The facility in Noida will have a capacity to manufacture up to 5 lakh Acer laptops annually
Domestic contract electronics manufacturer Dixon Technologies has announced that it has joined hands with Taiwanese PC major Acer to make the latter’s laptops in India. The facility in Noida will have a capacity to manufacture up to 5 lakh Acer laptops annually.
“Acer India, the leading PC brand, and Dixon Technologies have partnered for the manufacturing of laptops at Dixon’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility situated in Noida,” the companies said in a joint statement.
“This will give a strong impetus to India’s manufacturing competitiveness and leverage the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) by the Government of India. The factory will have the capacity to produce up to 5,00,000 laptops annually,” the statement said.
The manufacturing unit was inaugurated by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology joint secretary Saurabh Gaur in the presence of Dixon Technologies Executive Chairman Sunil Vachani, Acer India President & Managing Director Harish Kohli, Acer India Chief Business Officer Sudhir Goel.
“We are excited about our partnership with Dixon Technologies (India) who is the largest home-grown design-focused and solutions company engaged in manufacturing products for diverse consumer products. Acer will manufacture multiple laptops catering to segments from value to mainstream including education segment with Acer global manufacturing practices and guidance,” Kohli said.
Acer plans to manufacture laptops under the value segment category, mainstream segment, and education segment at the Dixon factory.
Vachani said that with this partnership Dixon has entered manufacturing laptops in India.
Dixon Technologies is also one of the applicants who has qualified for the IT hardware PLI scheme.