Apple has announced its latest Mac Pro will soon begin production in Austin, Texas.
The company first unveiled the new Mac Pro as its Worldwide Developer Conference earlier this summer. The company’s Mac Pro has been made at its Austin facility since 2013, and will continue for the latest generation.
“The Mac Pro is Apple’s most powerful computer ever and we’re proud to be building it in Austin. We thank the administration for their support enabling this opportunity,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, in a statement.
Apple says over a dozen American companies have components within the new Mac Pro. Apple says it was able to make the Mac Pro in the U.S. after receiving a federal product exclusion of some required components. Apple says “The value of American-made components in the new Mac Pro is 2.5 times greater than in Apple’s previous generation Mac Pro.”
“We believe deeply in the power of American innovation. That’s why every Apple product is designed and engineered in the US, and made up of parts from 36 states, supporting 450,000 jobs with US suppliers, and we’re going to continue growing here,” added Cook.