During this morning’s Senate hearing regarding Apple’s tax strategies, Apple CEO Tim Cook provided opening statements regarding Apple’s perspective on the issues. Notably, during a time in which Cook was discussing Apple’s United States-based operations and strategies, the Apple CEO said that Apple’s upcoming Made-in-the-USA Mac line will be assembled in Texas…
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Apple has not previously disclosed where the already announced US-built Mac will be assembled. Foxconn, Apple’s main assembly partner in China, has factories in Texas.
We’re using our earnings growth to invest billions of dollars in the U.S. to create even more American jobs. We’re investing $100 million to build a Mac product line here in the U.S. The product will be assembled in Texas, include components made in Illinois and Florida, and rely on equipment produced in Kentucky and Michigan.
We previously noted that Apple is working with Quanta on shipping certain iMac models, but Quanta is based in California and Tennessee. With this in mind, it is likely that Apple will be working with Foxconn on the US-built Mac.
Apple, yesterday, disclosed that components for this new Mac will be sourced from Arizona, Texas, Illinois, Florida and Kentucky. Today, Cook also reiterated that Apple is building a new administrative campus in Texas.