Micro-Star International (MSI) aims to ship 150,000 to 200,000 notebooks in 2004 – the first year for volume shipments after it began notebook manufacturing at the end of 2003, company sources said.

MSI makes notebooks for IBM at a joint venture plant set up with LG Electronics (LGE) in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province (China). The plant has a monthly capacity of 30,000 units, the sources said.

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