HP starts producing "Made in Turkey" computers
HP has begun producing computers with label of "Made in Turkey" at its factory in Corlu town of Turkey's northwestern province of Tekirdag, Anadolu News Agecny reported.
Ertug Ayik, an executive with HP Turkey, said on Wednesday that 2.4 million computers, which would be manufactured at Corlu factory, would be put on markets all over the world.
Ayik said that HP had been the best-selling computer in Turkey for the last eight years, adding that HP sold 546,265 computers across Turkey in 2010.
He noted that HP Turkey had sold 17.8 million computers since 2002.
Noting that the factory in Corlu was founded with an investment of 60 million USD and in cooperation with Foxxcon, Ayik said that the factory brought a strategic importance to Turkey, and it began producing computers with the label of "Made in Turkey" as of February 8.
Ayik added that they were also excited that the second supplier chain center of HP in Europe would be opened in Turkey.