Boosting its business abroad, SCI Systems Inc. has purchased an equity interest in Taipei, Taiwan-based notebook-PC maker Uniwill Computer Corp.
The Huntsville, Ala., contract electronics manufacturer said today that it has entered into a joint manufacturing and distribution agreement with Uniwill involving the company's notebook computer and Internet appliance businesses.
Financial terms of the accord were not revealed. Under the pact, SCI will become the exclusive maker of certain Uniwill products and serve as an additional outlet within the distribution channel.
"SCI will be key to bringing our technology to the marketplace quickly and effectively," said Uniwill vice chairman and president Alex Wen.