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Foxconn Plans American Expansion for 'Made in US' label

Dupple (1016592) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Dupple (1016592) writes "Following on from apple to bring mac manufacturing to the USA.

Foxconn have said that would be bringing over American engineers to train them before to returning them to the plant in the US.

“We are looking at doing more manufacturing in the U.S. because, in general, customers want more to be done there,” Louis Woo, a Foxconn spokesman, said in a phone interview. He declined to comment on individual clients or specific plans.

“Supply chain is one of the big challenges for U.S. expansion,” Woo said. “In addition, any manufacturing we take back to the U.S. needs to leverage high-value engineering talent there in comparison to the low-cost labor of China.”

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, who founded the maker of iPhones, iPads, PlayStations and televisions in Taipei 38 years ago, wants to bring U.S. engineers to Asia to train them in manufacturing before deploying them back home, he said at a forum last month.."

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