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Topic: Wistron

India promises Apple tax-free iPhone parts imports in exchange for expanded manufacturing

05/23/2017, 09:05 am

India is reportedly willing to waive taxes on imported iPhone parts in exchange for the company helping to expand Wistron's manufacturing operations in Bengaluru, where the iPhone SE is currently being made.

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Apple commences iPhone SE production in India with assembly partner Wistron

05/17/2017, 09:05 am

Apple has finally started to assemble iPhones in India, the Cupertino company has confirmed, with local manufacturing partners said to have commenced production of the iPhone SE earlier this month, and initial shipments for domestic customers expected to take place within the next few weeks.

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Qualcomm accuses Foxconn & other Apple suppliers of breach of contract

05/17/2017, 09:05 am

Chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday leveled a complaint against Foxconn and three other Apple manufacturing partners, accusing them of breaking licensing agreements by not paying due royalties.

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Apple to start Indian iPhone manufacturing within next two months

03/23/2017, 09:03 am

Apple's Indian manufacturing will finally begin within the next 4 to 6 weeks at a Wistron plant in Bangalore -- and more ambitious plans are already being hatched.

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Rumored new Foxconn iPhone plant in India lurches forward, timetable for opening unknown

02/15/2017, 09:02 am

Foxconn's delayed plans to build a manufacturing plant in Maharashtra, India may finally bear fruit, with Foxconn executives reportedly meating with the region's Chief Minister to hammer out some details.

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Apple meeting with India government 'constructive,' iPhone manufacture 'almost a done deal' [u]

01/25/2017, 09:01 am

Apple's meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday -- aimed at setting up local iPhone manufacturing -- was a "constructive and open dialogue," the company claimed in a statement.

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Wistron set to help produce Apple's 2017 iPhones in India - report

01/23/2017, 09:01 am

Apple has indeed picked Wistron to be its first iPhone manufacturer in India, with plans to get the company working phones launching later this year, a report claimed on Monday -- despite Apple having not yet secured a deal to set up Indian manufacturing.

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Wistron said to have claimed some future Apple 'iPhone 7s,' 'iPhone 8' orders

12/29/2016, 10:12 am

Recent reports from the supply chain claim that frequent rumor target Wistron, the builder of the iPhone 5c and SE, has seized at least some future orders from Apple for future iPhone models -- but what it will actually be tapped for is unclear.

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Wistron building MacBook Pro Touch Bars after original supplier falls short - report

11/08/2016, 10:11 am

Because of problems experienced by an initial supplier, Taiwan's Wistron is now handling at least some orders for the Touch Bar keyboard on the MacBook Pro, reports claimed on Tuesday.

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Apple using lower parts quotes, new suppliers to keep up high profit margins - report

07/05/2016, 09:07 am

A variety of Apple suppliers -- including some stalwarts -- are reportedly being hit by lower price quotes from the company, which is likewise said to be searching for new suppliers to maintain high profit margins on its products.

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Suppliers gearing up to ship Apple's 'iPhone 7' by end of September

05/17/2016, 08:05 am

Like clockwork, Apple's well-established annual iPhone release cycle is on track once again, as a new report claims the company's suppliers are prepared to begin shipping the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" by the end of the third quarter.

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Rumor: Apple to expand supply chain, add Wistron as manufacturer for new 4" iPhone

02/16/2016, 08:02 am

Both longtime Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn and newcomer Wistron are expected to handle assembly of the company's forthcoming 4-inch iPhone revamp, according to a new supply chain report.

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Rumor: Second-gen Apple Watch going into trial production this month

01/13/2016, 11:01 am

The next-generation Apple Watch could go into trial production with Quanta later this month, paving the way for a launch in the not-too-distant future, according to rumors.

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Rumor claims Apple seeking second supplier for next-gen Apple Watch

11/19/2015, 12:11 pm

Apple is looking to pick up a second manufacturer for the next-generation Apple Watch apart from Quanta Computer, a Chinese report said on Thursday.

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