With a land area one-tenth of that of California, Taiwan manufactures:
80% of the world's PC motherboards
80% of the world's graphics chips
70% of the world's notebooks
65% of the world's microchips
91% of the world's scanners
Not too bad for an island with a population of mere 22 million. Yet, if asked to name any brands originating from Taiwan, most people would not be able to name too many. This is because most of the Taiwanese companies are OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). These companies most likely manufacture notebook computers from IC (integrated circuit), PCB (printed circuit board), or power supplies and casings, ...