Wistron, Apple’s primary assembler in India, is is scouting for about 100 acres of land in Bangalore to expand its facilities, reports Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter.”
Those anonymous sources said execs from Wiston toured the city last week and have shortlisted a few parcels including one plot close to the airport. The Taiwan-based manufacturer, which began making the iPhone SE in India this year.
Apple has set its sights on the growing Indian market by pushing for shipments of the smartphone model with the goal of doubling the iPhone's market share in the country over the next five years. Focus Taiwan reported in August that the tech giant signed up Wistron to assemble the new iPhone SEs after the Taiwanese firm started to produce the model in India in May, targeting markets around the world.