Foxconn amping up ‘iPhone 12’ production with holiday cancellations, 24-hour production

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is pushing its “iPhone 12” production lines hard, with staff at the largest iPhone factory in China enduring mandatory overtime and canceled holidays to keep production running around the clock.

The “iPhone 12” has yet to be officially announced by Apple, but its supply chain is already working hard to meet anticipated demand for the new models. This includes Foxconn, a key assembly partner for Apple, which is trying to meet Apple’s orders as quickly as possible.

According to the South China Morning Post, the production push includes running operations at the Zhengzhou facility for 24 hours a day, as well as initiatives to make employees work for longer. Details revealed by employees, recruitment advertising, and local media reports reveal Foxconn is cancelling holidays previously arranged by workers, as well as requiring them to take hours of overtime.

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