Apple Looks to Automate iPhone Battery Production

Apple Looks to Automate iPhone Battery Production

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Apple is planning to have the batteries for its iPhone manufactured on automated production lines starting this year, according to a DigiTimes report. The move will reduce the company's manpower demand and other vendors are expected to follow suit.

It has already automated production lines for its Mac Pro and iMac, notes the report:

Apple has already automated its Mac Pro and iMac production lines. Other than materials and final assembly, manpower is not required for the rest of the manufacturing

Rising minimum wages, labor shortages, and high turnover rates are common in the manufacturing. With automated production lines, Apple could avoid some of these potential problems or move manufacturing wherever it likes.

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Apple Looks to Automate iPhone Battery Production

K - March 24, 2014 at 6:02pm
Uh then don't comment.
alsayari - March 24, 2014 at 6:00pm
Waste of time to Comments.
Wtf!!! - March 24, 2014 at 2:06pm
That's right! Apple pays those pesky employees too much anyway so let's just get rid of them completely! So that means cheaper iPhones right? Greedy bastards! Pride comes before the fall!
Ftw!!! - March 24, 2014 at 2:10pm
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K - March 24, 2014 at 3:10pm
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