Tim Cook Reveals Apple is Bringing Some Mac Production Back to the U.S.

Posted December 6, 2012 at 2:01pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5243 views

Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals that the company is spending $100 million to bring some Mac production to the U.S. in an interview with Bloomberg.

"It’s not known well that the engine for the iPhone and iPad is made in the U.S., and many of these are also exported—the engine, the processor. The glass is made in Kentucky. And next year we are going to bring some production to the U.S. on the Mac. We’ve been working on this for a long time, and we were getting closer to it. It will happen in 2013. We’re really proud of it. We could have quickly maybe done just assembly, but it’s broader because we wanted to do something more substantial. So we’ll literally invest over $100 million. This doesn’t mean that Apple will do it ourselves, but we’ll be working with people, and we’ll be investing our money."

This explains recent reports that some of the new iMacs are 'Assembled in the U.S.A.'.

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Jan - December 8, 2012 at 7:21pm
Oh well end of apple begins...
USA n Japan - December 6, 2012 at 10:36pm
With electronics, I love the "made in USA" or "made in Japan" print on the back. I hate seeing "made in ChingChong" print
PhucK U. All - December 7, 2012 at 12:14am
bring back manucfacturing in the USA?...big effing deal...they're going to hire illegal beaners and cheap ass chinks to do the work anyway.
Ching Chong - December 6, 2012 at 10:34pm
About time... Damn it. I'm sick of "made in ChingChong kachingkachong" goods
QuangNguyen - December 6, 2012 at 2:12pm
Bravo of My Apple ...
Justabrake - December 6, 2012 at 2:10pm
This is why the big shots are cashing in their stocks LOL one word (Obamacare) and apple won't mix
kamatis - December 6, 2012 at 5:23pm
Funny how Obamacare was inspired by the very same healthcare reform that Romney formulated.
tjp - December 6, 2012 at 10:30pm
Why is that funny? I would never laugh at killing jobs
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