Foxconn`s Wisconsin factory will begin production May 2020, create just 1,500 jobs

What you need to know

  • Foxconn`s Wisconsin factory is set to open up in May 2020.
  • The plant will employ 1,500 at first and ramp up to 1,820 by the end of the year.
  • It`s a far cry from the 13,000 jobs president Donald Trump promised last year, which Foxconn has until 2032 to actually fill out.

Foxconn`s long-awaited Wisconsin factory is finally opening in May 2020. Governor Tony Evers confirmed the news in an interview with CNBC, clarifying the murky situation regarding the plant.

However, the factory will only employ 1,500, below the company`s original goal of 1,800...

....The Verge published an expose back in April that outlined how slow progress was coming along, marred with empty building that were unoccupied or still inhabited by former tenants. Foxconn shot down the report, but given its tepid start next year, it seems this plant is as unorganized as the expose claimed it was....

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Ken Notes: The Verge does not know what it is talking because quite honestly Foxconn does not know what it is talking about. At least not yet -- they are still looking for the next big thing and I for one hope they find it...



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