Flextronics

Apple Boosts “Made in the US” Program with Mac Assembler Flextronics

Flextronics International Ltd. has joined Apple's supply chain as assemblers of Mac computers, reports Bloomberg. The company assembles Macs in Austin, Texas, according to Apple's annual supplier report published yesterday. However, Foxconn remains the largest Apple partner, with seven assembly locations in China and Brazil. Tim Cook highlighted a couple years back that it would...

Apple’s Challenges for Fair Hiring of Supply Chain Workers

Apple and other multinational companies are facing severe challenges in ensuring fair treatment of workers in their supply chain. Because the problems in its supply chain have made headlines, Apple has conducted several audits and as the Supplier Responsibility page shows, it is tracking the work hours of more than one million workers in its...