Foxconn Stories February 20

Primary iPhone assembler Foxconn says that it has begun work on expansion plans for plants outside of China as it seeks to recover from production lost to the coronavirus outbreak.

The company is also ‘cautiously’ resuming production in China…

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Foxconn Stories February 13

Foxconn has denied a report which claimed to describe its iPhone production targets as it struggles to deal with disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Reuters had claimed that chairman Liu Young-Way was aiming to be at 50% of normal production levels by the end of this month, and 80% in March…

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Foxconn Stories February 12

The World Health Organization has put concerns over iPhone production into context by declaring that the coronavirus is now humanity’s greatest threat.

Initially thought to be less deadly than the SARS outbreak which killed 774 people across 2002 and 2003, the WHO now says that the death toll from the coronavirus is already well in excess of this

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Foxconn Stories February 10

The impact of the coronavirus on Apple suppliers continues into a second week, with Foxconn’s biggest iPhone plants severely hit.

One plant has been banned from re-opening by the government, while only 10% of the company’s workforce has turned up to a second one…

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Foxconn Stories February 7

Foxconn has announced that its headquarters, and one of its iPhone plants, will not re-open on February 10. Monday was scheduled to be the date on which Chinese businesses would resume operations after an extended break to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

The news comes on the same day that we learn Apple Stores in China are also unlikely to re-open on this date

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Foxconn Stories February 5

Foxconn has announced plans to quarantine iPhone workers when they return to work on February 10, in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

The company’s biggest factory is in Zhengzhou, in the Henan province, some 300 miles from Wuhan, where the outbreak began…

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