The Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer best known for assembling Apple iPhone, told Reuters that the medical and technical personnel from both companies worked on the project.
Foxconn is not the only company dedicated to producingbecause the pandemic is causing a shortage. The electric car company Tesla produces a component of another Medtronic ventilator and that uses model 3 parts. General Motors is working with ventilator Ventec Life Systems to and vacuum maker Dyson has received an order from the British National Health Service for .
The new strain of Das Coronavirus, which may develop into a respiratory disease known aswas discovered in Wuhan, China in December and has spread worldwide over the months since then . By Wednesday morning, it and caused over 83,000 deaths worldwide.
Foxconn's Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park factory was due to produce LCD screens when it opened in May, but Governor Tony Evers last summerof the number of jobs it would create. The Democrat inherited the deal from Republican predecessor Scott Walker, who helped lure Foxconn to Wisconsin with the greatest incentive in the state's history.
Medtronic declined to comment, while Foxconn did not respond to a request for comment.
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