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With Wisconsin plant, Foxconn envisions US as its next China

$10bn LCD factory seen as first step in big parts production plan

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Terry Gou, chairman of iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, negotiated with U.S. President Donald Trump and other officials to bring a plant to Wisconsin.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, known as Foxconn, is positioning the U.S. as an electronic parts production hub next in importance to its massive presence in China, starting with a $10 billion LCD panel plant in Wisconsin, announced Wednesday by Chairman Terry Gou and President Donald Trump.

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