200,000 More Workers Needed to Manufacture iPhone 13 Ahead of Launch

Apple supplier Foxconn is rushing to hire 200,000 more workers by the end of September to manufacture the iPhone 13 models, according to the South China Morning Post. The 200,000 additional workers are needed at the world’s biggest iPhone factory in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, ahead of the expected launch of the ‌iPhone 13‌ […]

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Apple Supplier Foxconn to Begin Building Electric Vehicle Factory in the U.S. Next Year

Foxconn, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, has said it will begin construction of all-electric vehicle plants in the United States and Thailand this year, with hopes of them being operational by 2023, according to a report from Nikkei Asia. From the report: Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics producer, on Thursday said it will build […]

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Apple Suppliers Struggling to Hire Enough Workers Ahead of iPhone 13 Launch

Apple suppliers manufacturing the iPhone 13 models are struggling to hire enough workers ahead of the expected launch of new devices in September, according to the South China Morning Post. In an attempt to attract workers to meet demand for the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup, Apple suppliers in China are significantly raising their starter bonuses. Foxconn’s […]

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iPhone Supplier Foxconn Says China Floods Not Impacting Operations

Apple supplier Foxconn, which is Apple’s largest and most important supplier for the iPhone, has said that torrential floods that have hit the Henan province in China, where it houses its main ‌iPhone‌ production plant, have not been impacted operations. In a statement to CNBC, Foxconn says that its main factory in Zhengzhou, the capital […]

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Foxconn Offers ‘Record-High’ Bonuses to Recruit Workers for iPhone 13 Assembly

Apple’s largest manufacturing partner Foxconn is offering “record-high” signing bonuses in an effort to recruit workers for iPhone 13 production over the next few months, according to the South China Morning Post. The report claims Foxconn is offering up to 8,000 yuan ($1,235) as a signing bonus to former workers willing to return to its […]

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Raises Employee Bonuses Ahead of iPhone 13 Production

Apple supplier Foxconn, which serves as the main iPhone manufacturer, is taking measures to expand its workforce by offering increased bonus pay to new recruits in Zhengzhou, China, ahead of when production of the iPhone 13 is set to get underway. According to the South China Morning Post, the newest raise in bonus is the […]

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Vers une sortie normale en septembre pour l’iPhone 13 ?

Traditionnellement, Apple présente et lance ses nouveaux iPhone au mois de septembre. Mais 2020 a fait figure d’exception. À cause des perturbations causées par la pandémie de COVID-19, l’iPhone 12 et ses variantes n’ont été présentés qu’au mois d’octobre. Si l’iPhone 12 et l’iPhone 12 Pro sont arrivés sur le marché en octobre, l’iPhone 12 […]

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Pénurie de composants chez le principal fournisseur d’Apple ?

À cause de multiples facteurs, plusieurs industries font aujourd’hui face à une pénurie de semiconducteurs qui causent une réduction de la production. Et malheureusement, le marché des smartphones n’est pas épargné. Dans l’écosystème Android, Qualcomm, l’un des principaux fabricants de puces, avait déjà évoqué cette situation. Tout en admettant le problème, celui-ci avait tenté de […]

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Apple Supplier Foxconn to Build $270 Million Plant in Vietnam, Likely for MacBook and iPad

Apple supplier Foxconn has been granted a license to construct a new $270 million plant in Vietnam, likely to manufacture MacBooks and iPads (via Reuters). The new plant, to be developed by Fukang Technology, will be located in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Giang. Upon completion, the location is projected to be able to […]

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Apple Asks Foxconn to Move Some MacBook and iPad Production From China to Vietnam

Apple has asked Foxconn to move some of its iPad and MacBook assembly from China to Vietnam in an effort to minimize the impact of ongoing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, according to sources cited by Reuters. Foxconn is building assembly lines for Apple’s ‌iPad‌ tablet and MacBook laptop at its plant in […]

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Apple Confirms iPhone SE is Now ‘Assembled in India’ For Local Customers

Apple today confirmed that its second-generation iPhone SE is now being assembled in India for orders placed within the country. In a statement shared with The Times of India, Apple said “iPhone SE packs our most powerful chip into our most popular size at our most affordable price and we’re excited to be making it […]

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iPhone Maker Foxconn Says China’s ‘Days as the World’s Factory Are Done’

China will no longer be the world’s manufacturing epicenter going forward, according to Apple’s largest supply chain partner Foxconn, which has been gradually expanding its operations in other countries amid the U.S.-China trade war. “No matter if it’s India, Southeast Asia or the Americas, there will be a manufacturing ecosystem in each,” said Foxconn chairman […]

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Reports Better-Than-Expected Second Quarter Profit

Major Apple supplier Foxconn reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, overcoming slowing smartphone sales thanks to rising telecommuting demand amid the global health crisis (via Reuters). The iPhone manufacturer posted net profit of $778.54 billion for the second quarter ended June, almost $5 billion more than a consensus estimate from analysts, and up around 34 […]

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Foxconn Reportedly Begins Seasonal Hiring Spree for iPhone 12 Production

Apple’s largest manufacturing partner Foxconn has begun its seasonal hiring spree to assist with iPhone 12 production, offering employees who recruit qualified applicants up to a 9,000 yuan bonus, according to Chinese media reports. As usual, Foxconn needs as many hands on deck as possible at its factory in Zhengzhou, China to assist with mass […]

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Apple Suppliers Plan Major Production Move to India

An unspecified Apple supplier is planning to move a significant amount of production operations to India, according to The Times of India. The unnamed Apple contract manufacturer is expected to shift six production lines in total, with the aim of accommodating the export of $5 billion worth of devices from India. Establishment of a new […]

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Apple ‘Battling’ to Free Up iPhone Shipments as India Holds Up Imports From China

Apple is “battling to free stuck shipments” at the Indian port of Chennai after the country ramped up scrutiny of imports from China following rising tensions between the two nations. Reuters reports that customs officers at the Southern Indian port have held back more than 150 shipments of smartphones and electronic parts from China, which […]

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