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Founded in 1974 in Taiwan, Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd., the anchoring company of Foxconn Technology Group, is a leading provider of contract manufacturing service to global computer, communication and consumer electronics companies. Foxconn is the world's largest maker of electronic components with major operations in China, where it employs over 1 million workers. Its products include notebook computers, mobile phones, projectors, electronic books, digital cameras, servers, workstation heat sinks, and household game consoles.

Having won global recognition as a leading manufacturer for Apple iPhone and iPad products, the company has faced accusations of poor factory conditions and mistreatment of workers at its operations in China.

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Foxconn suspended production at one of its largest factories in northern China on September 24, 2012 following a massive brawl involving 2,000 workers.

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