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Foxconn makes its own masks in rush to restart China factory

Workers told to sign consent forms before returning to mainland

People wearing face masks walk past the logo of Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, in New Taipei City, Taiwan.   © EPA/Jiji

TAIPEI -- Apple supplier Foxconn has built its own production line for surgical masks and asked Taiwanese employees to sign consent forms for returning to mainland China, in an aggressive push to restart production next Monday, the Nikkei Asian Review has learned.

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