Pegatron

Pegatron Gears Up for iPhone 6 with Staff Hirings, Q2 Production Slated

Taiwan-based Apple supplier Pegatron, the assembler of the iPhone and iPad has reportedly started to gear up for the iPhone 6 by opening up new factory space and recruiting new workers, Reuters reports, citing Taiwanese publication the Commercial Times: Taiwan's Pegatron Corp, which assembles Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad, is opening up new factory space and...

Pegatron Allegedly Wins Half of iPhone 6 Orders

The China Post reports that Apple’s assembly partner, Pegatron, might get half of the iPhone 6 orders. Citing an unidentified source of the Liberty Times, the report says that the Taiwan-based company has started building a new plant at Kunshan, near Shanghai, where the iPhones are assembled. Although rumours earlier this year claimed that Apple...

Pegatron Uses Facial Recognition to Filter Underage Workers

Pegatron, Apple's iPhone 5c assembly partner has began using facial recognition technology to screen applications for its iPhone plant to fight against the growing underage-worker problem, the Wall Street Journal reports. The legal working age in China is 16, so when the news of a 15-year-old child worker's death was in the news, all eyes...

Apple Sent Medical Team to Pegatron Factory Following Worker Death

Yesterday a report by China Labor Watch (CLW) accused Apple and the making of its products as the cause of recent deaths at a Pegatron factory in Shanghai recently, with one case being a 15 year old worker. According to Reuters, Apple sent a team of medical experts to Pegatron’s Shanghai factory last month after...

WSJ: Apple Cuts iPhone 5c Orders at Pegatron and Foxconn

Apple is reducing orders of the lower-cost iPhone 5c for the holiday quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. This will send a wave of concern among investors, who are likely to take the view that this is a sign of weaker-than-expected demand, and also worry about Apple’s pricing strategy. The company has notified...