Apple to Build Least-Popular Macs in America
December 27, 2012 - 9:47am
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook surprised the world when he announced that his company would invest $100 million in American manufacturing. According to DigiTimes, the domestic facility might produce the company's smallest and least-popular desktop computer -- the Mac Mini.
Foxconn will reportedly handle the manufacturing duties in America. The Taiwanese company, which already produces most of Apple's products in China, has several operating bases in the United States.
In its report, DigiTimes said that shipments of the Mac Mini are expected to reach 1.4 million units this year -- a 40 percent increase on year. Shipments of the pint-sized device are expected to rise another 30 percent in 2013, raising the number of units to 1.8 million.
At almost two million units, Apple will have a lot for its American employees to accomplish in 2013. However, that number pales in compari...
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