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Mar 16, 2022 07:46 PM
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Foxconn Partly Restarts Shenzhen iPhone Hub Hit by Lockdown

Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on March 16, 2022. Photo: The Paper
Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on March 16, 2022. Photo: The Paper

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology Group has resumed partial operations in the Chinese tech hub of Shenzhen, deploying a system that will allow some production to restart while the city remains locked down to curb a virus outbreak.

Foxconn’s two Shenzhen campuses, one of which makes iPhones, will partly resume activity, according to a statement Wednesday. The Taiwanese company, also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., said it won approval from authorities to restart after adopting a “closed loop” management process across the sites, a system that seeks to insulate employees from infection.

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