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Foxconn ready to meltdown at 300,000 iPads a day

Although Foxconn is one of the largest 3rd party manufacturing operations in the world, Terry Gou’s company is on the verge of meltdown – trying to deal with the phenomenal demand for iPad 2 products from Apple customers. KitGuru considers the company’s plight. While the company has struggled to promote …

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Foxconn damage reputation and Apple relationship

We reported on an explosion in one of the Foxconn factories earlier this week. Three workers have died and several are severely injured, sadly the latest in a line of injuries and fatalities for Foxconn workers. These recent deaths are causing a severe strain on the relationship with Apple, who …

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Foxconn suspend some operations

Foxconn certainly aren’t the luckiest company on the face of the planet, and the latest blast at their factory has caused them to suspend some production. The explosion happened over the weekend on a product line for Apple’s iPad 2 in the city of Chengdu as we reported yesterday. Foxconn …

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Three Foxconn employees arrested over iPad2 design leaks

Three Foxconn employees have been accused of leaking the iPad 2 design and have been arrested, They were officially charged with ‘violating the company trade secrets’. Foxconn became suspicious when some online retailers starting stocking shelves with iPad 2 cases long before the launch. Earlier this year in CES there …

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Foxconn release NT A3500 featuring AMD Fusion

Foxconn, the world leading manufacturer of computer components and systems, today announced incredible performance results for the new NT-A3500 Barebone – with over twice the performance of the NT-330i it replaces, whilst using significantly less power. Utilising the new AMD Fusion APU with built-in Radeon HD 6310 graphics, the NT-A3500 …

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Foxconn post $218.3 million loss

Foxconn International Holdings have posted a full year net loss which was larger than many analysts estimated as costs increased and sales dropped. Shares have also fallen. The net loss was $218.3 million, 3.06 cents a share, compared with net income of $38.6 million in 2009. The mean estimate of …

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Apple help Foxconn improve working conditions

Last year Apple sent Tim Cook, acting CEO of Apple to Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. factory in China. The purpose of the trip was to make recommendations on how to improve working conditions for the company. Tim Cook has stepped in as CEO for Apple, as Steve Jobs is taking …

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Foxconn invest $10 billion in TFT-LCD plant

According to our sources in Taipei, Foxconn are going to invest $10 billion in Chengdu, China so that Chimei Innolux (CMI) can set up an advanced TFT-LCD panel production plant. The $10 billion investment is going to be based around the production line in Chengdu and is going to feature …

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Foxconn suicide rate sparks investigation

If you are looking for a new long term career then it appears you should avoid Foxconn (Hon Hai Group), especially if the recent suicide toll is anything to go by. Foxconn supply components for many companies including Apple, Dell and Hewlett Packard and each of these companies are opening …

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