RIM to set up shop in India?

RIMAccording to RIM’s Asia-Pacific VP Norm Lo, “India is a very important market for us and we have a long-term view of it. Our growth in India and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole is making us explore the possibilities of setting up a manufacturing hub in this part of the world.” China was also on the plate to join the ranks of Canadian, Mexican and Latin American manufacturing centres, but it’s more than just factories set to go up. India’s workforce also shows a lot of promise for an R&D centre there, too. Nothing’s set in stone just yet, but it’s clear that some expansion into Asia-Pacific is on RIM’s mind.

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