Photo taken on November 2, 2018 shows the newly-built US factory building of Foxconn Technology Group at Mount Pleasant, Racine County, in Wisconsin. Photo: Xinhua

As Foxconn changes US manufacturing plans, job promises fall short

  • Foxconn’s Wisconsin plant will now make small screens for smartphones and tablets, rather than large-screen TVs
  • The facility had 178 employees on board as of December, missing its first year-end hiring target of 1,040 jobs
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Photo taken on November 2, 2018 shows the newly-built US factory building of Foxconn Technology Group at Mount Pleasant, Racine County, in Wisconsin. Photo: Xinhua
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US President Donald Trump with Foxconn Chairman Terry Guo (right) on a tour of a Foxconn facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, in 2018. Photo: AP

After Donald Trump intervenes, Foxconn says it will build Wisconsin plant after all

  • Earlier this week the company was reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a planned Wisconsin factory
  • Company changes course again after Chairman Terry Gou speaks with Trump
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US President Donald Trump with Foxconn Chairman Terry Guo (right) on a tour of a Foxconn facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, in 2018. Photo: AP
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