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A Video Interview with Lu Packard
Lucile Packard’s contributions to Hewlett-Packard Company are hard to overstate. When the young company was still struggling to establish itself, her income working in the Registrar’s Office at Stanfo ...
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Disney’s Mission: SPACE Built with HP Tech
Thrillseekers could experience adventure in a galaxy not so far, far away with Mission: SPACE, a Disney World ride built with Hewlett-Packard technology. Hewlett-Packard was no stranger to space-theme ...
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HP’s Accelerated Development Program
In 1992, Hewlett-Packard launched the Accelerated Development Program (ADP) to help grow the number of women and minorities in senior management positions. The program annually featured 50-60 high-per ...
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HP’s Precious Metal Reclamation
In the early 1990s, Hewlett-Packard began reclaiming precious metals from obsolete products and old circuit boards through smelting.
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International Tech Women’s Conference
Throughout the 1990s, the HP Technical Women’s Conference gained in popularity in America. Meanwhile, women who worked for HP Europe started gatherings of their own to connect and share ideas. Helen W ...
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Video: African American Students Day
HP’s employee resource groups drove and informed much of the company’s diversity programming. Since 1974, the Black Employees Forum had sponsored an annual African American Students Day to encourage s ...
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Video: Clean Rooms for Semiconductors
HP Labs built its own clean room in Palo Alto for semiconductor research. The facility was outfitted with a combination of industry standard and in-house technologies that allowed developers to experi ...
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Video: Clearing the Air
Eliminating ozone-depleting chemicals from production was one of Hewlett-Packard’s biggest environmental challenges. In 1989, Hewlett-Packard’s facilities used 1.5 million pounds of chlorofluorocarbon ...
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Video: Energy-Saving Data Center
Hewlett-Packard’s Wynyard Data Center in Northeast England was designed to work with local conditions to be as energy efficient as possible. The facility used the cold air from the North Sea to cool i ...
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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 ...