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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