Tag: Apple production


Apple Looks to Lease Hollywood Production Hub

July 20, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc. told real-estate developers it wants to lease a large production campus in Los Angeles for its growing entertainment operations, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that would further deepen big tech’s presence in Hollywood. Apple […]

Process, Production

Apple to delay mass production of 2020 flagship iPhones

April 27, 2020

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is delaying the production ramp-up of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia, the Wall Street Journal […]

Process, Production

Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts

September 18, 2019

Via: Reuters

Apple said it will used recycled rare earths in its “Taptic Engine,” a part that lets iPhones mimic a physical button click despite being a flat pane of glass. The part is about one-quarter of the rare earth elements inside […]

Process, Production

Apple explores moving 15-30% of production capacity from China: Nikkei

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

Apple’s request was a result of the extended Sino-U.S. trade dispute, but a trade resolution will not lead to a change in the company’s decision, Nikkei said, citing multiple sources. The iPhone maker has decided the risks of depending […]

Process, Production

A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’

January 28, 2019

Via: The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Despite a trade war between the United States and China and past admonishments from President Trump “to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” Apple is unlikely to bring its manufacturing closer to home. […]