08/30/2012, 11:08 am
Foxconn and Sharp are considering a $1 billion investment in a Japanese LCD plant in order to build more display panels for Apple's iPhone and other devices.
08/23/2012, 11:08 am
A new report out of the Far East claims that shipments of Apple's next-generation iPhone are likely to be less than 15 million in the third quarter of 2012 due to some alleged complications in producing the device.
08/21/2012, 05:08 pm
A report released on Tuesday from the Fair Labor Association says Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has corrected some 284 infractions, including steps to create a safer workplace, since the group last audited the factories in February.
08/21/2012, 02:08 pm
Shares of display maker and Apple supplier Sharp have plummeted so far that Foxconn's deal to buy a stake in the struggling Japanese company could be in peril.
07/17/2012, 10:07 pm
Reports from China claim that thousands of job seekers are lining up outside of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn's Chengdu plant in hopes of landing a position at the factory as summer hiring ramps up ahead of rumored next-generation iPhone and smaller iPad launches.
06/26/2012, 09:06 am
Supply of metal chassis for ultraportable PC notebooks remains constrained as Apple has reportedly locked up most of the capacity available from suppliers.
06/21/2012, 08:06 am
A new rumor claims Sharp is set to begin delivering LCD TV panels to assembler Foxconn in order to begin building Apple television sets.
06/18/2012, 10:06 am
Foxconn is said to be in talks to buy more shares of display panel maker Sharp, once again prompting speculation that their alliance could play a key role in Apple's rumored television set.
06/18/2012, 08:06 am
Quality control and cost management efforts in Apple's overseas supply chain has been an even greater focus for the company under Chief Executive Tim Cook, according to a new report.
06/07/2012, 12:06 am
A riot involving "hundreds" of workers broke out at Foxconn's Chengdu factory in southwest China as disgruntled employees clashed with security guards reportedly over "past grievances" involving working conditions.
06/01/2012, 11:06 am
Though Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said this week he'd like his company's products to be made in the U.S., a new report suggests the roadblocks might be too great for Apple to overcome, at least in the short term.
05/28/2012, 11:05 am
Apple this month is reported to have begun production of the first prototypes of its much-anticipated connected television sets at one of its overseas manufacturing facilities ahead of a general production ramp expected to begin late in the 2012 calendar year.
05/25/2012, 08:05 pm
A video released on Friday gives outsiders a look at what goes on inside a Foxconn factory responsible for the manufacture of a large portion of Apple's iPhone stock including the newest iPhone 4S.
05/24/2012, 10:05 am
Foxconn plans to use its newfound partnership with Sharp to build a new plant in China that will produce screens for Apple's iPhone.
05/21/2012, 07:05 am
Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn reportedly plans to invest $210 million in a new production line in China's east Jiangsu province.
05/14/2012, 02:05 pm
Foxconn has issued a public statement to deny that its chief executive made comments about preparing for a rumored Apple television.
05/11/2012, 08:05 am
Foxconn is preparing to manufacture Apple's anticipated television set, the manufacturing company's chairman reportedly said in a speech.
05/10/2012, 09:05 am
Apple and Foxconn will share the costs associated with improving labor conditions at factories in China where devices like the iPhone and iPad are built.
05/09/2012, 08:05 am
Pegatron has reportedly landed orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone, rumored to launch in September, while Foxconn will allegedly manufacture a new 7-inch iPad arriving in August.
05/02/2012, 03:05 pm
Apple's push to increase employee compensation and safety in its supply chain continues to have an effect in the Far East, where another key supplier has boosted pay and reduced overtime for its workers.