Lenovo outsourcing notebook production to Taiwan

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 22 2008 @ 00:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Asian news sources write Lenovo is going to change its manufacturing strategy and iwll outsource the production of its own-brand notebooks to Taiwanese manufacturers:
Lenovo has decided to change its manufacturing strategy and will outsource the whole of its own-brand notebook production to Taiwan makers, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report, citing the vice president of Lenovo's worldwide consumer notebook division.

In order for Lenovo to expand its economic scale, the company has decided to remove one maker from the original four that produce consumer-based notebooks, while the company will add more makers to its ThinkPad manufacturing list.
UPDATE: According to Engadget this story is bullocks. The gadget site claims Lenovo isn't planning to move its production to Taiwan at all.

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