It was the year 1930 when Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard met at Stanford university and cemented their partnership in a small garage on Addison Avenue.
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This landmark is also known as the “Birthplace of Silicon valley. Their partnership gave birth to an American company headquartered at Palo Alto, California, United States named HP. In 1947, HP incorporated and in 1957, it went Public. The company took over Compaq in the year of 2002 and today it sells both HP and Compaq brands. In 2006, HP Services were launched. HP entered into the home-computing market in the year of 1995 by the name HP Pavillion PC and since then it has become one of the most popular brands in the world. Today HP produces a line of computers and is one of the market leaders in the world. HPs laptops are simple and is said that they never go out of style. The company on environmental fronts is also very responsible as it produces of more than a billion ink cartridges manufactured with recycled plastic and planet’s first PVC-free printer, the HP ENVY 100 e- All-in One. The company today ranks number 1 in the world according to its market share.