Mitac flogs European ops to Synnex

Sound the retreat

MiTAC has sold its European subsidiary lock, stock and barrel to Synnex, the computer manufacturer outsource people. Terms were undisclosed.

This marks the end of MiTAC's presence in Europe as an OEM for big-name brands It also appears to bring to a close any lingering ambitions that the Taiwanese PC maker may once have had to establish itself as a brand name in the European market.

Based in Telford,UK, MiTAC Europe is to be renamed Synnex Information Technologies (UK)Ltd. Synnex said it will add its own expertise in build to order techniques to the manufacturing thump of the Telford plant. It is taking on 200 MiTAC Europe employees. ®

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