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NEW DELHI: Intel announced that it will be collaborating with eight electronics manufacturing services companies and original design manufacturers (ODMs) in India to accelerate laptop manufacturing in the country
The eight companies are hagwati Products Ltd, Dixon Technologies India Ltd, Kaynes Technology India Ltd, Optiemus Electronics Ltd,Panache DigilifeLtd, Smile Electronics Ltd, Syrma SGS Technology Ltd and VVDN Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
In a statement, the American multinational tech giant said the collaboration with the eight firms, some of which will mark their first foray into laptop manufacturing, will help it meet both domestic and global demand.
Under the collaboration, Intel will share its expertise to facilitate the production of complete entry-level laptops in India, which includes utilizing state-of-the-art surface mount technology lines, setting up a quality control process for components and even benchmarking of finished products. Intel is also providing support to ODMs spanning both semi-knocked-down and completely-knocked-down processes.
“The collaboration between Intel and the Indian manufacturing ecosystem marks a pivotal moment for the Indian electronics industry. Intel has been the fundamental enabler of several electronic ecosystems across the world, and we are excited about fueling the same in India,” said Santosh Vishwanathan, Vice- President, Intel India.