LX Palmtop PC (codenamed “Jaguar”) was the first portable computer to run MS-DOS, effectively creating a true handheld PC. It began 11 years of Hewlett-Packard’s dominance in the portable PC m ...
Life is Rosy: Bill Marries Rosemary
Bill married Rosemary Kopmeier Bradford in 1978, after Flora passed away. They would remain together for more than twenty years, partners in family, philanthropy and outdoor activities. Rosemary, show ...
Sprouting Environmental Policies
HP employees Simon Forsyth and Julie Parker (left and center) volunteered for the “green team” at the company’s Bristol site, planting wildflowers with Helen Hall (right) of the Avon Wildlife Trust. H ...
Video: Hewlett-Packard’s Recycling Efforts
Hewlett-Packard embraced alternative sourcing early in its history. By the 1990s, Hewlett-Packard’s facilities in Grenoble, France, and Roseville, California, were processing more than 500,000 combine ...
Video: HP Technical Women’s Conference
In 1988, the Corporate Offices cafeteria in Palo Alto hosted the first HP Technical Women’s Conference. Over 400 attendees enjoyed presentations by HP management, professional development sessions, te ...