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Is Modi’s “Make In India” Manufacturing Campaign Starting to Pay Off with High-Tech Giants?

There are signs that Prime Minister Modi’s high-profile “Make in India” campaign is starting to pay off, at least among some of the world’s high-tech industry leaders.
Popular Discussions Ever since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nation’s ambitious “Make in India” campaign last year to attract foreign compan… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/modis-make-india-manufacturing-campaign-starting-pay-high-tech-giants/

Google, Foxconn Reportedly Collaborating on Advanced Robotics

Smart phone contract manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly exploring a collaboration with Google that could lead to large scale development and testing of a new generation of advanced robots aimed at automating production and distribution processes.
Popular Discussions Smart phone contract manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly exploring a collaboration with Google that could lead to large scale development and testing of a new… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/google-foxconn-reportedly-collaborating-advanced-robotics/

Report: Young Workers in China Turning Away from Manufacturing Jobs

Are young people in the U.S. and other developed economies the only ones turning away from manufacturing careers in favor of service industry and other jobs seen as easier, cleaner, and cooler? Apparently young people in China are increasingly feeling the…
Popular Discussions Are young people in the U.S. and other developed economies the only ones turning away from manufacturing careers in favor of service industry and other jobs … http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/report-young-workers-china-turning-away-manufacturing-jobs/

Electronics OEMs To Slash Contract Suppliers, While Foxconn Offers to Train US Engineers

Under intense pressure to boost profitability and streamline their global manufacturing operations in the face of rising global competition, around half the world’s major electronics OEMs say they plan to reduce the number of contract manufacturers they w…
Under intense pressure to boost profitability and streamline their global manufacturing operations in the face of rising global competition, around half the world’s major el… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/electronics-oems-slash-contract-suppliers-while-foxconn-offe/

Contract Worker Welfare: How Much Responsibility Do Manufacturers Have?

Just how responsible should brand owners and retailers be held for the health, safety, and growth of the contract workers--often located in far-flung, low-cost countries--who build their products?
Just how responsible should brand owners and retailers be held for the health, safety, and growth of the contract workers--often located in far-flung, low-cost countries--who buil… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/contract-worker-welfare-how-much-responsibility-do-manufactu/

Apple to Audit, Report Contractor Working Conditions

Under ongoing pressure to force reforms at plants run by contractors such as Foxconn, Apple today said it has arranged for an outside agency to audit and publicly report on working conditions. Apple said the Fair Labor Association has already started its …
Under ongoing pressure to force reforms at plants run by contractors such as Foxconn, Apple today said it has arranged for an outside agency to audit and publicly report on workin… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/apple-audit-report-contractor-working-conditions/

Supplier Responsibility: Apple Opens its Books

Responding to widespread criticism that it has failed to pressure its suppliers to fix working condition problems, Apple this week for the first time published an extensive report that identifies most of its global suppliers and details its audit practice…
Responding to widespread criticism that it has failed to pressure its suppliers to fix working condition problems, Apple this week for the first time published an extensive report… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/supplier-responsibility-apple-opens-its-books/

China Crisis? Foxconn Workers Threaten Mass Rooftop Suicide

Chinese labor relations took a turn for the worse last week at massive electronics manufacturer Foxconn, which employs around 1 million people at its Chinese plants.
Chinese labor relations took a turn for the worse last week at massive electronics manufacturer Foxconn, which employs around 1 million people at its Chinese plants. After an a… http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/china-crisis-foxconn-workers-threaten-mass-rooftop-suicide/

Can Foxconn Transform Chinese Plants With A Million Robots?

Last Friday, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou told employees gathered for a staff event at the company’s Shenzhen factory complex that he aims to move the company's workers "higher up the value chain, beyond basic manufacturing work".
Last Friday, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou told employees gathered for a staff event at the company’s Shenzhen factory complex that he aims to move the company's workers "higher up … http://visionary-it.gilcommunity.com/discussion/can-foxconn-transform-chinese-plants-million-robots/

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