Apple Manufacturing

Apple Seeks Relaxed Product Labeling Rules In India

Apple has sought relaxed labeling rules from the Indian government so that the Cupertino-based company doesn’t have to print product-related information directly onto devices, The Economic Times reported on Thursday citing an unnamed official. A group of senior officials from Indian ministries, including commerce and finance, will early next month deliberate on the incentives sought by […]

25% of World’s DRAM Will be Consumed by Apple in 2015

According to a new report by TrendForce (via ComputerWorld), Apple's consumption of mobile DRAM will grow from 16.5% of the industry's total production volume today to 25% in 2015 as the Cupertino giant is outfitting more smartphones, tablets and even laptops with DRAM. It is believed that PC DRAM manufacturers will also switch to mobile DRAM to...

Apple Hits a Record $15.4 Billion in Manufacturing Costs Per Quarter

RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanan has revealed in a research note issued to investors today that Apple’s manufacturing and component purchase commitments reached $15.4 billion last quarter, a 18.5% year over year increase, that marks a new manufacturing costs record for the Cupertino giant, AppleInsider is reporting. The analyst also noted that Apple will be spending another $5.6 billion...

Green America Claims Apple Exposes its Factory Workers to Toxic Chemicals

According to a non-profit organisation Green America, around a million Chinese workers in Apple supplier factories are exposed to dangerous toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing process of parts, that go on to make iPhones and iPads, The Telegraph is reporting. As a result, the firm says that customers should 'search their conscience' before buying Apple products....