Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Good news for job seekers: Manufacturing, services firms open to hiring apprentices

A survey by the National Employability Through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) showed that manufacturing (40 percent) and services (42 percent) sectors are open to hiring apprentices over the next six months. As per  ‘The Apprenticeship Outlook and Index’ report, the July-December 2019 period will witness positive growth in apprentice hiring. The hiring sentiment is expected to grow from 36 percent to 41 percent, up ... Read More »

Good news for job seekers! Manufacturing, infrastructure sector to create 58,200 jobs in H1 FY20

The manufacturing, engineering and infrastructure sector are set to create 58,200 new jobs in the first half of this financial year, according to a report published by staffing firm TeamLease Services. As per the company’s biannual ‘Employment Outlook’ report for April-September FY20, these three sectors will see a 2 per cent increase in net employment. The report is based on ... Read More »

Pound boosted by UK manufacturing growth – as it happened

The pound rose above $1.32 on Friday after stronger-than-expected manufacturing data. Output in the sector grew by 0.5% in July, boosted by car production Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Closing summary Before we close up for the day, let’s take a look at how European markets are performing. It’s a fairly mixed bag: FTSE 100: -0.4% at 7,369 Germany’s DAX: ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Manufacturing Started Ahead of Schedule, 300 Percent Increase for June Quarter: Report

2017 will mark the 10-year anniversary of the launch of the original iPhone, and Apple is said to be readying something special for the iPhone 8. With the company expected to host the iPhone 8 launch in September, a fresh report suggests that it is starting production of the smartphone ahead of schedule in order to ensure that its supply ... Read More »

Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and the Indian government were, however, still discussing “the repatriation of ... Read More »

Karnataka Announces ‘Initial Manufacturing Operations’ of Apple in India but No Deal Yet

The government of Karnataka said on Thursday it welcomed a proposal from Apple to begin initial manufacturing operations in the state, in a sign the tech company is slowly moving forward with plans to assemble iPhones in the country. “Apple’s intentions to manufacture in Bengaluru will foster cutting edge technology eco system and supply chain development in the state, which ... Read More »

Apple Ready With Blueprint for Manufacturing iPhones in India

Apple Inc on Wednesday indicated to the government that it is ready with a blueprint to begin manufacturing iPhones in India, but wants fiscal concessions, including Customs duty waiver on import of components. Apple executives made a detailed presentation on its road map for setting up a manufacturing unit in India to an inter-ministerial group headed by Department of Industrial ... Read More »

Apple Said to Be Meeting Inter-Ministerial Panel on January 25 to Discuss Local Manufacturing

A team of the US-based iPhone maker Apple will meet a group of senior officials from ministries, including IT and finance, on January 25 to discuss its demands for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country. Officials from departments of commerce, industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), revenue, environment and forest, electronics and information technology (DeITY) will take part in ... Read More »

Gionee Says Firm on Manufacturing Plans Post Demonetisation

Handset maker Gionee today said it is firm on its plans manufacturing mobile phones in India despite disruptions due to demonetisation. “Yes of course, we are committed to Make in India and planning to set up a manufacturing unit spread across 50 acres in Faridabad at a cost of Rs. 500 crores,” Gionee India CEO and Country Head Arvind Vohra ... Read More »

iPhone Manufacturing in the US Being Considered by Apple: Report

  Apple is reportedly studying possibilities of moving iPhone production from China to the US. A new report by Japanese publication Nikkei Asian Review, which has had an excellent track record with Apple leaks, claims that the Cupertino-based company has asked two of its major manufacturers – Foxconn and Pegatron – to explore plans to move manufacturing to the US. ... Read More »