Foxconn: To host community open house at Opus facility
Residents will have an opportunity to see advanced technologies that will be developed at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park
Mount Pleasant, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) today announced a two-day community open house that will provide residents from Racine County and the surrounding area an opportunity to see first-hand the advanced technologies that will be developed at its new Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant.
“This two-day open house will give the public a chance to view and learn more about the latest technologies and applications that we will be developing at our Mount Pleasant campus,” said Louis Woo, Special Assistant to Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou. “Part of being a good corporate citizen is engaging with the community, and we look forward to welcoming them to our facility, and meeting and talking with residents in and around the area.”
Foxconn will be showcasing cutting-edge applications of the advanced display technology that it will be developing at the Wisconsin campus. These include applications in a wide range of devices and solutions, from the latest generation of displays in self-driving cars and aircraft systems to learning systems, personalized entertainment, healthcare and medical solutions, advanced manufacturing systems, and applications in interactive retail and safety.
Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park will be home to the first and only TFT fabrication facility in America, and Foxconn’s showcase at the open house will also include some of the advanced technologies in semiconductor panel level processing on glass that the company will be developing and producing at its TFT facility in Wisconsin. These technologies will be applied to next-generation products and solutions such as panel level processing, biochips, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), among others.
In addition, an experimental production line for the training and development of employees will also be on display, as well as beta testing of assembly and manufacturing systems that will be used in future Foxconn operations. The demonstrations and exhibits will be the same ones that will be on display for President Trump’s visit to the Opus facility that will take place on Thursday, June 28.
The open house will take place on Friday, June 29, from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m.; and Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. at 13315 Globe Drive in Mount Pleasant.
About Foxconn Technology Group
Established in 1974, Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) is the global leader in manufacturing services for the computer, communication, and consumer electronics (3C) industry. A multinational company headquartered in Taiwan, Foxconn offers many of the leading U.S. and international companies in electronics a one-stop integrated manufacturing solution. Foxconn generated total annual revenue of $158 billion in 2017 and was ranked No. 27 on the 2017 Fortune magazine Global 500. The company has facilities in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Foxconn is leveraging the potential of cloud computing, mobile devices, the Internet of Things, Big Data, artificial intelligence, networks, and robotics and automation, in its transformation as a leading high-tech enterprise and industrial Internet company. The company has research centers and testing laboratories internationally and has received more than 83,500 patents worldwide. In addition to maximizing value creation for customers, Foxconn is also dedicated to enhancing the concept of environmental sustainability in the manufacturing process and serving as a best-practices model for global enterprises.