Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design -- 2nd Update

Date Published10/11/2018
Author NameTripp Mickle

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Apple
Parent companyApple
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):600
Country(ies) from which reshored:United Kingdom
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshored power-management, audio subsystems, charging chip
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
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