Foxconn: iPhone 5 - the most complex devices we have ever assembled

Monday, October 22, 2012

Foxconn: iPhone 5 - the most complex devices we have ever assembled

The Group specializes in the assembly of the iPhone, Foxconn of Taiwan said the complexity of the assembly with the strict requirements from Apple is the cause of the shortage in supply of the iPhone 5 smartphone.

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"IPhone 5 is the most complex product we've ever assembled. Even workers who have experience with the iPhone also have to undergo new training to be able to meet all the high standards of Apple ", one of Director's Foxconn said.

This director is confirmed, the assembly of iPhone 5 completely different compared to all models of the iPhone that the company had made when Apple's new smartphone using the new metallic material that the machine is not only lightweight, but also very thin . To accommodate this change, workers need time to give birth to the most perfect product.

In addition, the iPhone 5 is also covered with a new paint makes the machine very easily scratched when rubbed impact small to ensure quality. Not only have problems in the assembly process, the transport of the iPhone 5 to the market is also very difficult to solve.

"It is very difficult to meet both the needs of the Apple aesthetic and practical needs of customers," the director said when the pressure increased with Foxconn to supply iPhone 5 on a large deficiency .

Not only difficulty in assembly, Foxconn also disturbing problems in human resource management. Recently at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou Province, central China happened brawl between two groups of workers assembled parts with quality control makes production here must be interrupted for a period of time.

"The new assembly plant in Zhengzhou was established in 2011 to manage human resources in the process of completion, and the incident was unforeseen situations. Everyone was Foxconn solve problems peacefully" Foxconn said.

The iPhone which was assembled by Foxconn mainly in two Chinese factories in the province Zhengzhou, central China and Guan Lan Province, southern China.