Samsung May Be Gearing Up to Purchase HP’s PC Division
If cabal letters are true, again Samsung Electronics may be gearing up to acquirement HP’s Personal Systems Group if the action is brought to the table.
According to “upstream vendors” in the PC basic industry, the Korea-based aggregation arrive Taiwan-based anthology makers (and top HP anthology contractors) Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology to its address in South Korea beforehand this ages “with a rather alert attitude.” Sources accept this affair was an adumbration that Samsung ability be advancing to aggrandize its business with the accretion of HP’s Personal System Group.
If Samsung does absolutely acquirement HP’s PC division, again it would outsource a baby aggregate of orders to these specific players. Right now Samsung pumps out about 10 actor laptops annually via its accomplishment plants in China, but that could access to 50 to 60 actor if the acquirement of HP’s PC analysis becomes official.
“The sources acicular that the Taiwan’s anthology OEM industry’s assembly ability and amount ascendancy is currently incomparable worldwide,” Digitimes reports. “Therefore, if Samsung takes over HP’s PC department, HP’s over 40 actor PC accession aggregate will still charge to depend on Taiwan OEMs. However, accompanying suppliers of apparatus such as panel, anamnesis and array may be afflicted as Samsung has a rather able vertical affiliation accumulation chain.”
Without commenting on the report, Quanta Computer told the cardboard that if Samsung takes over HP’s 40 actor units of PC shipments in accession to its own 10 million, the aggregation will appropriately be aircraft 50-60 actor units absolute in one year and may accept adversity bushing all these orders. Samsung will absolutely charge to acquisition OEM partner, the aggregation said.
Quanta added that it’s currently alive on accessible billow accretion and accompanying articles to access its non-notebook business’ contribution. It’s additionally cranking out 20 actor units for HP’s accepted 2011 budgetary year forth with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) which is aircraft 8 actor units, Inventec (7 Million), Wistron (3 to 4 million) and Compal (2 million).
Inventec additionally wouldn’t animadversion on the report, but acicular out that HP’s abrupt advertisement to allotment with its PC business seems added like an attack to analysis the market’s reaction, and the aftereffect may depend on the results. Either way, Inventec won’t be aching by the aftereffect as it mainly produces HP’s enterprise-class notebooks.