The Forbidden City of Terry Gou – Jason Dean

Jason Dean writes a report on (ÈÉ≠Âè∞Èì≠), a Taiwanese tycoon who “owns about 30% of Hon Hai Precision, an Electronics Manufacturing Services company that makes the AirPort Express for Apple Computer, among other technology parts.” From The Wall Street Journal:

Past a guarded gate on the outskirts of this city sits one of the world’s largest factories. In dozens of squat buildings, it churns out gadgets bearing technology’s household names — Apple Inc.’s iPods and iPhones, Hewlett-Packard Co.’s personal computers, Motorola Inc. mobile phones and Nintendo Co. Wii videogame consoles.
See the manufacturing camp and the amenities for its workers.

Few people outside of the industry know of the plant’s owner: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co….[Full Text]

August 12, 2007 2:01 PM
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