dcsimg
 

Hon Hai's Foxconn Arm To Enter Motherboard Mart

By Mark Hachman  |  Posted 2004-01-21 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Re-Thinking HR: What Every CIO Needs to Know About Tomorrow's Workforce


Foxconn Inc., also known as Hon Hai Precision Co. Ltd., plans to enter the motherboard market with its own branded products--competing to some extent with its own customers.

Foxconn Inc., also known as Hon Hai Precision Co. Ltd., said this week that it will enter the motherboard market with its own branded products, competing to some extent with its own customers.

Hon Hai, a $10 billion firm and Taiwan's largest private manufacturer, shopped approximately 26 million motherboards last year to its customers, which resold them under its own brand name, according to Ed Leckliter, director of channel products for Foxconn, the U.S. arm of Hon Hai. As its name implies, Foxconn is mainly known for its connectors and cable assemblies.

This year, however, Foxconn intends to sell roughly 3 million motherboards under its own name to customers throughout the world, Linkliter said. "We're a very aggressive company," Linkliter said. "We have revenue expectations, and we needed to expand our product line to meet them."

As the year progresses, Foxconn hopes to work more closely with traditional retailers, Linkliter said. However, end users may still have access to the new boards through relationships Foxconn's CasEdge computer chassis line has with Fry's Electronics, as well as through PC Club, which serves both as a system integrator and retailer.

To read the full story on ExtremeTech, click here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
























By submitting your information, you agree that channelinsider.com may send you channelinsider offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that channelinsider believes may be of interest to you. channelinsider will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
























By submitting your information, you agree that channelinsider.com may send you channelinsider offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that channelinsider believes may be of interest to you. channelinsider will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date