Zhengzhou

Foxconn Pauses Hiring at its Largest Factory in China Due to COVID-19

Apple supplier Foxconn has stopped hiring assembly line workers for its manufacturing facility in Zhengzhou, China, as the local government on Wednesday imposed a seven-day lockdown across the city to curb its latest COVID-19 outbreak — reports the South China Morning Post. The city recorded four new COVID-19 cases and 10 new asymptomatic carriers of...

‘iPhone City’: How Zhengzhou Became a Tech Hub for the World

Zhengzhou, a huge industrial town in eastern China also goes by a more informal name: iPhone City. A new report from the Wall Street Journal sheds some light on the Chinese metropolis. The report reveals a treasure chest of public benefits for the world’s biggest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China. In a city of six million inhabitants in an impoverished...

China’s ‘iPhone City’ Can Build 500,000 iPhones a Day

Referred to as the 'iPhone City’ by the locals, Zhengzhou is a Chinese city of six million residents with a huge Foxconn factory, that has the capacity to produce 500,000 iPhones a day. A recent article by The New York Times gives an in-depth look on how Foxconn’s immense manufacturing facility in Zhengzhou operates, and how it became one of Apple's major...