Monday, December 22, 2014
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Acer ta...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, October 05, 2002
Acer takes a tough line on Benq over branding

Acer may consider legal action against Benq’s distributors if they do not move to resolve disputes concerning the use of the Acer brand, an executive said. Acer CEO J.T. Wang warned that certain Benq products sold and marketed under the Acer name have “impacted Acer’s name and affected its operations,” during a press conference for the company’s latest product, its TravelMate C100 Tablet PC.

He added that rumors have been spreading among distributors that Benq will eventually take over Acer, casting a false and damaging impression of the PC maker.

Formerly Acer Communications & Multimedia (ACM), the peripheral-making unit of Acer switched its brand to Benq in late 2001. Acer still holds approximately 20% of Benq’s shares.

Since the name change, competition has been brewing as Benq moves into PC manufacturing and Acer makes plans to enter peripherals, pitting the two against each other in the areas of notebooks, monitors and optical discs.

One of the sticking points the two companies have sparred over is Benq subsidiary Daxon Technology, which has been manufacturing and selling Acer-branded recordable CDs to date. Wang said Acer has served Benq notices demanding the branding practice be dropped.

Benq denied ever receiving notification from Acer over the Daxon matter.

Jerry Wang, vice president of Benq’s global marketing office, said the company is “perplexed” by the tough line Acer is taking on the branding issue.

Acer’s top executives including chairman Stan Shih and CEO J.T. Wang have assured in earlier meetings with Benq president K.Y. Lee that Benq could continue using the Acer brand until the end of 2003, he said.

J.T. Wang also said that now with Benq’s entry into the notebook business, Acer is evaluating the move’s potential impact and reviewing its outsourcing strategies with Quanta Computer – also a supplier of Benq – on competitive reasons.

Sources told DigiTimes that Benq will start selling “Q”-branded notebooks at year-end, first targeting China.

Lite-On IT posts 3Q revenues of NT$9.25 billion        All News        Lite-On IT posts 3Q revenues of NT$9.25 billion
Lite-On IT posts 3Q revenues of NT$9.25 billion     Optical Storage News      Lite-On IT posts 3Q revenues of NT$9.25 billion

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New BenQ Projector Supports 5-GHz WHDI Technology
BenQ to Showcase 3D-Ready Home Cinema Projectors, Mini Projectors, and Gaming Monitors at CES 2012
BenQ America Inks Deal With ASI
BenQ Showcases New Flagship Gaming Monitors
BenQ Debuts New Touchscreen Camera Series with LT100
BenQ Expands its G Series LCD Display Lineup in Europe
BenQ's New S6 Mobile Internet Device
BenQ's E2200HDA 1080p Full HD LCD Monitor Lineup
Sony, BenQ to Launch 22x DVD Burners in Q3
BenQ Introduces C36 Music Phone
BenQ Introduces C36 Music Phone
BenQ Unveils Super-Slim T60 Mobile Phone

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .