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IBM to contract Asustek for notebook production

Lots of ThinkPads during H2

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Taiwanese notebook manufacturer Asustek has won the support of IBM, which is expected to contract the firm to make ThinkPads.

So claims the Chinese-language Commercial Times newspaper today, adding that an initial production run will encompass at least 200,000 units a year. IBM will begin to receive the machines during H2.

Asustek already builds notebooks for Sony and Apple. ®

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