Published: Fri, July 28, 2017
Sci-tech | By Jackie Newman

Cook has promised Trump that he will build three big U.S. plants

Cook has promised Trump that he will build three big U.S. plants

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump made a big revelation regarding plans for three Apple factories in the USA but it may not build them all by itself.

President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal Tuesday that Apple Inc.

Trump told The Wall Street Journal that Tim Cook promised to set up three big Apple factories. "He called me, and he said they are going forward", said Trump.

Apple was a target for Trump during his campaign because most of the manufacturing operations for products the companys sells in the United States are based in China. As The Verge reports, it would also be a huge risk for Apple because it means a big change in how it gets its devices. The newspaper on Sunday reported that Foxconn is "nearing a decision" to build a plant in Wisconsin where it will produce large-screen TV display panels.

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"Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of Twitter and Square, said "discrimination in any form is wrong for all of us", and added the hashtag "#LetThemServe". Even though Apple has not made any comments immediately following this news article, this development certainly is "big, big, big".

Cook said in May that Apple planned to create a US$1 billion (RM4.28 billion) fund to invest in United States companies that perform advanced manufacturing.

Many have come a long way in extending benefits to their LGBT employees in recent years, and recognise that to not defend political issues related to them could make their corporate policies appear less credible.

At the same time, Foxconn, an important Apple supplier, is planning to build its first USA factory. When Apple needed 8,700 engineers to oversee the 200,000 iPhone workers in China, the country was able to fill the spots in 15 days. Apple does have middlemen in USA facilities in Austin, Texas, and Fremont, Calif., which do assembly of a small number of Mac computers. Apple claims its responsible for creating 2 million United States jobs.

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