Karachi has seen the production of laptops, PCs and tablets from the first high-profile computer hardware factory.
The assembly plant of OneApple was started by the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) President Zahid Saeed. Tahir Rizvi, the Regional Head (Asia Pacific) said this brand will be competing with the brands of the world and asked the government for considering the local brands and invite tenders from local manufactured IT products for providing level playing field.
Also the local brands face many troubles for the registering of their names in different government’s departments and also added that in the time of many investors leaving Pakistan because of poor law and order situation OneApple has made an investment in Pakistan. He also expressed regret over the dumping of used and trash computer and IT hardware which will be becoming a threat to the environment.
This plant in Karachi was set up by his company with the financial support of a Canadian and some Chinese investors and also aims to set up mobile phones assembling plant in Karachi later on.
Zahid Saeed, the KATI President considers it a good sign that OneApple started its manufacturing plant in Korangi Industrial area and bought foreign investment and assured OneApple management for all possible help in its endeavors.
Also, Haier announced its idea to start Laptop manufacturing in Pakistan and also the launching of manufacturing of smartphones from Pakistan.
The story of OneApple hardware factory was first appeared on Daily Times.