… Foxconn is planning to up their factory robot count to 300,000 by 2012 and 1 million by 2014.
… A Taiwanese contract manufacturer with factories in Taiwan, China, Vietnam and Indonesia, Foxconn employs 1.2 million workers, 400,000 of which work on iPad, iPhone and other Apple products.
… Read story in Christian Science Monitor.
… Combining low-cost skilled labor with new-tech robotics will increase Foxconn’s productivity and efficiency and insure that offshoring is economically the best choice for global electronics manufacturers.
… What does it mean to the global robotics industry? And to America? Read more….