Foxconn Stories July 3

Government action that hit iPhone production in India now resolved — Foxconn

Government action that badly disrupted iPhone production in India is no longer affecting imports of iPhone components, according to a Foxconn statement…

Foxconn Stories July 2

Update: There seems some potential good news ahead. Economic Times reports that the Indian government is considering an exemption to the checks for foreign companies like Apple.

iPhone assembly in India has been badly disrupted as tensions with China continue to rise, says a new report.

Components arriving from China are said to have been held in Indian customs in what seems to be the latest escalation of the fallout from a disputed border between the two countries…

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Foxconn Stories May 15

Foxconn says that the coronavirus impact on smartphone demand is set to be ‘enormous,’ and recovery will take ‘a very long time.’

Company chairman Liu Young-way made the comments as Foxconn reported first-quarter profits down 90% year-on-year as a result of production shutdowns in China at the height of the coronavirus crisis there …

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Foxconn Stories April 13

As we await ventilator production, Foxconn’s Wisconsin offices still empty

Foxconn’s Wisconsin offices remain empty a year after the company said it would “correct” statements about them being unoccupied, says a new report today…

Foxconn Stories April 9

Foxconn is implementing some of the world’s strictest coronavirus precautions as it aims to keep its one million workers safe and iPhone 12 production on schedule.

The Chinese government requires all factories to implement a series of specific safeguards, but Foxconn is going far further …

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Foxconn Stories April 8

Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory is a seemingly never-ending tale of conflicting claims about what it will do and when it will do it. The latest of these is that it will now be used to make medical ventilators, to help hospitals cope with demand for intensive care beds during the coronavirus crisis.

The Taiwanese company says that it will be partnering with a US medical firm …

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