Table: Acer's Offspring Come of Age
World's No. 3 manufacturer of liquid-crystal display panels. Formerly Acer Display; it went public in 2000.
ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.5 billion
PROFITS: $336 million
Makes and designs communication equipment for companies such as IBM, Dell, and Cisco.
ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $680 million
PROFITS: $55 million
Designs specialty chips for products such as computers and DVD players. Formerly Acer Laboratories.
ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $205 million
PROFITS: $17 million
Makes mobile phones, PC monitors, consumer electronics. Formerly Acer Communications.
ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.6 billion
PROFITS: $217 million
Makes PCs for IBM and others. Formerly Acer's contract manufacturing arm. Plans to go public next year.
ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.4 billion
PROFITS: $60 million
Data: Bloomberg Financial Markets, I/B/E/S/, BusinessWeek