And now for flip-flopping of a more pleasant kind: Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has announced it’s opening a manufacturing center in the United States.
The flip-flop, of course, is that Lenovo was once IBM, until in 2005 IBM sold its computer manufacturing arm to the Chinese company. That brought cries of outsourcing to the Third World.
But now Lenovo says it’s going to hire just over 100 workers for a plant in North Carolina, catering to corporate clients in the U.S.
It’s not a wholesale switch, though. Many Lenovo PCs will still be made in China or Mexico.
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