Apple's devices are "very difficult to make," says the head of Apple device supplier Hon Hai, but improvements in efficiency should start to "pay off" later this year.
Speaking yesterday at his company's annual shareholder meeting, Hon Hai chairman Terry Gou admitted that profit growth has been sluggish because of the difficulty in making iPhones and iPads, according to Bloomberg and other sources. Hon Hai's Foxconn unit directly assembles the popular devices for Apple.
Gou's statement confirms other reports that have pointed to manufacturing difficulties in ramping up Apple's latest devices. … Read more