Hon Hai (Foxconn 富士康) competes to build 3G iPhone
March 28, 2008 by Dan Butterfield
Update June 26, 2008: Foxconn to move major production to low-cost regions
Jun. 26, 2008 (Source: China Knowledge) – Foxconn International Holdings Ltd, a Shenzhen-based handset producer, is planning to move its major production facilities to low-cost regions such as Taiyuan and Langfang regions, sources reported. The sources said Foxconn International made the decision mainly because of the surging labor cost in Shenzhen and the market turbulence caused by Apple’s Apple’s low-price iPhone strategy.
Hon Hai Precision competes to make Apple’s new iPhone
Last update: 9:46 p.m. EDT March 27, 2008
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TAIPEI (MarketWatch) — Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. the world’s largest contract electronics maker by revenue, is competing to make Apple Inc.’s new version of its third-generation (3G) iPhone, the Commercial Times reported Friday without citing sources.
If Hon Hai wins the order, it could ship an extra 10 million handsets a year, the Chinese-language paper said. It didn’t name the other companies interested in Apple’s order.
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NOTE: Foxconn (富士康) is the trade name of the Taiwanese firm Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Ltd.)