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Topic: Foxconn

Foxconn sees profits fall on demand from Apple & other clients

05/14/2019, 09:05 am

Foxconn saw sales rise year-over-year in the March quarter by 2.5 percent, but profits fall 17.7 percent, in what's believed to be a sign of lowered demand among major clients beyond just Apple.

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Foxconn's Wisconsin adventures, iCloud spy chip allegations fallout, Geert Bevin of Moog, & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

05/03/2019, 08:05 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Super Micro moving manufacturing out of China, Foxconn's adventures in Wisconsin, and Victor interviews Geert Bevin of Moog about interface design.

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Foxconn CEO headed to Wisconsin after Trump meeting at White House

05/02/2019, 07:05 am

Terry Gou, the CEO of Apple assembly partner Foxconn and candidate for the presidency of Taiwan, has met with President Donald Trump on his visit to the United States, ahead of a visit to the controversial project in Wisconsin to build new facilities.

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Small-town Wisconsin suffering under weight of Foxconn deal, with CEO headed to White House

04/30/2019, 09:04 am

There's no sign yet of Foxconn's $10 billion plant, or the 13,000 local jobs it was supposed to provide, but wide swaths of Wisconsin's Mount Pleasant town have been very nearly totally demolished in preparation for the promised factory.

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Foxconn increasing development of microLED to gain future iPhone display orders

04/30/2019, 07:04 am

A future version of the iPhone could use microLED technology for its display, with a supply chain report suggesting that manufacturing partner Foxconn is trying to gain orders from Apple for a future iPhone using the bright and high resolution technology.

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Foxconn and Wisconsin renegotiate factory agreement, future of project uncertain [u]

04/23/2019, 07:04 pm

According to a letter Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers sent to Foxconn executive Louis Woo, the state is renegotiating a deal that promised the Taiwan-based company incentives in return for building a massive manufacturing and R&D facility in the region.

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Apple supplier Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin project despite delays

04/19/2019, 08:04 am

Foxconn has responded to recent criticisms of its missed deadlines in Wisconsin, and says that it is in the state for the long haul and will eventually hit its targets.

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Wisconsin governor wants to renegotiate Foxconn deal, says promised jobs unlikely

04/17/2019, 04:04 pm

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers is calling for the state to renegotiate its deal with Foxconn, arguing that the Taiwan-based manufacturer has broken its end of the agreement and won't be able to create the 13,000 jobs it once promised.

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Foxconn chairman Terry Gou declares run for presidency of Taiwan

04/17/2019, 08:04 am

Foxconn's chairman, Terry Gou, said on Wednesday that he's running to become President of Taiwan, a move that could trigger political and economic waves including at Apple.

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Foxconn confirms that mass production of the iPhone will begin in India soon

04/15/2019, 07:04 am

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has positively affirmed that the company will start up its production lines for the iPhone in India, but which models will be built there isn't clear.

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Foxconn CEO Terry Gou stepping down later in 2019

04/15/2019, 06:04 am

Long-time Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has announced that he will step down from his post as the head of Apple's largest manufacturing partners.

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Foxconn's assembly of iPhone X in India to start in July

04/12/2019, 08:04 am

Foxconn will be commencing commercial production of the iPhone X in India from July, according to a report, with manufacturing of the high-specification model following the iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, and iPhone 7 in being assembled for the local market to save on import fees.

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Foxconn's Wisconsin presence 'a bunch of empty buildings,' far behind targets

04/11/2019, 12:04 pm

Foxconn's vaunted Wisconsin facilities, backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, have so far amounted to "a bunch of empty buildings and a lot of questions," an investigation indicates.

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Trial run of iPhone X manufacturing set to begin in India

04/02/2019, 06:04 am

India manufacture may soon not be limited to just the low-end of the iPhone line, as Foxconn appears ready to start manufacturing the iPhone X at its Chennai facility.

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Apple assembler Foxconn sees Q4 profits drop 12.6 percent on weak iPhone sales

03/29/2019, 10:03 am

Apple's core assembly partner, Foxconn, saw net profits drop 12.6 percent in the fourth quarter, a figure almost certainly linked to declining iPhone sales.

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Apple suppliers like Largan & TSMC turn elsewhere in wake of weak iPhone sales

03/18/2019, 11:03 am

A number of Apple suppliers such as Largan and TSMC are diversifying orders amid declining iPhone sales, a supply chain report claimed on Monday.

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Apple assemblers saved 7.6 billion gallons of water, says 2018 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report

03/06/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple has released its 13th Supplier Responsibility Progress report, and has noted that all final assembly sites for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, and HomePod are now certified Zero Waste to Landfill, conserving billions of gallons of water and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Foxconn employees endure reduced salaries and benefits in wake of reduced Chinese iPhone demand

03/01/2019, 07:03 am

Foxconn is feeling the pinch from the reduced sales of iPhones in Greater China, with reports of a culling of employee benefits and salaries, as well as mass resignations, coming out of the Apple assembly partner's largest facility used for iPhone production.

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Foxconn says Wisconsin facility will do both manufacturing and R&D

02/01/2019, 02:02 pm

Foxconn's $10 billion facility in Wisconsin will handle both manufacturing and research, the company said on Friday, trying to staunch controversy over statements it made earlier this week.

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Foxconn's $10 billion facility in Wisconsin for 'knowledge' and not large-scale manufacturing

01/30/2019, 06:01 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is re-evaluating what it wants to do with its location in Wisconsin and is saying that the site will be more research-oriented than a manufacturing boom for the region.

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