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Foxconn announced that it had resumed production in India: only 120 workers had been brought back to work for the first batch

via:快科技     time:2022/1/13 12:01:03     readed:213

Foxconn's iPhone assembly plant in southern India has confirmed that production has resumed, a Foxconn executive confirmed today.Only one shift, 120 workers in total, has been reinstated, and it will be two months before production is at full capacity.

The factory, located in Sriperombuddur near Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, employs 17,000 people.It is one of Foxconn's main overseas assembly plants.

In December, about 250 workers at the plant became ill with food poisoning, prompting a collective protest and a temporary closure on December 18.


After a joint investigation by Foxconn and Apple,The factory did have some staff dormitories and canteens that did not meet standardsSome dormitories lack flush toilets and the food used in the canteens is unsanitary.

Apple has said the Foxconn plant in India is still on a "watch list" to monitor conditions in workers' dormitories and cafeterias with independent auditors. Foxconn has not responded to requests for comment.

Currently, the factory has begun trial production of the iPhone 13,It will help Apple diversify its supply chain, which is strategically important in the long run.

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