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Indian firm Optiemus, Taiwan's Wistron sign deal to make mobile devices

Delhi-based Optiemus is eligible for incentives under the Indian government's production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for mobile devices and IT hardware

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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
Taiwanese giant Wistron is expanding its business to go beyond manufacturing mainly iPhones in India following an agreement with Optiemus Electronics to make mobile devices, IT hardware and telecom products and is now exploring electric vehicles.

Wistron, a $30 billion original design manufacturer (ODM), is not new to the world of electric vehicles. Many years ago, it had teamed up with Chinese automaker NIO to make the electric control systems of cars.

Delhi-based Optiemus is eligible for incentives under the Indian government’s production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for mobile devices and IT hardware. This is an advantage that Wistron could leverage to manufacture

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First Published: Aug 24 2021 | 12:44 PM IST

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