Formerly Packard Bell NEC, Inc., the company discontinued its personal computer business operation in the United States in 2000. This filing represents the final steps surrounding a closure that began four years ago.
The filing has absolutely no effect on NEC Solutions America or other NEC businesses currently operating in the United States. NEC-branded computers and servers will continue to be widely available and supported through NEC Solutions America. NEC will also continue to offer Packard Bell-branded computers through NEC Computers International, Inc. in the European markets.