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Apple Backs AirPods Assembler Luxshare to Move into iPhone 12 Production Early

Tuesday November 10, 2020 3:19 am PST by
Luxshare, Apple's key assembler of AirPods, is reportedly attempting to break into iPhone manufacturing ahead of schedule, a move backed by Apple and aimed at challenging Taiwanese rival Foxconn's dominance in the ‌iPhone‌ supply chain. Earlier this year, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned the possibility of Luxshare pushing into the ‌iPhone‌ assembly business, starting with small-scale...
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Apple Waiting for Improved Worker Conditions Before Expanding Production in Vietnam

Monday August 17, 2020 5:33 am PDT by
Apple is holding off on expanding production in Vietnam until workers' conditions improve, according to local news reports. The reports indicate that Apple representatives visited Vietnam earlier this month to investigate existing Luxshare-ICT facilities. Luxshare-ICT has apparently not met Apple's welfare requirements yet, which include adequate dormitories and living conditions for...
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AirPods Assembler Luxshare Acquiring iPhone Assembly Plant in China

Friday July 17, 2020 6:21 am PDT by
Apple supplier Luxshare Precision has reached an agreement with fellow manufacturing company Wistron to purchase one of its iPhone assembly plants in the Chinese city of Kunshan, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Earlier this year, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned the possibility of Luxshare pushing into the iPhone assembly business, starting with older models. Luxshare first entered the...
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Apple Urges Chinese AirPods Supplier to Expand and Challenge Foxconn for iPhone Assembly

Wednesday May 13, 2020 3:48 am PDT by
Apple has reportedly advised its Chinese AirPods assembler Luxshare to make a major investment in Catcher Technology, a Taiwanese firm that makes the metal casing for iPhone and MacBooks. According to sources who spoke to Nikkei Asian Review, Apple hopes the move will create a "formidable" alternative to its longtime supplier, Taiwan's Foxconn. Luxshare-ICT, a fast-rising Chinese tech...