Foxconn secures AirPod order, plans new factory in IndiaStaff writer, with ReutersTaiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (鴻海精密), also known as Foxconn Technology Group (富士康科技集團) internationally, has won an order to make AirPods for Apple Inc and plans to build a factory in India to produce the wireless earphones, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. A person walks past a Foxconn logo outside a company office in New Taipei City on Dec. 22 last year. Photo: REUTERSHon Hai would invest more than US$200 million in the new India AirPod plant in the southern state of Telangana, one source said, requesting anonymity as the matter is not public. The decision to set up production in India was requested by Apple, the source said. The subsidiary would make AirPods in India, a second source said, without providing further details.
Source: Taipei Times March 17, 2023 05:23 UTC