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Foxconn plans factory in PA and funds robotic research at CMU

December 16, 2013

Foxconn’s parent company Hon Hai Precision will fund $10 million for robotics and advanced manufacturing research at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. No further details about the 2-year strategic partnership were available from either CMU or Foxconn. Foxconn also plans to spend an additional $30 million to create an electronics high-tech manufacturing facility in Harrisburg, PA. The facility will employ 500. According to Scott Andes, a senior policy person at the Brookings Institute,

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