According to foreign media reports Nikkei, Apple iPhone OEM manufacturers Foxconn and Foxconn has just acquired the acquisition of a subsidiary of Sharp is considering the establishment of an LCD production line in the United States. The news is said to be disclosed by an executive at Sharp.
The executive said the joint investment plan by Foxconn's partner Softbank chairman Sun Zhengyi proposed. He said: "The plan has been spread out, we will be careful to make a decision." Last year, it was reported that Softbank will invest 50 billion US dollars in the United States, and create 50,000 jobs. At the same time, Foxconn also plans to invest 7 billion US dollars in the United States, and create the same number of job opportunities.
We do not know the details of this LCD production line, but people familiar with the matter said that the size of this plant is somewhat similar to the previously reported Foxconn intends to invest 8.69 billion US dollars in Guangzhou, China to establish a new factory.
In addition, the LCD factory seems to be established for the TV products, but considering that Foxconn is also considering the production of iPhone in the United States reported, it can not exclude the possibility of providing the panel for the iPhone.