Government & Politics
10:04 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Corbett Administration Expects Foxconn Site Search to Begin in January

The Corbett administration expects the New Year to kick off plans by electronics manufacturer Foxconn to increase its presence in Pennsylvania.

The Taiwanese supplier of products by Apple, Sony, and Dell will likely start the year looking for a plant location.

Steve Kratz, spokesman for the Department of Community and Economic Development, said though Foxconn already has a small facility in Harrisburg, the new plant’s location hasn’t been decided.

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8:14 am
Tue November 26, 2013

'Taiwanese Tech Giant' Foxconn to Expand in PA

A company known as a “Taiwanese tech giant” is investing in Pennsylvania.  

Foxconn, a major supplier of Apple products, plans to spend $30 million in the commonwealth on what it’s calling a new “high end technology manufacturing facility.”

The company, alternately known as Hon Hai, will invest another $10 million into a joint research and development effort with Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

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