Acer records 80 percent growth rate in Bahrain

Published March 7th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

Computer manufacturer Acer has achieved a record growth rate of 40 percent in the Bahraini home PC (Personal Computer) segment in the year 2001, with sales reaching more than 2,000 units. The company also experienced an 80 percent growth in its government sales during the same period, reported a press release.  


Acer, together with its Bahrain-based partner, Computer World, won deals with some strategic accounts in 2001 including the ministries of Education, Electricity and Water, as well as the Civil Service Bureau. The Bahrain-based Arab Insurance Group (ARIG) and the Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) have each standardized their respective information systems based on Acer’s technology platform.  


Acer Computer Middle East runs a facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone. The 22,500 square meter regional headquarters includes a managed warehouse, a unique loading assembly plant and a customer and technical service capable of handling component-level repairs. Acer is also active in e-business, providing MegaMicro e-enabling solutions that combine information technology (IT) products with a range of micro services delivered via Acer's Mega infrastructure. — (

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