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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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China blocks Foxconn plan to restart plants due to coronavirus: NikkeiChina 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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Coronavirus: iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to make masksThe world's biggest electronics maker aims to produce two million surgical masks a month.
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Foxconn's new chairman says no plan to increase production capacity outside ChinaThe 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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