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February 27, 1994


By CBR Staff Writer

The expansion by Compaq Computer Corp of manufacturing in Houston, Texas (CI No 2,362) marks the resumption of US production of portable computers after a lapse of more than two years: in late 1991, Compaq moved all production of portable computers offshore after the US imposed a damaging tariff on active-matrix liquid-crystal display screens used in high-end personal computers; last year, the Commerce Department re-examined the duties and revoked the penalty; the work that is to move to Houston had been done at the Singapore plant.

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