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HP Inc. Becomes a Reality
November 2, 2015
Today marks a new era at Hewlett Packard as HP Inc. officially launches as a Fortune 100 company. HP Inc., as we have noted before has been in the works for some time and was officially approved by the HP Board of Directors early last month. This new company will focus its energy on continuing to serve as a global leader is printing and personal systems.
The new HP Inc. begins its journey with over 50,000 employees and close to an 80-year legacy—the company was founded in 1939—of amazing innovations for businesses and consumers alike. According the to the release, the company "aims to create a world where technology works around the needs of society and adapts to every business and person, to their context and environment, helping them move from ideation to creation effortlessly and naturally".
Dion Weisler, president and chief executive officer, HP Inc., said, "In an ever-changing, connected world, HP Inc. will keep reinventing itself, its technologies and what tomorrow holds, so industries, communities and individuals can keep reinventing how they operate, ideate and create what matters the most to them. We approach this challenge with the heart and energy of a startup coupled with the brain, muscle and determination of a Fortune 100 corporation."
The press also notes that the company will continue to build on its established leadership in printing and PCs to make it more enjoyable for customers to print and also to introduce new personal systems which provide a great user experience at a great value. HP Inc. will also look to grow in other similar markets including "copiers, graphics printing, and commercial mobility in key verticals". Last but not least, the company will seek to establish itself in the 3D printer space with their MultiJet Fusion technology and immersive computer platforms.
Weisler added, "We intend to amaze through the people we hire, the technology we create, the experiences we enable and the way we treat our customers and each other. We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to spark a flame that could change the world forever. We have every intention of seizing this moment and will keep reinventing for generations to come."