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Major Hewlett Pays a Visit to HP
Bill visited Dave at Hewlett-Packard as often as he could while serving in the Army. Bill was a major when this picture was taken, but was a lieutenant colonel by the time of his discharge in 1945.
Management by Walking Around Continues
“Management by Walking Around” continued even as the company expanded throughout the globe. Managers across the company practiced it regularly, and Bill and Dave were always glad to participate when t ...
Mary Henry Mosaic Mural at HP
Mary Henry (center) worked at Hewlett-Packard during World War II producing engineering drawings. The money she saved from that job allowed her to pursue a career as an artist after the war. In 1960, ...
Mile High: HP Opens in Loveland, Colorado
Hewlett-Packard’s Loveland, Colorado, plant was the company’s first U.S. facility to be located outside of the Bay Area. It would be the home of the company’s calculator and PC businesses. Hewlett-Pac ...
Precision Production at HP
Before automated manufacturing was commonplace, components for precision instruments had to be soldered and assembled by steady, dedicated hands, making Hewlett-Packard’s reputation for exceptional qu ...
Purpose Built: Open Floorplan at HP
The interior of Hewlett-Packard production facilities throughout the world — like this one in Germany — followed the same conceptual floor plan as their American counterparts, combining individual spa ...
Running the Circuit: Women Technicians
Even early in Hewlett-Packard history, women were not excluded from technician roles. This included jobs involving the circuit etching process at the Palo Alto facility.
Scaling Up Production
Hewlett-Packard’s first piece of equipment was a used Craftsman drill press that fit on a standard workbench and was valued at $38. A multi-ton punch press from one of Hewlett-Packard’s Page Mill faci ...
Staying Safe: Employee Safety at HP
As with most company campaigns, employee safety at Hewlett-Packard facilities relied on a participatory culture, where managers and employees worked together to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
Swiss Screw Machine: Getting in Shape
The Swiss screw machine was a lathe used to shape metal components. Tools and equipment such as this improved precision within manufacturing and enabled the company to elevate production rates.