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Foxconn looking to the US for new manufacturing opportunites

According to Sina News, Foxconn may be eyeing the US as a location for its next manufacturing plants. The company is allegedly looking at Detroit or Los Angeles as potential factory sites. Foxconn president Terry Gou is heading up the … Continue reading

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Foxconn Struggling To Cope With High iPhone 5 Demand

Demand for the iPhone 5 has been high and initial figures indicated that Apple’s latest smartphone is selling very well, with five million units over the first availability weekend — and two million units in the first 24 hours of … Continue reading

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Foxconn Denies Chinese Factory Strike Reports

On Friday we’ve heard reports coming from New York advocacy group China Labor Watch that Foxconn workers in China were in strike. Reported reasons were varying from a. Apple asking people to work on holidays to b. alleged enforcement of tighter … Continue reading

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Foxconn workers go on strike over strict iPhone 5 quality control

At 1 p.m. Beijing time today, about 3,000 to 4,000 Foxconn production workers (ironically) went on strike due to strict demands to keep up with high quality standards for products, namely the Apple iPhone 5. There have been multiple conflicts, sometimes … Continue reading

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Fair Labor Association Says Foxconn Has Improved

The Fair Labor Association conducted its audits of three plants owned by the Taiwanese based company Foxconn. In recent years Foxconn has caught headlines around the world for their employee suicides and reportedly terrible working and living conditions. Over 1,000 … Continue reading

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