FIC goes to Red China

Mobos jump across narrow strait

Motherboard manufacturer First International Computer (FIC) said it has started making products in Red China. The company has opened three factories in Quangcho and is making mobos, peripherals and other parts there, according to trade exhibitor Computex. FIC, a company with a turnover of $150 million plus, claimed that by 2005, its factory will have 12 plants. The company did not say whether it had received assistance from the Communist government in its ambitious plans. ®

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