Inventec notebook shipments to top six million in 2006

Taiwanese notebook systems manufacturer Inventec is expected to ship 6.5-7 million notebooks in 2006, thanks to orders from Toshiba, Hewlett Packard (HP) and Acer.

Orders for Toshiba's Tecra- and Satellite-series models drove up Inventec's quarterly shipments to 1.5 million units in the first quarter of this year, reported the paper, adding that the notebook maker's gross margin grew 0.45 percentage points sequentially to 5.1 percent in the first quarter. During the quarter, Inventec's shipments to Toshiba even outpaced Compal Electronics, the paper cited JP Morgan as indicating.

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