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TAIPEI, Taiwan Hon Hai Group will begin mass production of optical components at Jincheng Foxccon Technology Park Shanxi province, China late this month. The company began the expansion necessary to accommodate optical-component production in March 2006.
Hon Hai uses facilities at the park to roll-out computer cases and other parts for consumer, communication, and computer (3C) electronics. Estimates rate Hon Hai's investment in the area to be about 120 million renminbi (approximately $15 million U.S.). By April 2007, Hon Hai will ramp up production at Jincheng to 3 million units monthly of optical telecom connectors.
The company operates another optical-component facility in Foshan, Guangzhou, Guangdong province, in the competitive Pearl River Delta high-tech component production area.