Hon Hai Precision Industry

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.

Employees on the assembly line of Hon Hai Group, also called Foxconn, in Shenzhen. The company is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, producing Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Photo: SCMP

Hon Hai to make display panels in US to be close to clients

Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, is moving ahead with plans to establish a display panel factory in the United States to be closer to its biggest customers, giving Donald Trump bragging right to bolster his “American First” political message and j