Wisconsin worried it might have to foot Foxconn bill
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$300 million a year


For five years, Foxconn failed to build a much-hyped sprawling factory in Wisconsin and now local politicians fear that they will be saddled with a $300 million a year bill to maintain a site that the outfit walked away from.

Foxconn claims to have shunted production away from Kunshan
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Avoiding Corona crisis

Foxconn says that it has managed to avoid the worse of China’s draconian Covid crackdown in Kunshan city by moving production elsewhere.

Foxconn mulls setting up shop in Saudi Arabia
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Human rights not applied


Foxconn which assembles Apple iPhones, is in talks with Saudi Arabia about jointly building a $9 billion multipurpose facility.

Apple realises that Foxconn’s treatment of women is bad PR
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Puts company on probation 

Fruity cargo cult Apple has realised that Foxconn’s poor treatment of women workers in its Indian plant is doing the same sort of PR damage it saw when there were similar problems in China.

Foxconn India shuttered
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Tuesday, 21 December 2021 12:50

Foxconn India shuttered


Apparently not a good idea to poison staff

It looks like Apple supplier Foxconn's plant near Chennai in southern India will remain shut this week following protests sparked by a food poisoning incident.

Foxconn in food poisoning row in India
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Monday, 20 December 2021 13:36

Foxconn in food poisoning row in India


Workers arrested

Police in India have released dozens of those detained for blocking a key highway in a protest against food poisoning at the Apple supplier Foxconn.

Foxconn warns global chip shortage will last until next year
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Tame Apple Press concerned

Foxconn has predicted that a global chip shortage would run into the second half of 2022 and its fourth-quarter revenue for electronics, including smartphones, would fall more than 15 per cent.

Foxconn releases three electric car prototypes
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Keen to drive away from Apple dependence 

Foxconn unveiled its first three electric vehicle prototypes, which are being seen as part of its ambitious plans to diversify away from its role of building consumer electronics for Apple.

Foxconn does better than expected
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Thursday, 12 August 2021 11:48

Foxconn does better than expected


Profits up by a third

A chip shortage and strong demand for its partners profits pushed Foxconn’s profits up by nearly a third on last year.

Foxconn and TSMC buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses
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Donating them to the government to bypass China ban

Foxconn and TSMC have agreed to buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for the island of Taiwan. The two companies will be paying up to $35 a dose of the BioNTech vaccine and donating them to the government.