SEABROOK, NH—Connector manufacturer Ardent Concepts has installed a new automated assembly system at its factory here.
GARDEN GROVE, CA—Metcal has scheduled a series of day-long seminars throughout the country on the latest techniques to rework and repair advanced packages.
ITASCA, IL—Mobile Mark Inc., a manufacturer of antennas, has opened a new 50,000-square-foot assembly plant here.
TAIPEI, Taiwan—Contract manufacturer Foxconn is exploring the possibility of opening a U.S. assembly plant to make flat panel displays larger than 60 inches wide.
TAIPEI, Taiwan—Three senior Foxconn managers have been arrested following an investigation into bribery at the electronics assembly giant.
NEENAH, WI—Electronics manufacturing services provider Plexus Corp. has opened a new, $50 million, 410,000-square-foot assembly plant here.
BEIJING—Apple Inc. supplier Pegatron Corp. began using facial recognition technology to screen applicants for its iPhone assembly plant, illustrating how some companies are guarding against the growing problem of underage workers making their way into factories in China.
SHANGHAI, China—Medical experts have concluded that working conditions at contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp.’s assembly plant here did not lead to the death from pneumonia of a 15-year-old boy who had lied to gain employment. The facility makes the iPhone for Apple Inc.
Telecom-industry leaders Nokia Corp. and Alcatel-Lucent know the importance of quality work and long-term relationships. So it is no surprise that both have been regular customers of well-known electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Kyrel Oy for more than a decade.
HARRISBURG, PA—Foxconn Technology Group, the Taipei-based maker of Apple Inc.’s iPhone, plans to invest $40 million to build a high-tech assembly plant here.