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Tim Cook Visits Foxconn While in China

by Sean P. Aune | March 29, 2012March 29, 2012 8:00 am PST

Tim Cook at Foxconn

While we knew Apple CEO Tim Cook is in China, what we didn’t know were his plans during his visit. It seems he couldn’t resist stopping by Foxconn to take a look.

Tim Cook has been in China to hold talks with the government there about Apple’s expansion in the country, and then he made a stop by the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, China.  Apple has had a lot of bad publicity recently over its dealings with Foxconn as of late, so a visit by the new CEO was most definitely in order.  The company has joined the Fair Labor Association this past January to inspect its plants to make sure that everything is running the way that it should.

The particular plant he visited employs 120,000 workers and is the main facility for assembling the iPhone.

Tim Cook at Foxconn

[via Bloomberg, Image Credits Bloomberg]


Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...

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