Pegatron is cock a hoop about future

Taiwan scene - pic Mike MageeTaiwanese company Pegatron is forecasting a bumper crop because it is benefiting from the largesse of people buying Apple kit and other things it makes.

The company, which formerly was a small spin off concentrating on motherboards, will turn in revenues of close to $33 billion for its financial year because of its efforts to widen its product range.

According to the Taipei Times, CEO Jason Cheng told shareholders that its main product lines to be info tech, consumer electronic products and comms products.

But although manufacturing kit for Apple is good business, it ony accounts for 16 percent of its revenues.

Its big money spinner is communications products.

The company is essentially a contract builder of kit, and its customers include Asutek and Apple. The company is just about to finish building two new factories in mainland China, the Taipei Times reports.