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Foxconn smart factory arm sees COVID-era growth in China, Vietnam

FII CEO Cheng says disruption is fueling demand for data-driven automation

CEO Brand Cheng says Foxconn Industrial Internet "will first prioritize Asian markets, targeting China and Vietnam, where there are more manufacturing activities."

TAIPEI -- Foxconn Industrial Internet is expanding its smart factory automation business in China and Vietnam -- Asia's manufacturing powerhouses -- as supply chain disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and global chip shortage spur demand for solutions driven by high tech and big data.

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