Tag Archive: Supplier


Panama Papers: Apple supplier denies evading $22 billion in taxes

The “Panama Papers” leak of 11.5 million documents from ultra-secretive Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has already named and shamed heads of state, government officials, business owners and celebrities who reportedly evaded tax thanks to the scheme. But one name which hasn’t been talked about too much is Apple supplier Foxconn, which is accused of […]

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Apple hits new milestones in annual supplier responsibility report

Apple performed more accountability audits on its workforce last year that it ever has before, the company has revealed in its 10th annual Supplier Responsibility progress report that highlights the company’s efforts to improve working conditions for all people in its supply chain. By zeroing in on the amount of hours employees are working, the […]

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Apple’s ex-sapphire supplier is out of bankruptcy and looking for work

GT Advanced Technologies — a.k.a. the disastrous sapphire supplier which was hired by Apple to build iPhone displays, before collapsing into bankruptcy — has announced that it has reemerged from Chapter 11 as a newly-reorganized company with a “solid balance sheet,” and “renewed strategy focused on growth in the solar and sapphire industries.” Fancy being its first new […]

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Apple seeking another supplier to help build Apple Watch 2

Apple is seeking out another manufacturer to help build its upcoming Apple Watch 2, according to a newly published report, citing supply chain insiders. While Apple currently relies on Quanta Computer to build its first-gen wearable device, the company is said to also be speaking with Inventec, Wistron and Foxconn Electronics — all companies Cupertino […]

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Apple shows iPhone 6s lens supplier who’s boss

Having Apple on your side can, unsurprisingly, be a massive boon to any manufacturer. But don’t try and play hard ball with Cupertino — as the Taiwan-based Largan Precision could be about to find out. According to a new report, Apple may shift 30 percent of its orders for the lens modules for the iPhone 6s away from current […]

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Factory worker-turned-Apple supplier is named China’s richest woman

Here’s a pretty incredible story: the CEO of Apple touch-screen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day. What’s impressive isn’t just that an…Read more ›

LG will be sole supplier of Apple Watch display

Becoming a supplier for an Apple product is big competition among Asia Pacific suppliers, but Apple will rely on just one supplier to make all of its Apple Watch displays this year, reports J.P. Morgan analyst J.J. Park. LG Display will…Read more ›

Could Apple have already lined up the sapphire supplier for the iPhone 6s?

Due to its failed relationship with GT Advanced, Apple missed out on releasing the iPhone 6 with the rock hard, all sapphire display that was initially rumored. But what about the iPhone 6s? It’s still unknown, but an Apple supplier,…Read more ›

TSMC will likely get golden ticket as Apple’s main A9 chip supplier

The iPhone 6 has barely been on the market for three months but the iPhone 6S rumor mill is starting to heat up with a battle brewing between Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and Samsung to become the main supplier…Read more ›

Rules to live by if you want to be an Apple supplier

Depending on whether or not you can fulfil what is asked of you, being an Apple supplier sounds like it’s either the best or worst experience imaginable. In the wake of the crashing and burning of Apple’s former sapphire supplier…Read more ›