Sacramento, CA--October 30, 1996--Just over 100 days into their merger, Packard Bell NEC Inc. (Sacramento, CA) is a dominant player with products in all segments of the personal computer business, including the home and commercial markets throughout the world, Packard Bell said.
According to figures released this week from International Data Corp., Packard Bell NEC, which includes the Packard Bell, NEC, and Zenith Data Systems brands, was the second-largest PC vendor in the U.S. in the third quarter, and third in the world during the same period. More than 700,000 computers were shipped by Packard Bell NEC in the third quarter in the U.S. and nearly a million worldwide.
The merger has strategic, financial, marketing, sales, and manufacturing benefits for the company and the industry. Merging NEC's computer division and Packard Bell combines engineering, technological, marketing, and manufacturing knowledge, while Zenith Data Systems gives Packard Bell NEC a presence in the government and educational markets.
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