Tag Archives: suppliers

Apple suppliers being investigated by China for pollution concerns

China has begun investigations into a few Apple suppliers after some nonprofit organizations have complained that the companies are dumping toxic waste into nearby rivers, reports the Wall Street Journal. According to the report, UniMicron and Foxconn are knowingly polluting the water, from the WSJ: KUNSHAN, China—Chinese regulators are scrutinizing two…

Awesome interactive map details all of Apple’s suppliers

That (above) is not the interactive map. It’s simply a screenshot. But if you head on over to this link you’ll get the picture in full. David Barreda has taken all the known suppliers of Apple’s components and parts, and stuck them all in a Google -powered interactive map. As you zoom in on set continents you gain more detail on which countries supply…

Rumor: Apple’s new MacBook Pro orders hurting suppliers

  Apple must think that their new MacBook Pro is going to be big, because according to rumor-starter DigiTimes, there are labor shortages in China where they are beginning full scale production of Apple’s next-gen laptop. Some sources are saying that the manufacturers are having to outsource some of their parts in order to meet the “strong orders…