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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., trading as Foxconn Technology Group and better known as Foxconn, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturer with its headquarters in Tucheng, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Today, it is the world's largest provider of electronics manufacturing services and the third-largest technology company by revenue. The company is the largest private employer in Taiwan and one of the largest employers worldwide. Its founder and chairman is Terry Gou.


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Exclusive: Wisconsin report confirms Foxconn’s so-called LCD factory isn’t real

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Foxconn’s “Fab”in Wisconsin. A state report says it no signs that it manufactures LCDs, or ever will | Photo by Curtis Waltz A state report on Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory depicts a project..
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Inside Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin

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Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Behind Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin
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Wisconsin blames Foxconn, says $3 billion factory deal is off

wisconsin blames foxconn, says $3 billion factory deal is off
The state of Wisconsin was supposed to provide Foxconn with $3 billion in subsidies over the next few years to support the construction of a massive LCD display factory in the...
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Wisconsin says Foxconn's scaled-back factory won't get tax credits

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Exclusive: Wisconsin denies Foxconn tax subsidies after contract negotiations fail

exclusive: wisconsin denies foxconn tax subsidies after contract negotiations fail
The Foxconn name displayed outside of an office building on Wednesday, May 8 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Foxconn is a electronics contract manufacturing company, which is constructing a plant in..
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Foxconn reportedly considers new Mexico factory over China trade war concerns

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Foxconn is reportedly considering producing iPhones at the factory. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A number of major Asian manufacturers such as Foxconn, Pegatron, and Luxshare are..
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China’s days as world’s factory are over, iPhone maker claims

china’s days as world’s factory are over, iphone maker claims
A key supplier to Apple Inc. and a dozen other tech giants plans to split its supply chain between the Chinese market and the U.S., declaring that China’s time as factory to the world is finished..
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Foxconn Technology Group net profit rises 34%

foxconn technology group net profit rises 34%
Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday that its second-quarter net profit jumped 34%, recovering from the first quarter that was hit hard by the Covid-19...
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Apple supplier Foxconn to invest $1 billion to expand plant in India: Sources

The move, the scale of which has not previously been reported, is part of a quiet and gradual production shift by Apple away from China.
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Apple's main iPhone maker Foxconn to resume some Chinese production: source

Apple's main iPhone maker Foxconn got the green light on Monday to reopen two major plants in China closed because of the coronavirus and aims to resume production even though only 10% of the workforce..
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Top Apple iPhone maker Foxconn restarts key China plant with 10% of workers: source

Apple's biggest iPhone maker Foxconn got approval to resume production at a key plant in China after being forced to shut it following the coronavirus outbreak, but only 10% of the factory's workforce..
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China rejects Foxconn's request to resume production in key Shenzhen plant: source

Taiwan's Foxconn was not allowed to resume production in its plant in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen that had been shut due to the coronavirus outbreak, a person with direct knowledge of the..
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Taiwan's Foxconn gets OK to restart plant in Zhengzhou, China: source

Taiwan's Foxconn has received approval to resume production at a plant in the northern Chinese city of Zhengzhou that had been shuttered due to a coronavirus outbreak, a person with direct knowledge of..
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Taiwan's Foxconn approved to resume Zhengzhou plant production: source

Taiwan's Foxconn has received Chinese government approval to resume production at a key plant in the northern China city of Zhengzhou, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on..
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China blocks Foxconn plan to restart plants due to coronavirus: Nikkei

China has blocked a plan by Apple supplier Foxconn to resume production in China from Monday, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday, amid concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.
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China stops Foxconn's plan to resume production on Feb 10 on coronavirus worries: Nikkei

Chinese authorities have blocked Apple supplier Foxconn's plan to resume production in China from Feb. 10, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday, amid lingering concerns about the spread of..
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Foxconn to start making face masks alongside iPhones in China

foxconn to start making face masks alongside iphones in china
Taipei: Foxconn will start manufacturing surgical face masks alongside Apple products at its Shenzhen factory, the world's biggest contract electronics maker announced Thursday in response to the..
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Coronavirus: iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to make masks

The world's biggest electronics maker aims to produce two million surgical masks a month.
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Exclusive: Outbreak to hit iPhone output if China extends Foxconn factory halt - source

Foxconn could see a "big" production impact and shipments to customers including Apple face disruption if a Chinese factory halt due to the coronavirus outbreak extends into a second week, a person..
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Apple-supplier Foxconn tells Wuhan employees in Taiwan for Lunar New Year to stay home

Foxconn , a key supplier to Apple , has asked employees from its Wuhan plant in China who are in Taiwan for the Lunar New Year holidays to stay back given the new coronavirus outbreak in the city.
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Foxconn likely will be a drag on Wisconsin economy, researchers suggest

Foxconn probably will end up creating a net loss to Wisconsin's economy, a study from a think tank at George Mason University suggests. - Published

Foxconn billionaire Terry Gou drops Taiwan presidential bid

foxconn billionaire terry gou drops taiwan presidential bid
Written by Debby Wu Advertising Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Foxconn Technology Group, pulled out of next year’s presidential election in Taiwan, a move that may help unite the opposition..
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In a surprise move, Foxconn's Gou drops Taiwan's presidential bid

Terry Gou, founder of Apple supplier Foxconn , said on Monday he will not contest in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, in a surprise move amid rising tension with China.
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Foxconn's Gou quits Taiwan's KMT, paving way for presidential bid

Terry Gou, the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, quit Taiwan's main opposition party on Thursday, paving the way for a possible bid to stand in a presidential election as an independent, complicating..
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Apple and FoxConn Admit to Chinese Labor Law Violation

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Apple and its manufacturing partner FoxConn have admitted to breaking Chinese Labor Law rules pertaining to the world’s largest iPhone factory. Labor Day As reported by Bloomberg, Apple and FoxConn..
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Apple, Foxconn say they overly relied on temporary workers in China

Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Co Ltd on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a non-profit monitor of worker rights, though confirmed they..
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Exclusive: India to woo foreign firms like Apple to capitalize on U.S.-China trade war

India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China, according to a source and a..
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Teens forced to work overtime to make Amazon devices: report

Amazon said it's investigating a report that Foxconn allegedly made Chinese teens to work overtime, violating laws
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Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources

Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying..
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KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu faces uphill battle in Taiwan presidential race

kmt candidate han kuo-yu faces uphill battle in taiwan presidential race
After a convincing win in the opposition Kuomintang primaries, Taiwanese presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu faces challenges that could cost him the election if he fails to tackle them, according to..
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How China Will Dominate Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

how china will dominate taiwan’s 2020 presidential election campaign
Taiwan’s presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the chief opposition party’s primary to face an incumbent who wants Beijing to keep a distance...
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Taiwan: Foxconn founder Terry Gou defeated in opposition party's presidential primary

taiwan: foxconn founder terry gou defeated in opposition party's presidential primary
A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and posting a direct challenge to President Tsai..
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China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition's presidential primary

A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai..
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Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou aims high

foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as gou aims high
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Foxconn's new chairman says no plan to increase production capacity outside China

The new chairman of Foxconn said on Friday the Apple Inc supplier had no plan to increase production capacity outside China at the moment.
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Foxconn chairman hands over reins ahead of presidential bid

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's..
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Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war

apple supplier says iphone will not be affected by us-china tariff war
Foxconn senior executive says company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of China Apple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China...
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Exclusive: Promising thousands of U.S. jobs, Foxconn offshored 155 to Mexico

Foxconn has offshored more than 150 U.S. jobs to Mexico, according to the Labor Department, even as it struggles to meet job-creation targets promised as part of a massive new factory championed by..
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