Arizona Plant

Apple Ships Sapphire from Arizona Plant to Chinese Suppliers

An Apple patent filing last month provided us with the very first hard evidence that the Cupertino company is indeed planning to include sapphire crystal in its next generation iPhone lineup. Now, a report by 9to5Mac is claiming that Apple has started shipping sapphire from its Arizona plant to its suppliers in China, who are in...

Apple to Build New Renewable Energy Projects for its Arizona Sapphire Plant

Last week, it was reported that Apple’s Arizona sapphire glass plant is being prepared for mass production of sapphire displays for the next generation iPhone and iPad devices. Today, a new report is claiming that in order to ensure its new Arizona facility can operate without the use of fossil fuel-burning power plants, Apple is building new...

Apple Hiring iPhone/iPod Manufacturing Design Engineers for Arizona Plant

A couple of months back, the State of Arizona announced that Apple will build a sapphire glass manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona, creating 700 new permanent manufacturing jobs. While Apple never officially confirmed what the plant would actually be used for, a new job listing pointed out by 9to5Mac seems to indicate that Apple will indeed use the facility for...