Foxconn Technology Group, the major supplier to Apple Inc. andHewlett-Packard Co., seeks to expand its operations in NorthAmerica as customers request more of their products be Made inU.S.A.

“We are looking at doing more manufacturing in the U.S. because,in general, customers want more to be done there,” Louis Woo, aFoxconn spokesman, said in a phone interview. He declined tocomment on individual clients or specific plans.

Apple, the world's most valuable company and Foxconn's biggestclient, plans to spend more than $100 million next year on buildingMac computers in the U.S., Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said ina Bloomberg Businessweek interview published yesterday. Foxconn,based in Taipei, has 1.6 million workers globally, includingfactories in California and Texas that make partially-assembledproducts such as servers, Woo said.

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