Bill Hewlett and David Packard founded HP -- the Hewlett-Packard Company -- in 1939. Both of the founders graduated from Stanford University with degrees in electrical engineering, and began the company in a garage during a fellowship at college. Packard and Hewlett officially es... Read Moretablished HP in 1939. HP's first successful product was a precision audio oscillator, the Model HP200A. Since then, HP has expanded into selling other technologies, software, and other technology services. Today, HP offers a wide range of lines, including printers, scanners, digital cameras, servers, computers, and much more. HP's IPG - Imaging and Printing Group - is one of the leading imaging and printing systems provider. The IPG provides solutions to both consumers and businesses. HP also offers IT support and services for companies and organizations. HP's support is offered through Microsoft operation systems, Exchange, Sharepoint, and other applications.