Apple may assemble computers in the United States, but it will not be a Mac. It is reported Vesti Hitech, citing informed sources. According to the publication, the iPhone maker uses existing facilities in Arizona to build servers and other equipment, which can then be installed in data-centers of Apple around the country.
On Apple’s plans, indicates the official document of the Council for foreign trade zones of the United States, referring to the appeal of the administration of the city of Mesa in Arizona. The company has permission to manufacture components for consumer electronics. Now the authorities asked to allow the Assembly of finished products, and the use for it imported duty-free imported materials and components.
In fact we are talking about the consolidation of the Corporation from Cupertino production server hardware. According to the employee, who asked to remain anonymous, currently, all of its data centers, including those located in North Carolina and Oregon, carry out the Assembly of servers and other equipment yourself.
Apple has built a manufacturing building in Mesa to continue to provide a lease to GT Advanced Technologies, supplier of sapphire glass for the products of the Californian company. However, in 2014-m year, GT Advanced Technologies went bankrupt. Since then, the building was used as a data center, where, in particular, user data is stored on iCloud.