Dell looks to sell factories worldwide

by admin September 5, 2008 at 5:49 pm

Dell (DELL) is getting more serious about trimming costs and is exploring plans to sell its PC manufacturing plants, according to a news report Friday.

Once the leader in the low-inventory, built-to-order model for producing PCs, Dell is now relying more on contract PC makers. As part of that shift, Dell is trying to sell some or all of its manufacturing facilities, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper, citing anonymous sources, says Dell is looking to sell most or all of its factories within 18 months.

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