“Over the last year, some of Apple’s key component suppliers have begun increasing their U.S.-based production, which could be a sign that more of the iPhone is already made in America than one might think,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Over the last year, some of the more prominent chipmakers that Apple does business with, including Texas Instruments and Avago Technologies, have begun to increase their stateside production of components,” Hughes reports. “One industry contact who spoke with AppleInsider said that many of these companies are expanding their U.S. production in part because of orders received from ‘a large personal electronics manufacturer’ that continues to see record breaking sales. Afraid to identify Apple by name, some in the industry are said to jokingly refer to growing orders from a mysterious ‘fruit vendor.'”
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