Posts Tagged: manufacturing

Samsung reveals plan for phone manufacturing in Indonesia

For real this time? Samsung reveals plan for phone manufacturing in Indonesia

Samsung (005930:KS) said today that it plans to set up a factory to produce mobile phones in Indonesia. A Samsung representative tells Reute...

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 6:28 pm
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India’s Micromax to shift phone assembly from China to home

Indian phone-maker Micromax is looking to put the ‘home’ into ‘homegrown’ and is now testing out manufacturing its o...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 4:58 pm
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Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei Pondering Pakistan Plant

Chinese telecom giant is considering setting up a manufacturing plant in Pakistan, said Huawei VP Tang Qibing during a meeting with Pakistan...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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The ‘Made in India’ Budget Tablet That Was (Sort of) Made in China

In a blow to India’s supposedly homegrown budget tablet, the Aakash, it has been revealed that the gadget is partially made in China. ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Report: Foxconn’s 1 Million Robot Workers Delayed, Only 15,000 Ready This Year

Humans suck, with their continual, nagging demands for things like water, shelter, and wages. That’s why the Taiwanese manufacturer Fo...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Samsung Interested in Building Mobile Phone Plant in Indonesia

After Apple’s partner Foxconn recently looked into Indonesia to build a manufacturing plant, here comes Samsung following the same route. ...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Why the 2013 Minimum Wage Hike in Shenzhen, China’s First Tech Hub, is Not That Scary

The hi-tech manufacturing hub around the city of Shenzhen, in southern China, is set to be hit with a rise in the minimum wage of 13.3 perce...

  • August 30, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Foxconn Looks Into Indonesia, Could Create 1 Million Jobs

[UPDATE on July 16th: In response to the numerous reports citing that Foxconn’s going to invest in Indonesia, the manufacturing company ha...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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China Dominance Ends, as Brazilian-Made iPads Ready to Roll

Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Brazil. We’re more used to seeing the name China at the end of that phrase, but thatR...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Tesla rival? Japan’s coolest electric sports car is ready to roll

Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create electronic sports cars.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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17 Labor Rights Violations Still Found at One Apple Supplier in China, 2013

Labor Rights Violations: 17 Broken Promises By Apple And Its Chinese Suppliers

How long does it take for endemic and institutional problems to be solved? Judging from numerous reports on labor rights violations at Apple...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 1:47 pm
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Vietnam is Asia’s New Tech Manufacturing Hub

It all started in 2010. Intel built its $1 billion chip manufacturing plant in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Vietnam’s electronic manufacturi...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rumor: Foxconn Planning a Factory in the US

Well here’s some news you probably didn’t see coming: Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn is rumored to be planning a man...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 7:57 am
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Panasonic: Violent Anti-Japan Protests Saw 3 China Plants Damaged, 2 Still Shut

Japanese manufacturer Panasonic (NYSE:PC; TYO:6752) has issued a statement detailing damage to three of its China manufacturing plants durin...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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Some Japanese Firms Suspend China Manufacturing After Weekend’s Violent Protests [UPDATE: Confirmed]

MarketWatch is saying that three major Japanese companies – Canon (NYSE:CAJ), Panasonic (TYO:6752), and Lion Corp (TYO:4912) – a...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 11:12 am
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China Has Produced 620 Million Mobile Phones This Year

Looking at data from the past seven months, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has released a number of statistic...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 2:00 am
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Dispelling the Myth: US Doesn’t Lose Profit to China’s Apple Manufacturing

I came across this interesting piece over on Forbes today about who exactly benefits from the success of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad an...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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Does Xiaomi’s Bargain Superphone Cost the Same to Make as an iPhone 4?

A pricing of the parts used in the brand-new Xiaomi phone – the 1.5 GHz dual-core, Android-powered beastie that launched two days ago ...

  • August 19, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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