Apple Supplier Pegatron Reports 61 Injured in Explosion

. December 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Apple supplier and manufacturing partner Pegatron said 61 workers had been injured as a result of an explosion at a subsidiary’s metal casing factory in Shanghai, China., reports Apple Insider.

“Pegatron Chief Financial Officer Charles Lin reported the incident, noting that the facility in question was still under construction, according to Reuters. 23 workers were hospitalized after the gas explosion, which occurred on Saturday at a metal casing factory belonging to Ri-Teng Computer Accessory Co.

“The factory has not started operations yet. Part of the facility is still under pre-operation inspection and part is running trial production,” he said.

Apple responded that it was looking into the matter.”

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