Apple Shifts Supply Chain Away From Foxconn to Pegatron (WSJ)

Apple is dividing its weight more equally with a relatively unknown supplier, giving the technology giant a greater supply-chain balance. The strategic reasons for the shift: risk diversification after Foxconn’s manufacturing glitches last year with the iPhone 5 that resulted in scratches on the metal casings, and Apple’s decision to expand its product lines amid growing competition from Samsung Electronics Co. and others.

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