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Topic: Foxconn

Foxconn used five times more temp workers than permitted for 'iPhone 11' assembly surge

09/09/2019, 05:09 am

After Foxconn violated Chinese labor laws in regards to temporary worker volume, Apple has investigated and is working to resolve the situation.

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Apple stock getting hammered on renewed China trade war fears

08/05/2019, 10:08 am

China has not just asked state-owned business to stop buying American agriculture, but it has also devalued its own currency to counter President Donald Trump's 10% tariff threat on $325 billion in electronics -- and it is having a profound impact on Apple's stock and that of its suppliers.

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Foxconn may sell newly-founded $8.8B Chinese display factory

08/02/2019, 10:08 am

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is reportedly considering the sale of an $8.8 billion display panel factory in China in reaction to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.

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President Trump threatens 10% tariff on $325B of electronics starting Sept. 1

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

In the latest chapter of the ongoing trade war, President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10% tariff on electronics from China, including most of Apple's product line, in retaliation for moves by the Chinese government.

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Foxconn now hiring extra staff to produce 'iPhone 11'

07/29/2019, 12:07 pm

Apple's iPhone manufacturer is recruiting for more staff and is also offering cash rewards to keep existing employees ahead of ramping up production for the three models expected to be released this year.

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India-made iPhone XS & iPhone XR models will be sold locally in August

07/11/2019, 02:07 pm

Indian-made versions of the iPhone XS and XR should launch in India this August, a report claimed on Thursday.

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Apple begins shipping India-made iPhones to European markets

07/11/2019, 08:07 am

Apple has begun exporting India-made iPhones to parts of Europe in a move beneficial to both Apple and India as a whole.

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Foxconn's Wisconsin factory starting production in May 2020 with just 1,500 jobs

07/10/2019, 02:07 pm

Foxconn will launch its controversial Wisconsin factory in May 2020, Governor Tony Evers said this week, but the display and network hardware facility will only start up with 1,500 jobs.

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Foxconn founder urges Apple to move iPhone & Mac production out of China

06/21/2019, 08:06 am

Terry Gou, Foxconn's founder, has asked Apple to move production plants out of China and into neighboring Taiwan, in hopes of avoiding tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

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Apple investigating move of up to 30% of production out of China

06/19/2019, 06:06 am

A special team within Apple has been tasked with investigating the costs of moving between 15% and 30% of iPhone, iPad and AirPod to other countries in order to reduce the impact of US/China tariffs.

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Foxconn claims it can make all of Apple's iPhones outside China

06/11/2019, 06:06 am

Foxconn has told investors that it has the capacity to produce iPhones for the American market without using its Chinese facilities, potentially skirting possible US/China trade tariffs.

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Foxconn struggling to maintain US workforce, with 155 layoffs in Indiana

06/05/2019, 09:06 am

According to the U.S. Labor Department, Apple supplier Foxconn is still having problems meeting promised hiring goals, and has laid off 155 employees in Indiana, moving the positions to Mexico.

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Apple iPhone assembler Foxconn says order fluctuations will have 'limited impact'

05/27/2019, 08:05 am

Apple's primary assembly partner Foxconn has issued a vague statement, suggesting that the company is expecting fortunes to improve when Apple launches its 2019 iPhones.

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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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