- Foxconn says it plans to manufacture new and different electronics at its Wisconsin factory, beyond the televisions and display panels it was originally designed to manufacture.
- The comments show how the U.S.-China trade war is changing electronics manufacturers’ way of conducting business.
- The factory isn’t open yet and isn’t scheduled to be operational until next year.
Foxconn said this week that it planned to make servers, networking products and automotive central controls at its factory in Wisconsin, according to a report in Nikkei.
The plant, which is not operational yet, was originally focused on next-generation LCD displays for televisions and other similar products.
The announcement, which was made at Foxconn’s first-ever investor day, underscores the controversy at the $10 billion Wisconsin plant, which is heavily subsidized by government programs in exchange for creating 13,000 jobs…
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