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Topic: Foxconn

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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Sharp hopes to be OLED panel supplier for future iPhones

01/28/2019, 09:01 am

Sharp is seeking to enter the iPhone supply chain for models using an OLED display, a report claims, with the Foxconn-owned firm among other vendors expecting to enjoy a boom in OLED panel production and shipments throughout 2019.

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Foxconn says it will hire 50,000 in China amid claims of iPhone-related layoffs

01/22/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, said on Tuesday that it's aiming to hire over 50,000 people across its Chinese factories during the first quarter, which may at least eliminate any worst-case scenarios in the aftermath of weak iPhone sales.

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Foxconn examining shift of iPhone assembly to India

01/22/2019, 08:01 am

Foxconn is examining an expansion into India to both skirt a potential US-imposed tariff, as well as to help Apple comply with Indian requirements to manufacture locally.

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Apple assembler Foxconn cuts 50,000 seasonal workers ahead of schedule

01/18/2019, 08:01 am

Apparently impacted by Apple's iPhone demand, some 50,000 seasonal workers have been dismissed from Foxconn since October, a report indicated on Friday.

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Apple assembly partner Foxconn says December revenues down, blames 'consumer category products'

01/10/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, said on Thursday that it saw revenues for the month of December drop 8.3 percent year-over-year, likely a reflection of weak iPhone demand.

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Foxconn might start manufacturing flagship iPhone models in India

12/27/2018, 08:12 am

Foxconn appears ready to double-down on existing efforts in India and add to Apple's manufacturing options, as it looks to grow iPhone production beyond just low-cost models outside of China.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn not negotiating with Qualcomm over $9B royalties dispute

12/17/2018, 07:12 am

Foxconn is not in talks to settle an antitrust lawsuit it and other Apple assembly partners have leveled against Qualcomm, with its lawyers readying for a protracted legal battle.

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TSMC and Foxconn revenues up, contrary to dour iPhone supply chain forecasts

12/11/2018, 08:12 am

TSMC and Foxconn, two of Apple's major iPhone production partners, have reported street-beating revenue for November, casting some doubt on supply chain reports suggesting component suppliers are struggling following iPhone production cuts.

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iPhone assembler Pegatron may move to Indonesia over tariff fears

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

Apple's iPhone assembly partner Pegatron appears to be making a move to Indonesia to sidestep the US/China trade dispute, despite recent news of a truce.

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Foxconn mulls Vietnam move for iPhone production to avoid effects of U.S. tariffs

12/04/2018, 08:12 am

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is reportedly considering the possibility of setting up a new facility in Vietnam, a move that could potentially prevent the iPhone from being hit by tariffs created by the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China.

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Foxconn seeing 'difficult and competitive' 2019, slashing $2.9 billion in expenses

11/21/2018, 07:11 am

Foxconn is circulating a memo internally that says that it will be implementing a series of cost-cutting moves soon, to combat the effects of what it sees as being an difficult year for the company to continue to grow.

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Foxconn may transfer Chinese engineers to Wisconsin LCD plant due to difficult labor market [u]

11/06/2018, 09:11 am

Foxconn may transfer engineers from China to staff its under-construction facility in Wisconsin due to a lack of appropriate skilled labor in the area, with Apple's assembly partner keen to meet employment targets in order to retain $3 billion in state and local incentives.

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iPhone XR demand reportedly forcing Apple to cut production expansion plans

11/05/2018, 08:11 am

Apple, after seeing allegedly poor demand for the iPhone XR, has reportedly told assembly partners Foxconn and Pegatron to stop any preparations the firms are making for new smartphone production lines specifically for the recently-launched model.

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Apple shifts iPhone XR assembly orders from Pegatron to Foxconn

09/25/2018, 07:09 am

Apple is reportedly changing its orders for the iPhone XR with its assembly partners, with some production being shifted from Pegatron to rival Foxconn over alleged capacity and component sourcing issues.

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Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia hit following Trump tariff tweet

09/10/2018, 09:09 am

Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia slipped on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted in response to Apple's letter to the U.S. Trade Representative about the proposed Chinese tariffs, with the President calling a shift in production from China to the United States an "easy solution."

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