Exclusive: Apple makes 'Made in America' push, puts millions toward Kentucky manufacturer
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Article orginially appeared on Foxbusiness.com by Brett Larson, Blair Shiff
Apple is shelling out $250 million for further development of glass technology at Corning's factory in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, according to Brett Larson's exclusive Fox interview with Apple COO Jeff Williams.
Though he won't directly say exactly what they plan on developing, he said the money will go towards research and development, new technologies, new innovations as well as retrofitting some advanced glass production in Corning.
"Last week, we had a big announcement and we announced two new phones, and they, of course, feature Corning glass and are the toughest glass in any smartphone, and it's developed right here in Kentucky," Williams said. "It's amazing...