Gateway Computers - North Sioux City, SD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member beta59
N 42° 31.870 W 096° 29.480
14T E 706031 N 4711804
Quick Description: Gateway, Inc., AKA Gateway 2000, was assembled/manufactured in this North Sioux City, South Dakota facility for a number of years.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2011 11:41:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMANKP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 13

Long Description:
Gateway was founded on September 5, 1985, on a farm outside Sioux City, Iowa, by Ted Waitt and Mike Hammond. Originally called Gateway 2000, it was one of the first widely successful direct sales PC companies, utilizing a sales model copied from Dell, and playing up its Iowa roots with low-tech advertisements proclaiming "Computers from Iowa?". Shipping computers in spotted boxes patterned after cow markings (specifically, Holstein cows) became a Gateway standard. In 1989 Gateway moved its corporate offices and production facilities to North Sioux City, South Dakota. In line with the Holstein cow mascot, Gateway opened a chain of retail stores called Gateway Country Stores, mostly in suburban areas across the United States. It dropped the "2000" from its name on October 31, 1998.
Product manufactured here: Personal Computers and electronics

Address:
610 Gateway Dr,
North Sioux City, SD United States
57049


Web Page: [Web Link]

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