Taiwan based Pegatron Corporation is set to buy the manufacturing facility of U.S based ARRIS International plc. in New Taipei City, Taiwan. By the end of 2018, the production of ARRIS customer premises equipment will transit to Pegatron’s Suzhou site in China and ARRIs will continue to maintain technology development and business operations including Ruckus operations, its newly acquired company in Taiwan.
According to Jim Brennan, ARRIS SVP, Supply Chain, Quality & Operations :
“ARRIS’s global vision is to leverage scale across a key number of global partners that allow us to concentrate on R&D, as well as anticipate the needs and expectations of our customers and their subscribers. Pegatron is a long-term, trusted manufacturing partner of ARRIS, with a proven track-record of quality and performance, and we expect the transition to be seamless for our customers.”
Syh-Jang Liao, President and CEO, Pegatron also added the following about the transaction:
“Today’s transaction builds on a successful 15-year relationship with ARRIS, during which we have helped them to deliver a range of major innovations to the global marketplace. Pegatron is proud to produce cost-effective, high-quality products; we look forward to continuing our joint success with ARRIS long into the future.”
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Taiwan, Pegatron Corporation engages in designing, manufacturing, and selling computer, communication, and consumer electronic products worldwide. Pegatron Corporation offers computing products, such as notebook and desktop PCs, motherboards, VGA cards, mobile Internet devices, rugged computers, and servers; consumer electronics, including tablets, game consoles, and LCD TVs; and communication products, which include cable modems, set-top boxes, smartphones, network switches, and routers.
Headquartered in the USA, ARRIS Group Inc. provides telecommunication products and services. ARRIS offers video processing, broadband deliver, access networking and video devices and it serves cable, telecom, satellite, broadcasters and other industries worldwide.