January 17th 2018
By Mike Flaminio
Apple today announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple's domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing app economy which Apple created with iPhone and the App Store.
A major announcement by Apple. The company has taken criticism for its foreign manufacturing and tax avoidance policies. This announcement is presented to directly address these criticisms and tell its story.
In the announcement, the company states it will open a new campus for customer support, repatriate foreign holdings, make significant investments in domestic manufacturing partners, and hire 20,000 new workers, among other initiatives.