- SPECIAL REPORTS
Telecom-industry leaders Nokia Corp. and Alcatel-Lucent know the importance of quality work and long-term relationships. So it is no surprise that both have been regular customers of well-known electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Kyrel Oy for more than a decade.
HARRISBURG, PA—Foxconn Technology Group, the Taipei-based maker of Apple Inc.’s iPhone, plans to invest $40 million to build a high-tech assembly plant here.
FOREST, MS—Raytheon is expanding its radar manufacturing facility here as it anticipates growth in the airborne radar and electronic warfare markets. The defense contractor plans to add 20,000 square feet of space and increase its workforce by 150 employees.
MESA, AZ—Apple’s new factory under construction here will run entirely on renewable energy when it opens.
MESA, AZ—Apple Inc. will open a new manufacturing plant here to make glass for the iPhone and other products. The factory will eventually employ 700.
LAKE FOREST, IL—William C. Lowe, the engineer who supervised the speedy creation of IBM’s first personal computer, died Oct. 19 here. He was 72.
Computrol Inc. provides mid- to low-volume, high-mix electronic manufacturing services to OEMs around the world. From its manufacturing facilities in Meridian, ID, and Orem, UT, the company serves military, medical, aerospace, broadcast and general-industry customers.
Have you ever ordered a meal that sounded delicious on the menu, but tasted terrible once it arrived at your table? Have you ever purchased the latest recording from your favorite musician only to find it lacking? No matter what the product or service, what you expect isn’t always what’s delivered.
FOND DU LAC, WI—Wells Vehicle Electronics, a manufacturer of advanced vehicle electronics, has opened its newly expanded assembly plant here.
RICHLAND, MS—Siemens Energy Inc. has added 40 jobs after completing a new assembly line for making transformers.