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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (trading as Foxconn) is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturing company headquartered in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the world's largest maker of electronic components.


Foxconn is primarily an original design manufacturer, and its clients include major American, European and Japanese electronics and information technology companies. Notable products which the company manufactures include the iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

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Kenosha's Carthage College will host three forums on the effects of the huge Foxconn technology Group factory planned for nearby Racine County and the trends the project embodies. The forums will be free. They will include discussions by panels of community leaders and Carthage faculty, with time set ...
MOUNT PLEASANT - The Village of Mount Pleasant has taken the first step in a process that could give it eminent-domain authority to acquire land from holdouts in the Foxconn development area. The move could see the village declare the entire 2,900-acre designated Foxconn area -- the great majority ...

Foxconn technology Group will purchase the 611 Building in downtown Milwaukee from Northwestern Mutual Life insurance Co. this year for its Wisconsin headquarters. The 54-year-old office building has a capacity of up to 650 people, which will be a combination of Foxconn employees and outside ...
As of Monday, Marcuvitz said, between $82 million and $85 million in total land purchase options were in hand in the three Foxconn areas combined. The village exercised all of those options and now owns those roughly 1,700 acres. Most purchases of large tracts of land are being made for $50,000 per ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Indian state of Maharashtra was growing impatient for a US$5 billion (NT$145 billion) investment promised by the Foxconn technology Group, but the Taiwanese company said it would present an action plan after the Lunar New Year holiday, reports said Monday. The world's ...

The Democratic party of Wisconsin and the candidates running in the Democratic primary have wasted no time criticizing the Foxconn deal pushed through last year by Walker and Republicans in the Legislature. They have been critical of the massive taxpayer subsidy approved to attract Foxconn and the ...
Foxconn manufactured an estimated 40% of all consumer electronics sold worldwide in 2012, and in addition to the iPhone, it manufactures well-known products like the Kindle, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, PlayStation, and Xbox. Apple's products account for over half of its sales, though, and Foxconn is working to ...
There are still plenty of people in Wisconsin who think the Taiwan-based Foxconn technology Group is giving the state a giant head fake. Skeptics think the company has no intention to put down roots in Wisconsin, and is simply waiting for the chance to abscond with our tax dollars and scamper home.
The homeowner says a man came into the house advising that he was a contractor working for Foxconn and had hit a water pipe. the suspect told the homeowner that he needed to check the water lines in their home. They allowed the suspect and another man into the home. The two suspects then ...
In addition to Foxconn, the following established companies will listen to pitches from emerging firms at the conference: Accuray, American Family insurance, AT&T, Aurora health care, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Dedicated Computing, DXC technology, Exact sciences, GE Healthcare, Johnson Controls, ...
A business publication out of Japan reported yesterday that Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn plans to replace 10,000 workers at its Taiwan display screen plant with automation. The company forecasts to implement the change by the end of 2018. Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, issued the ...
Whipple said he has recently met with representatives from Foxconn, the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing company moving to Wisconsin, at the ... To help the local area benefit from the Foxconn deal, Whipple encouraged Juneau County manufacturers to list themselves on an online registry ...
MANUFACTURING GIANT Foxconn will slash more than 10,000 jobs this year as it looks to automate the majority of its production process. Foxconn honorary chairman Tuan Hsing-Chien confirmed the job cuts this week, with pink-slips to be handed out at its Innolux display business. Innolux specialises in ...
A spokeswoman for Foxconn said Wednesday Barrett was invited to speak at the event where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Foxconn executive Louis Woo gave remarks. The invitation to Barrett was via Northwestern Mutual's government affairs team, said ...
Mount Pleasant will offer homeowners in the Foxconn area 40% more for their property than what is required by state law. The village also said it will pay $50,000 an acre for open land, the same price received by owners who last summer -- before the Foxconn project was certain -- signed option contracts ...
SAKAI, Japan -- Naoki Hosoya and Risa Ikeda are typical of the type of employee Foxconn will be looking for in Wisconsin. Both have engineering degrees, and have moved to Sakai from other cities in Japan to pursue careers at the LCD plant there. "One of my jobs is adjusting the colors on the LCD ...

MADISON - Wisconsin would spend nearly $7 million to draw workers to jobs at state businesses like Foxconn, under legislation from Gov. Scott Walker put before the Legislature's Joint finance Committee. Assembly Bill 811 is one of a series of proposals coming before the committee as lawmakers hustle ...
Foxconn technology Group says it will establish a U.S. headquarters in Milwaukee as part of a massive investment it is making in an electronics manufacturing plant in southeast Wisconsin. The Taiwan-based company said Tuesday it will purchase an existing seven-story office building downtown that now ...
The Taiwanese manufacturer announced Tuesday that it is in the process of purchasing the Northwestern Mutual building at 617 E Wisconsin Avenue. The building will be named Foxconn Place. The company anticipates opening the headquarters in 2018. The seven-story building can hold about 650 ...
Standing in a "Proud to be a farmer" T-shirt at the door of the house where he has lived for more than 50 years, a house near ground zero of the immense factory Foxconn plans to build, the elder Thomas Fliess insisted he never wanted to sell. What he wanted, he said, was "to die on this farm and leave it to ...
MADISON - To land the massive Foxconn factory, Gov. Scott Walker has committed the state to paying more than eight times as much per job as Wisconsin will provide under similar job creation deals struck last year, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis has found. At more than $200,000 in state taxpayer ...
The firm worked with Milwaukee-based CG Schmidt as general contractor on the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons project. In a statement, Foxconn said it is moving forward with all aspects of its Wisconsin campus. "We will announce developments related to these plans, including the appointment ...
Scott Walker, who is running for a third term as Wisconsin governor this November, thought he had found political dynamite by wooing tech manufacturer Foxconn to Wisconsin with billions in taxpayer giveaways. Yet this week, Democrats ran in special elections against the corporate welfare project, with ...
Many people were concerned that until Yorkville becomes a village, Mount Pleasant and Foxconn could be looking for avenues to annex and develop the land west of I-41. ... Stacey Piper Milkie told town supervisors she had registered her small organic farm two weeks before Foxconn was announced.
Foxconn plans to create 13,000 jobs at a $10 billion LCD panel manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant. businesses throughout the state already say they're having a hard time finding workers as unemployment approaches 3 percent. The governor has also proposed $6.8 million in funding to expand ...
The state aid package includes $3 billion in tax credits and exemptions for Foxconn. The vast majority of that will come as direct cash payments by taxpayers to the company, because the credits will be due whether or not Foxconn owes taxes, and Wisconsin exempts manufacturers from almost all corporate ...
Goode was working on the deal well before Foxconn's project became public in 2017, and expects the Sturtevant investment will pay off regardless of whether the Taiwanese manufacturer's plans materialize. He expects Foxconn's plant will be built, and will accelerate growth in the Racine County market by ...
A group of Wisconsin property owners are suing in federal court over local government efforts to take their land as part of the incentive package for a Foxconn factory there. The 12 property owners hold 18 acres of land that the Village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, is seeking to take via the power of eminent ...
A dozen homeowners living near the Wisconsin site for a massive Foxconn technology Group complex are going to court to try to stop efforts to forcibly take their land. The property owners say the community where the plant is to be located, the Village of Mount Pleasant, is violating their constitutional rights ...
... of the mega-massive Foxconn technology Group factories that will abut Kenosha County, our community is primed for a classic development vs. agriculture battle. It won't be long before a planned housing or commercial development will be announced for an area that has been historically farm-related.
Foxconn on down: top 2017 business stories ... Scott Walker, Foxconn Chairman and CEO Terry Gou and House Speaker Paul Ryan, celebrate the signing of a contract in November to bring the ... From now on, our lives will be divided into two periods: B.F., or Before Foxconn, and A.F., after Foxconn.
Wisconsin (CBS News) -- The $3 billion incentive package used to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin to build a giant factory was only the beginning. Associated sweeteners have now grown to more than $4 billion -- adding in the cost of local government incentives and various infrastructure projects, like roads ...
House bought in Foxconn area. As the project with the Foxconn technology Group progresses, the village is continuing to acquire the land needed in the area. The Village Board voted unanimously to buy a property on the 12000 block of Braun Road for $572,750. The property includes a house, barn and ...
The $3 billion incentive package used to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin to build a giant factory was only the beginning. Associated sweeteners have now grown to more than $4 billion -- adding in the cost of local government incentives and various infrastructure projects, like roads and highways, sewer and ...
The new Foxconn factory in Wisconsin is expected to bring about 13,000 jobs to the state, but it might not be worth it after all the escalating costs the taxpayers will have to pick up. Foxconn, the Chinese company best known for manufacturing Apple products, was originally slated to receive $3 billion in state ...
The city of Racine, which lies just a few farm fields away from the site of the proposed Foxconn technology Group mega-factory complex in Mount Pleasant, had the highest estimated unemployment rate in November of the 32 largest cities in Wisconsin. According to preliminary monthly jobs data from the ...
His GOP counterpart said that strategy marks a political mistake that will backfire. Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) said he is working on compiling a list of highway projects that will be delayed so work can be done on roads near Foxconn's planned liquid crystal display panel plant in Mt.
Foxconn technology Group on Friday put $60 million in special accounts the Village of Mount Pleasant can draw on to begin buying land in connection with the company's plans for a huge electronics manufacturing complex. The deposit represents a major step for a project proponents say will transform ...
"Foxconn has the $60 million of funds available for deposit, as required by the development agreement. We are now working with the title company to establish the required escrow account. The funds will be deposited into the escrow account, as soon as it is established, which we anticipate before (Friday).
The final vote was 59 to 30--a rare display of bipartisanship after hours of partisan divisions in the state Assembly last August. Republicans repeatedly called a deal to bring tech company Foxconn to Wisconsin "transformational," while Democrats raised concerns about taxpayer protections and called it a ...
"A lot of the job growth that will come, will come because Foxconn is coming here, but a lot of it is going to come from those small firms with two or three employees (growing) to nine or 10 employees and it is worth as much time having a conversation about how to figure that out as it is (talking about) the ...
As Foxconn technology Group moves ahead with its massive Mount Pleasant manufacturing plant east of Interstate 94, neighbors to the west in Yorkville are preparing four square miles for eventual spillover development. Yorkville, the first community west of I-94 opposite Foxconn, has fast-tracked its effort ...
That -- along with a local campaign to inform and train current residents -- will help ensure Foxconn jobs are filled, Racine County Executive ...
Environmental groups say they will monitor how the plant complies with Great Lakes water regulation, its pollution and its effect on wetlands.
Milwaukee (WSAW) --- According to a press release, 'Foxconn Day' are part of the company's effort to recruit new employees for future job ...
STURTEVANT -- When Hiawatha Bar and Grill owner Tammy Graceffa thinks about Foxconn coming to the area, she has reasons for both ...
As Foxconn technology Group's plans for a huge, advanced-manufacturing campus in Racine County move rapidly forward, Marquette ...
People browse a display of Foxconn electronic imaging screens at the Gateway Technical College S.C. Johnson Integrated Manufacturing and ...
MADISON - Foxconn technology Group has hired its first Wisconsin employee for its efforts to build a massive flat-screen plant in Racine ...


 

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