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Foxconn will start building iPhones in India in July

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Foxconn moving additional iPhone production to India as coronavirus disrupts work
Foxconn is looking to India as a location to build iPhones.
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Foxconn will reportedly start building iPhone X-series handsets in India in July, a new report claims. Other newer handsets could also follow in the future.

The handsets will be built at the company’s 160-acre factory in Chennai. “The plans are to step up production capacity and diversify to even higher models going forward,” a source with knowledge of Foxconn’s plans is quoted as saying.

Foxconn gears up to make flagship iPhones in India

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iPhone XS Max vs. iPhone XS size: Sometimes bigger really is better.
Designed in California, built in India.
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Foxconn is reportedly “within weeks” of starting trial production of the iPhone XS in India, Bloomberg reports.

Manufacturing will take place at a Foxconn factory in the southern city of Chennai. Rival manufacturer Wistron already makes the iPhone 6s, iPhone SE and — now — the iPhone 7 at its own facility in Bangalore.

Foxconn workers bear brunt of falling iPhone sales

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iPhone sales drive Apple’s biggest supplier to big profits
One of Foxconn's many factories, where it builds iPhones for Apple.
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Reduced iPhone demand in China has hit Foxconn employees’ salaries and benefits, according to a new report.

A number of workers say that their salaries were reduced at the end of last year, due to a smaller number of working hours available. There has also not been the usual Foxconn recruitment drive, which was previously an expected part of the iPhone manufacturing process.

After Trump call, Foxconn recommits to Wisconsin factory

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Foxconn workers in Shenzhen will not report next week until further notice.
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How a Foxconn factory in Wisconsin takes shape depends on what day of the week it is.

Today, company CEO Terry Gou is committing to a “Gen 6 fab facility” in the dairy state after having a “personal conversation with President Donald Trump.

How many jobs will come with a Gen 6 fab facility or what exactly it will build is not known. A Gen 6 factory typically builds screens for smartphones, tablets and small televisions.

Foxconn will fulfill promise to create thousands of jobs in Wisconsin

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Foxconn and University Wisconsin officials signing a deal for a research center.
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Apple supplier Foxconn may be rethinking its U.S. manufacturing plans in Wisconsin, but the Taiwan-based company wants people to know it’s serious about delivering the jobs it promised.

Responding to a recent report, Foxconn says it will keep its promise to create 13,000 jobs in Wisconsin.

Foxconn says it can’t afford to make TV screens in Wisconsin

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Foxconn and University Wisconsin officials signing a deal for a research center.
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Foxconn, which promised to create 13,000 jobs with a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin, won’t be producing state-of-the-art TV screens here as planned.

The news may not come as a big surprise to critics of the deal, which gave the iPhone maker the richest subsidy package in the state’s history. Foxconn has already forfeited some of those tax credits after it missed 2018 hiring goals.

Foxconn hiring spree allays some iPhone fears

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A top iPhone maker hiring thousands of new people is a strong sign that sales aren’t in a freefall.
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A recent unconfirmed report indicated that Foxconn, who produces handsets for Apple, had laid off thousands of employees. But the company itself says it’s actually hiring 50,000 people, a sign that iPhone sales aren’t a weak as some fear.

Still, there are indications of a slowdown in Foxconn production, just not a dramatic one.

Foxconn gets more serious about assembling iPhones in India

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Foxconn moving additional iPhone production to India as coronavirus disrupts work
Designed in California, built in India?
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Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly showing more interest in manufacturing iPhones in India, a new report claims.

The move would reduce Apple’s reliance on China at a time in which turbulence in the Chinese market, both from customers and potentially trade tariffs, is causing headaches in Cupertino.

Foxconn cuts 50,000 workers early as iPhone struggles

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Which new iPhone is for you? It really comes down to size.
Apple knows the iPhone is getting too expensive.
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Foxconn, Apple’s largest manufacturing partner, has cut 50,000 workers ahead of schedule as a result of weak iPhone demand.

The first cuts came last October, months before Foxconn typically scales back its workforce in preparation for slow season, according to a source familiar with the move. It is believed that Foxconn isn’t the only Apple supplier making cuts, either.

Foxconn will start building flagship iPhones in India in 2019

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Foxconn moving additional iPhone production to India as coronavirus disrupts work
Apple is ramping up its investment in India.
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Apple is expanding iPhone manufacturing in India, including building its flagship handsets, a new report claims. This will supposedly be carried out at a Foxconn plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

To accommodate the new manufacturing lines, Foxconn will invest an additional $356 million to expand the factory. At present, it builds phones for Xiaomi at the plant.