The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights published report that Foxconn and Fisker will collaborate on volume manufacturing of electric vehicles along with the implications of these moves.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights for automotive and consumer electronics supply chain management audiences a report of a strategic partnership for electric vehicle contract manufacturing services.
The Supply Chain Matters blog has previously called reader attention to moves by global based contract manufacturing services (CMS) provider Foxconn as indicative to high-tech and consumer electronics production strategic supply network sourcing strategies. A published report from Nikkei this week provides added evidence for adding contingency production in India, Vietnam and Taiwan.
Foxconn Accelerates High Tech Value Chain Integration Capabilities – A Potential Political Minefield for Apple
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a supply chain update perspective on some important industry sectors in the ongoing backdrop of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that continues to impact multi-industry supply chains. This particular commentary focuses on the high tech and consumer electronics sector, specifically strategic moves by Foxconn and Apple.
Report Indicating Foxconn Will Open Previously Announced U.S. High Tech Production Facility This Year
A published Bloomberg News report indicates that global contract manufacturer Foxconn Founder Terry Gou has pledged to kick-start the opening of previously announced U.S. based production facility located in the state of Wisconsin.
Asian, high tech industry and U.S. business media is reporting that Foxconn (formally known as Hon Hain Precision Company) has named executive Young-Way Liu as its new chairman, succeeding company founder Terry Gou who will be campaigning for Nationalist political party nomination to run for President of Taiwan.
According to a published report, Foxconn Technology Group, Apple’s prime contract manufacturer is ready to shift production out of China if becomes necessary. The revelation came in the contract manufacturer’s first-ever investor meeting and conference call.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a reader update on a December 2018 indication that Apple’s primary contract services manufacturer will be shifting some production of current iPhone models to India.
An exclusive published report from Reuters indicates that Apple’s prime contract manufacturer Foxconn was reconsidering plans for its proposed Wisconsin manufacturing facility. The motivations and implications are what we believe to be a further reinforcement that fast-moving changes are underway in high tech and consumer electronics supply and customer demand network strategies.
Global contact manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reported better than expected fourth quarter 2017 profitability attributed to overcoming production challenges related to Apple’s iPhone X.
More definite reports indicate Foxconn will make a $7 billion U.S. investment decision in July. Make no mistake that this is a very big deal for high-tech and consumer electronics supply chains, specifically Apple’s supply chain.