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    Apple CEO Visits China Plants

    A handout photo shows Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., center, visiting the iPhone production line at the Foxconn Technology Group facility in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Cook visited the iPhone production line at the newly built manufacturing facility Foxconn Zhengzhou Technology Park yesterday. Photographer: Bowen Liu/Apple Inc. via Bloomberg via Getty Images 
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    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook visited Zengzhou, China on Wednesday, inspecting production lines at the new Foxconn 120,000-employee plant built just for the iPhone. Apple’s practice of outsourcing its manufacturing to China came under scrutiny after investigations by the New York Times found evidence of repeated abuse of workers at Foxconn facilities. In January, Apple voluntarily joined the Fair Labor Association, a rights group that will inspect the company’s production line to ensure fair treatment of employees.

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