Germany benefits like few other country of the iPhone production. You believe Apple, the Smartphone manufacturers can rely in this country on Europe's highest density of suppliers. The companies to either produce directly for the Tech group, or work, in turn, other Apple suppliers. A total of 767 companies with a German production site led Apple in the past year, eight of which belonged even to Apple's 200 largest suppliers. More than 260 000 jobs hanging in Germany, directly or indirectly, on the Apple cosmos. The group must submit to the U.S. securities and exchange Commission annually a list of names.
The components manufacturer headquartered in Munich and operates from multiple locations for Apple in Germany, Dresden and Regensburg. From the capital of Saxony, head of products come and a half, the Bavarian factory is regarded as an important development location for the chip housing. Don't want it to individual customers to comment on Infineon. Overall, the Smartphone business would account for only a small part of sales, explains a company spokesman. Therefore, you should not be dependent on one manufacturer.
the Swabian group, after all, the world's largest automotive supplier, belongs to according to Apple, the most important suppliers. The financial portal Bloomberg speculated that Bosch produces most of special Sensors for the iPhone 8. These send data, whether the user holds his device horizontally or vertically. In every second smart phone worldwide uses Bosch Sensors are to be installed, estimate analysts.
The North Rhine-Westphalian processors is specialized in composite materials made of metal. Special casings made of a stainless steel-copper mixture not to distribute the heat in the Smartphone so that the devices do not overheat. Wickeder westfalenstahl is listed with two locations in the case of Apple, with the parent company in Wickede and a factory in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Not among the Top 200 suppliers for Apple: the machine Builder Manz Reutlingen listed, yet. The Swabian company produces equipment for the manufacture of Touch Displays and screens. High hopes the company is also in the battery business for consumer electronics. While Manz was not authorised to confirm a possible cooperation with the Smartphone manufacturers or to deny it on demand. Apple had called the company some time ago, but even as a supplier.
The German-British chip manufacturer is part of Apple's closest partners. The company produces Chips that regulate, among other things, the energy supply of Smartphones. In the autumn of last year, the two companies have lifted their cooperation on a new footing: Apple bought a part of the company. The Smartphone manufacturer took over 300 engineers of the supplier work, as well as patents and four locations, including the German in Nabern and Neuaubing. In turn, the Tech group, paid a three-digit million amount and assured orders. Working for Apple are estimated to account for 78 percent of sales at Dialog Semiconductor.
And also German companies, which do not produce in Germany, for Apple, to be found in the list of suppliers, including consumer goods group Henkel. Of its Chinese locations in Shandong and Guangdong from adhesives for Apple devices are likely to run away from the Band, as well as a factory in the U.S. state of Minnesota.