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Topic: Foxconn

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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Sharp said to take lead role in $7 billion US manufacturing plant construction

02/08/2017, 09:02 am

A long-discussed manufacturing plant, said to be built by Apple manufacturer Foxconn or its subsidiary Sharp, may break ground as soon as the summer of 2017 with Sharp at the helm, according to a new report

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Apple display supplier Sharp turns first profits in years under Foxconn control

02/03/2017, 01:02 pm

Japan's beleaguered Sharp, a regular Apple LCD supplier, generated its first quarterly net profits in two years during the December quarter -- its first under the management of Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn.

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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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Apple and Foxconn weighing $7 billion display plant in U.S., report says

01/22/2017, 09:01 pm

Apple's main manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is considering the possibility of a $7 billion joint investment in an automated display production facility in the U.S., the latter company's chairman said on Sunday.

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Foxconn looking to build Apple prototype manufacturing facility in Shenzhen - report

01/18/2017, 11:01 am

After possibly receiving some pressure by the Chinese government about remaining in the country and not expanding in the U.S., Foxconn is seeking land to build a prototype facility to assist Apple in developing hardware prototypes in Shenzhen, and figuring out how to manufacture them at scale.

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Apple suppliers Foxconn, Sharp, TSMC all weigh building manufacturing plants in USA

01/13/2017, 08:01 am

Three of Apple's key suppliers -- Foxconn and its subsidiary Sharp, as well as chipmaker TSMC --have all expressed interest in taking advantage of business-friendly incentives proposed by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, though no commitments have been made.

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Following Apple's decline, Foxconn reports first sales dip in 25 years

01/10/2017, 01:01 pm

Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, on Tuesday declared its first-ever annual sales decline since going public in 1991, something reportedly linked to weak demand from Apple prior to the arrival of the iPhone 7.

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As OLED iPhone rumors swirl, Apple supplier Sharp sinks $864M into display tech

01/09/2017, 09:01 am

Foxconn-owned Sharp is reportedly planning to invest 100 billion yen, or about $864 million U.S., into setting up an OLED production line, amidst expectations that Apple's "iPhone 8" will switch from LCD display technology to OLED.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn aiming to fully automate factories in three phases

12/30/2016, 09:12 am

Apple's main manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is planning to eliminate human workers from its Chinese factories in three phases -- something already complete at some locations, a manager with Foxconn's Automation Technology Development Committee revealed on Friday.

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Foxconn's iPhone plant in Zhengzhou built on billions in Chinese government aid - report

12/29/2016, 02:12 pm

Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory -- where about half of all Apple's iPhones are made -- exists in large part because of billions of dollars in handouts and tax breaks from the Chinese government, a report pointed out on Thursday.

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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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Foxconn/Sharp may boost Kantatsu stake to win more iPhone camera lens orders from Apple

12/29/2016, 09:12 am

Foxconn-owned Sharp is likely to increase its investment in a Japanese lens module maker, Kantatsu, in a bid to win iPhone orders away from Taiwan's Largan Precision, a report said on Thursday.

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Chinese manufacturers not likely to follow Apple iPhone manufacturing migration to US

12/28/2016, 09:12 am

Despite some research by Foxconn with a slightly positive angle towards moving some efforts to the U.S., other Apple supply chain vendors are likely to not move, citing labor and operating costs.

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Apple allegedly deepening partnership with Foxconn to facilitate China, Indonesia expansion efforts

12/26/2016, 12:12 pm

Apple is turning to manufacturing partner Foxconn to facilitate efforts to expand both research centers and business further into Southeast Asia, and open up facilities in China and Indonesia, according to recent reports.

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Indian Trade Ministry authorities talking local manufacturing with Apple

12/20/2016, 12:12 pm

In recent weeks, senior officials from India's Trade Ministry have met with Apple to discuss prospects for setting up manufacturing in the country, a report said on Tuesday.

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Apple assembly partner Foxconn plans US expansion

12/07/2016, 09:12 am

Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, will soon invest in expanding its U.S. operations, the latter company said on Wednesday, apparently following in the steps of a similar SoftBank announcement.

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Taiwan indicts Foxconn manager on stealing & selling 5,700 iPhones

12/02/2016, 10:12 am

An ex-senior manager with Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, was reportedly indicted in Taiwan on Friday for stealing and selling some 5,700 iPhones in China.

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Apple exploring the possibility of moving iPhone manufacturing to United States

11/17/2016, 12:11 pm

Primary iPhone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron are said to have been evaluating the ability of the company to shift production of Apple's mobile devices to the U.S., with the verdict mixed on if the move would be cost-effective.

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Apple seeks financial incentives before setting up Indian manufacturing

11/07/2016, 09:11 am

Apple is seeking financial handouts from the Indian government before setting up a manufacturing unit in the country, according to a new report.

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