The Foxconn Technology Group (traditional Chinese: 富士康科技集團; simplified Chinese: 富士康科技集团) is a multinational business group anchored by the Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 鴻海精密工業股份有限公司; LSE: HHPD), a Taiwan-registered corporation headquartered in Tucheng, Taiwan. Foxconn is the world's largest maker of electronic components including printed circuit boards.
Due to its dominance in this specialized outsourcing sector, it is popular with European, Japanese and American companies wishing to reduce labor costs without sacrificing quality. Better known products Foxconn manufactures include the iPhone and the iPad. It is the largest exporter in Greater China and the second largest exporter in the Czech Republic.
Foxconn has been involved in several controversies–most relating to how it manages employees in China, where it is the largest private employer.
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