Foxconn and HP to build third notebook fab in China

Posted on Friday, Aug 07 2009 @ 04:53 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs reports Foxconn has plans to build a third notebook factory in China with HP.
Foxconn Electronics, a leading contract maker of various electronics components and equipment, reportedly plans to build a yet another factory to make notebooks with Hewlett Packard. If the information is correct, this will be the third jointly constructed manufacturing facility by Foxconn and HP in about two years.

Foxconn and HP recently signed a contract to collaboratively build a fab Chongqing, China, with annual capacity of 20 million notebooks a year in 2012, claims a report in a Chinese-language IT.com.cn web-site (which was partly translated by DigiTimes web-site. It is unknown how much does the contract manufacturer and PC vendor plan to invest into the project.


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