Apple has revealed some information on how much money it has spent with US companies in 2018, the company revealed that it has spent more that $60 billion with US suppliers and companies.
Apple has also revealed that it is now supports more than 450,000 jobs and the company shared some more information about how its Advanced Manufacturing Fund is helping companies.
Finisar is just one example of Apple’s expanding investment in US job growth and manufacturing. In 2018 alone, Apple spent $60 billion with 9,000 American component suppliers and companies, an increase of more than 10 percent from the year before, supporting more than 450,000 jobs.
The touch sensitive glass for iPhone and iPad is made by Corning at a 65-year-old facility in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Cincinnati Test Systems in Ohio designed a first-of-its-kind equipment to ensure iPhone is water resistant. And Broadcom in Fort Collins, Colorado, Qorvo in Hillsboro, Oregon and Skyworks in Woburn, Massachusetts, are all making wireless communication hardware that enables global connectivity.
You can find out more information about Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund over at their website at the link below.