“When Tim Cook announced Thursday that Apple would be investing $100 million to build one of its Mac line of computers exclusively in the U.S. next year, he didn’t say which line that was,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt writes for Fortune.

 
P.E.D. writes, “But he really didn’t have to. There’s only one Mac that fits the bill, and that’s the Mac Pro. Here’s why…”

 
Read more in the full article here.

 

MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote Thursday morning: Next-gen Mac Pro? With the line’s smaller production volume requirements, it’d be a good candidate and, this past June, Tim Cook stated that Apple is working on professional Mac for “later next year.”

Related articles:
Apple’s return of Mac production to U.S. next year to go well beyond mere assembly – December 7, 2012
Why Apple is bringing manufacturing back to the United States – December 6, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces plans to manufacture Macs in USA; says TV is ‘area of intense interest’ inside Apple – December 6, 2012