Corporate Profile for Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc., dated August 18, 1995.
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Published date: August 18, 1995
Company name: Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc.
Address: 45225 Northport Court Fremont, CA 94538
Telephone No.: 510/226-7333
Chief Executive Officer: Ben Chan
Chief Financial Officer: C.H. Pan
Public Relations Contact: Crowley Communications Business number: 408/377-8384
Industry: Motherboards, graphics accelerators, multimedia products, monitors
Company description: Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS See eComStation. ) is primarily known as one of the largest motherboard Also called the "system board," it is the main printed circuit board in an electronic device, which contains sockets that accept additional boards. In a desktop computer, the motherboard contains the CPU, chipset, PCI bus slots, AGP slot, memory sockets and controller circuits for the manufacturers in the world. Founded in 1987 with just $200,000 in capital, ECS has grown into a $350 million dollar company with over 600 employees worldwide. Publicly held in Taiwan, Elitegroup has offices in Asia, Europe and North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . In 1994, Elitegroup shipped over 1.7 million motherboards.
Elitegroup designs and manufactures motherboards, add-on boards and most recently, multimedia products for the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and and VAR channels. Much of Elitegroup's success is based on strong R&D, total commitment to quality and a highly experienced and efficient manufacturing team.
ECS expects revenues to be $500 million by 1995 with a projected annual growth rate of 43%.
Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (USA)
Elitegroup's U.S.-based operations are headquartered in Fremont, CA. This subsidiary is responsible for $87 million of Elitegroup's annual sales in 1994. The subsidiary was established to focus on the specific requirements of the American marketplace.
Elitegroup is committed to providing a broad range of products that meet OEM and VAR requirements for flexibility in product offerings at the low, medium and high end of the market.
Historically, the company has sold products primarily through OEM and VAR channels. More recently, Elitegroup has signed agreements with major national distributors such as Tech Data, making Elitegroup products more broadly available to a wider range of customers.
CONTACT: Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc.