manufacturing

Research In Motion consolidating manufacturing in the shift towards BlackBerry 10

Research In Motion consolidating manufacturing in the shift towards BlackBerry 10

For many years now, Celestica, the Canadian contract manufacturer (CM) with operations all over the world, has been a manufacturing partner with Research In Motion.  For a few years Celestica wouldn't actually make hardware for RIM, but they'd act as a fulfillment center by loading in the carrier-specific OS, packaging up everything into the right box and shipping it off to retail...

Chris Umiastowski 51
Don't worry, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins isn't going to bust up BlackBerry handset and service businesses

Don't worry, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins isn't going to bust up BlackBerry handset and service businesses

  Another tidbit to come out of this morning's conference call was the position of newly-appointed CEO Thorsten Heins on splitting up the company. Some investors were suggesting RIM break up into separate handset and services entities, not unlike the Motorola breakup a few years ago.  "My view on RIM is a very, very clear view. Guys, I've been in device-only businesses before,...

Simon Sage 12