iPhone Assembly

Pegatron Says it Can Assemble iPhone in the US if Apple Absorbs All Costs

In an investor’s conference, Pegatron CEO Liao Syh-jang has told Focus Taiwan that if Donald Trump institutes his Made in America proposal, it will be fine for Pegatron "as long the client is willing to absorb the costs”, AppleInsider is reporting. "As long as there is demand, whether the clients are American or Chinese, Pegatron already has its production...

Apple May Start Assembling iPhones in the U.S. [Report]

Industry sources have told the Nikkei Asian Review that iPhones might soon start carrying "Made in America” labels, as Foxconn Technology Group is studying the possibility of moving iPhone production to the U.S. Foxconn, the leading manufacturer of Apple’s iOS devices, produces more than 200 million iPhones each year from their massive Chinese campuses. "Apple asked both Foxconn and...

iPhone Assembly Worker in China Dies in Suspected Suicide

A 28-year-old male worker, who was employed at a Foxconn facility that assembles Apple’s iPhone, was found dead this week outside the manufacturing company’s central China campus. According to Re/Code, the New York-based advocacy group China Labor Watch has reported that the worker jumped from a building to his death in an apparent suicide.  “We are deeply saddened by this...

Use of Two Harmful Chemicals Banned by Apple in Assembly Plants

At the conclusion of a four-month inspection of roughly 22 facilities responsible for assembling iPhones, iPads, iPods, Mac computers and accessories, Apple has disclosed that it has banned the use of two potentially harmful chemicals in its final assembly processes, Re/Code reports. Apple said it found these substances in four plants assembling its products. Earlier this year,...