Foxconn

By MacRumors Staff

Foxconn Articles

foxconn

Foxconn's Main iPhone Factory Could Resume Full Production by Late December

Monday December 5, 2022 1:19 am PST by
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn expects its main iPhone plant in China to resume full production around late December to early January, following worker unrest last month that disrupted the factory. "The situation has stabilized," a Foxconn source told Reuters, referring to the protests in Zhengzhou and the government's easing of COVID restrictions. "The local government is actively...
iPhone 14 Pro Purple Side Perspective Feature Purple

Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro Sales Are in Big Trouble Due to Foxconn Factory Protests

Tuesday November 29, 2022 8:53 am PST by
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments in the fourth quarter of 2022 will be "significantly lower" than the market consensus due to labor protests at Foxconn's main iPhone factory in China, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo today said iPhone production at the factory in Zhengzhou has been "significantly affected" by the protests over unfavorable working conditions, leading him to ...
foxconn

Angry Protests Break Out at Key iPhone Factory in China [Updated]

Wednesday November 23, 2022 1:49 am PST by
Riots broke out on Wednesday at the world's largest iPhone factory in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, according to video shared on social media. Footage widely circulated online shows hundreds of Foxconn workers marching in protest, clashing with police and some being confronted by people in hazmat suits. Some video captured workers complaining about the food they had been provided, with...
iphone 14 pro max deep purple

Apple Issues iPhone 14 Pro Shipment Warning Ahead of Holiday Shopping Season

Sunday November 6, 2022 2:57 pm PST by
Apple today said it expects iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments to be lower than the company previously anticipated due to temporary COVID-19 restrictions at the primary Foxconn factory where the devices are assembled in Zhengzhou, China. The warning was shared in a press release on the Apple Newsroom site:COVID-19 restrictions have temporarily impacted the primary iPhone 14 Pro...
chinafoxconn

Apple Supplier Foxconn Offering Big Bonuses to Alleviate Worker Shortages

Tuesday November 1, 2022 3:04 pm PDT by
Apple supplier Foxconn is quadrupling daily bonuses provided to workers in order to retain enough employees to continue assembling iPhones, reports Reuters. In November, Foxconn is offering workers at its Zhengzhou plant a bonus of 400 yuan per day ($55), up 4x from the normal 100 yuan bonus. Employees who work for more than 25 days can get a maximum bonus of 5,000 yuan for the month, up...
chinafoxconn

iPhone Output at Foxconn's Biggest Plant Could Fall by 30% Next Month Due to China Lockdowns

Monday October 31, 2022 6:56 am PDT by
iPhone production at one of the world's largest factories could fall by as much as 30% next month due to tightening COVID-19 restrictions in China, according to a new report today. Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn's main Zhengzhou plant, which employs about 200,000 people, was hit by the stringent curbs after an outbreak at the factory, which led the city of about 10 million people locked ...
iPad Pro Big Ol Logo Orange

iPad Production Could Be Hit by Power Outages Before Launch of New Models

Monday August 15, 2022 7:48 am PDT by
iPad assembly plants in China may be impacted by power outages ahead of the launch of new models in the fall, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a tweet earlier today, Kuo commented on the effects of power outages in China's southwestern Sichuan province caused by industrial electricity rationing amid a severe heatwave. Kuo said that the temporary power outage may affect ‌iPad‌...
iPhone 14 Lineup Feature Red

Major iPhone Supplier Planning Further Push Into India as Apple Looks to Diversify Supply Chain

Thursday August 4, 2022 7:43 am PDT by
Foxconn, Apple's largest supplier, is looking to further expand its presence in India with the opening of a new production facility within an existing factory in the country to produce the iPhone, The Economic Times reports. Foxconn is reportedly set to begin production in the new building in just a few months after ramping up hiring in the country in recent weeks, according to the report....
iPhone 14 Pro Lineup Feature Purple

China Places iPhone Production Site Under Seven Day Lockdown Ahead of iPhone 14 Mass Production

Monday July 25, 2022 5:13 am PDT by
An iPhone production plant in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen is being forced into a seven-day "closed loop" lockdown by Chinese authorities, alongside 100 other companies in an attempt to curb COVID-19 infections, Bloomberg reports. The "closed loop" system will mean only employees who live on-site will be able to work, blocking access from the outside and largely prohibiting anyone...
Beyond iPhone 13 Feature 2

iPhone 14 Production to Begin Soon as Foxconn Starts Annual Hiring Spree

Tuesday June 28, 2022 8:17 am PDT by
Foxconn has commenced its annual seasonal hiring spree in preparation for iPhone 14 production, according to the South China Morning Post. The report claims that Foxconn is offering a 9,000 yuan bonus (around $1,300) to new assembly line workers who stay on the job for more than four months after being hired at its factory in Zhengzhou, China. Foxconn offers similar bonuses to new and...
chinafoxconn

Foxconn Abruptly Halts Hiring at iPhone Factory Amid New Lockdown and iPhone 14 Delay Concerns

Wednesday May 4, 2022 6:08 am PDT by
Roughly 24 hours after saying it would ramp up hiring and incentives for new employees, Foxconn, Apple's main iPhone supplier, said today it would abruptly stop hiring new workers for its plant in Zhengzhou, China, after new COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions were imposed on the city of nearly 11 million residents. Just yesterday, Foxconn was signaling it wanted to hire more workers to meet ...
chinafoxconn

Apple Supplier Ramps Up Hiring for iPhone 14 Production Amid Delay Fears

Tuesday May 3, 2022 8:07 am PDT by
Apple has asked Foxconn to start recruiting workers to assemble iPhone 14 models earlier than usual amid fears that China's lockdowns could lead to short supply or delays later in the year, United Daily News reports. Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, has reportedly launched a large recruitment drive for its factory in Zhengzhou this week, despite the season normally being off-peak for i...
Apple iPhone 13 Pro color lineup 2022

iPhone Production 'Proceeding Well' in Chinese City of Zhengzhou Despite New Lockdowns and Restrictions

Tuesday April 19, 2022 5:38 am PDT by
iPhone production in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou is "proceeding well" despite lockdowns and restrictions being imposed in the area, according to managers at Foxconn cited by Henan Daily (via Bloomberg). Following in the footsteps of Shanghai, Zhengzhou has decided to impose new restrictions, including lockdowns and mass COVID-19 testing. Despite this, Foxconn's massive assembly plant in...
AppleVsFoxconn Feature

China Implements Lockdowns Near Main Foxconn iPhone Manufacturing Plant

Friday April 15, 2022 1:54 pm PDT by
Zhengzhou city in China today implemented lockdowns near Foxconn's main iPhone manufacturing facilities, which could ultimately impact Apple's supply chain, reports Bloomberg. Some areas in the Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone have been placed under quarantine effective immediately, and people in the area must stay in their homes and are not permitted to leave. The Airport Economy Zone is...
AppleVsFoxconn Feature

iPhone Maker Foxconn Restarts Production in Shenzhen As Lockdown Partially Lifts

Wednesday March 16, 2022 5:17 am PDT by
Apple's primary iPhone assembler Foxconn says it has resumed production at its Chinese manufacturing plant in Shenzhen, following a partial lifting of the city-wide lockdown that came into effect on Monday. The Taiwanese company told Reuters it had restarted some production and operations at its Shenzhen campus after meeting government conditions for staff to live and work in bubble...
AppleVsFoxconn Feature 2

Apple Supplier Foxconn Forced to Suspend Operations in Shenzhen Due to Lockdown

Monday March 14, 2022 3:12 am PDT by
Apple's leading supplier, Foxconn, has been forced to suspend operations in Shenzhen, China, following a city-wide lockdown that sees nonessential businesses close, public transportation halted, and residents advised not to leave their home unless for essential activities only. As Nikkei Asia reports: Shenzhen is home to major tech companies such as Huawei, Oppo and TCL, and is also one of ...
vanarama apple car concept

Apple Suppliers Envisioning Long-Term Apple Car Supply Chain

Thursday March 3, 2022 4:43 am PST by
Apple suppliers are positioning to manufacture and assemble the company's long-rumored electric vehicle (EV), according to a report from DigiTimes. Apple Car concept render by Vanarama based on patents filed by Apple The report claims that Foxconn, the colossal manufacturer behind most iPhone models, and Luxshare Precision, the assembler behind Apple devices such as AirPods, are angling to...
chinafoxconn

Apple Supplier Foxconn Says Shortages Now Easing

Thursday February 10, 2022 5:40 am PST by
Foxconn, the biggest assembler of iPhones, today announced that the component shortages that have constrained the supply of devices over the past two years are now showing signs of easing, Bloomberg reports. The first quarter of 2022 is said to be experiencing a "major improvement" in parts shortages, and "overall supply constraints" are expected to ease in the second half of the year, a...
chinafoxconn

Foxconn Offers Big Bonuses to Recruit Workers Ahead of Lunar New Year Holiday

Tuesday January 18, 2022 2:41 am PST by
Apple's largest manufacturing partner Foxconn is again offering bumper signing bonuses to new and former workers in an effort to boost recruitment at its Zhengzhou campus, one of its main iPhone factories in China, according to the South China Morning Post. The report claims Foxconn is giving returning workers a signing bonus of 9,500 yuan ($1,470), in addition to a monthly income of 6,865...
iPhone 12 Made in India

Apple Puts Foxconn Factory in India on Probation Following Protests

Wednesday December 29, 2021 4:23 am PST by
Apple has put Foxconn's factory near Chennai in southern India on probation following worker protests and the discovery of substandard living conditions (via Bloomberg). The factory in Sriperumbudur, which assembled iPhone 12 models prior to operations being suspended, has been shut down until "necessary improvements" are made. An Apple spokesperson told Bloomberg:Following recent concerns...