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Foxconn to mass produce ventilators in Wisconsin from May

Taiwanese iPhone assembler strengthens ties with Trump administration

Terry Gou, with Donald Trump, spearheaded a tie-up between his company, Foxconn, and U.S. company Medtronic to build ventilators.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwanese iPhone assembler Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer, will begin producing ventilators in the U.S. to help alleviate a shortage there, the company said Wednesday, as COVID-19 rages across the country.

It will team up with Minnesota-based medical device company Medtronic to make the ventilators at its Wisconsin plant.

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