iPad Shipments On The Rise Ahead Of Second-Gen

Taiwan-based company, Taichung says it is on schedule to ship 2 Million iPad units before the end of December, with a further 3 Million units shipped by the end of January. The news comes as speculation around the second-generation iPad, expected to be announced in Q1 of 2011, reaches fever-pitch.

Apple’s iPad is driving success for touchscreen makers, with a wave of new fab plants coming into effect across China as multiple vendors make their play for the booming touchscreen market. Meanwhile, Apple supplier Wintek is building up capacity to meet demand for 10-inch screens.

[9to5Mac via AppAdvice]