Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (trading as Foxconn) is the world's biggest maker of electronic components. Primarily an original equipment manufacturer, its clients include major some of the world’s best known electronics and information technology companies, and products manufactured at its plants include iPads, iPhones, iPods for Apple, Kindles for Amazon, PlayStations for Sony and Xboxes for Microsoft. Foxconn has been involved in several controversies, largely over employee relations in China after a series of suicides and accidents. In 2012, Apple hired the Fair Labor Association to conduct an audit of working conditions at Foxconn.
Hon Hai Precision Industry, the major maker of Apple products, said it was considering building a plant in Arizona to make large panels and large-panel televisions to tap the massive market in the United States.Monday, 11 November, 2013, 5:17am
Google has bought virtual imaging patents from Taiwanese supplier Foxconn that could be used in its interactive “Google Glass” devices, according to a document acquired by AFP.
No details were released on the amount of the transaction.
The patents relate to a technology that permits virtual images to be super-imposed over real ones, according to media reports.26 Aug 2013 - 10:15am
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, a major manufacturer of Apple products, posted a forecast-beating net profit in the second quarter as it attempts to diversify its business and client base.14 Aug 2013 - 3:19am
Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's biggest electronics manufacturing services provider, is predicted to remain the largest supplier to Apple, despite recent efforts by the American technology giant to diversify its production base.9 Jul 2013 - 5:22am 2 comments
Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, posted its biggest revenue decline in at least 13 years, pointing to slower sales of iPhones, iPads and computers.11 Apr 2013 - 5:07am
With mainland China as the hub of global production, the electronics contract manufacturing industry is forecast to post moderate revenue growth this year as it reaches a record US$404.5 billion.14 Feb 2013 - 4:53am
Shares in Hon Hai Precision Industry, AAC Technologies and Apple's other key suppliers in Asia tumbled yesterday following reports that orders for iPhone 5 components had been cut.16 Jan 2013 - 3:41am
Apple, the world's biggest technology company, has started monitoring weekly data on the working hours of more than one million employees in its production supply chain, which is largely located in China.20 Dec 2012 - 7:28am
Investors OK takeover bid by News Corp1 Nov 2012 - 4:48am
Foxconn International Holdings Ltd (FIH) (2038.HK), the world’s biggest contract maker of cell phones, surged on Friday on speculation the company will soon make iPhones for technology giant Apple Inc.12 Oct 2012 - 3:46pm
Efforts by Hon Hai Precision Industry, Apple's main manufacturing contractor, to accelerate automation at all its plants worldwide are being stymied by the high cost and limited supply of industrial robots.3 Oct 2012 - 10:34am
There was no stopping Terry Gou Tai-ming, the highly outspoken founder and chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry, when he declared at his company's annual shareholders meeting that Apple's new iPhone was coming soon to trump the competition.12 Sep 2012 - 4:05am