Apple’s supplier, Pegatron, has resumed iPhone production at its Tamil Nadu factory after a fire incident caused a temporary halt in operations. Government sources have confirmed the phased resumption of production.
The fire at Pegatron’s factory, a Taiwanese component maker, was attributed to a short circuit. The factory, located approximately 60 km south of Chennai in Mahindra World City, had temporarily suspended production following the incident.
Pegatron plays a significant role in iPhone manufacturing in India, contributing to around 10% of the total iPhones produced in the country, according to industry insiders.
The company had issued a statement after the fire, indicating that the situation was under control, with no injuries, casualties, or damage to other assets. They mentioned that the incident’s cause was under investigation by the relevant authorities and that it had no significant financial or operational impact on Pegatron Corporation.