The company said it will invest USD 30 million to hire 500 employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, over the next two years to build a high-end supply chain and will invest USD 10 million to jointly develop robotics with Carnegie Mellon University.

"Investing in the US is not for manufacturing for specific brands as speculated in the market," company chairman Terry Gou said. "We are here to build a high-precision, high-tech and high value-added manufacturing industry."

The Taiwanese company, better known by the trading name Foxconn and the major maker of Apple Inc products, said earlier in November 2013 it was considering building a plant in Arizona to make large display panels and large-panel TVs to expand in the US market.


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