The Inventec the company whom manufactures the Nook Color for Book store giant Barnes and Noble has divulged that they plan on shipping an additional one million Nook Color Android e-Readers by the year of the end.
The extra devices are to help with the lack of Nook Colors leading up to the critical Q4 Holiday Season. Many Barnes and Noble locations are almost sold out of their first foray into the color e-reader market.
In other Inventec news, industry sources are claiming that the company is intending on landing a 7 million unit production contract for HP’s new WebOS tablet PC sometime in 2011.
Inventec is a Taiwanese manufacturing company, that was established in 1975. Starting out as a manufacturer of electronic calculators, Inventec has moved forward into the design and manufacturing of high-tech products such as notebooks, enterprise servers, storage products, wireless communications, network applications, consumer mobile devices, consumer electronic devices, and wireless solutions. Currently, the annual production capacity of notebooks exceeds 30 million units, over 3 million servers and 5 million smartphones. Being the biggest server ODM and one of the top 4 Notebook makers worldwide, Inventec 08’ revenue has reached 10 billion dollars with growth rate over 33%. Currently they are heavily investing in Chinese Component making companies. Current clients include, Intel, Hp, Dell, Barnes and Noble and others. Inventec currently are moving full stream ahead into the tablet computing world, as many of their clients are leaping into the market.
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