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‘Crisis mode’: Coronavirus disrupts the heart of electronics manufacturing in China

‘Crisis mode’: Coronavirus disrupts the heart of electronics manufacturing in China

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  1. Fuck! I knew I should’ve bought a new tv over Christmas!

  2. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/08/coronavirus-effect-on-manufacturing-could-ripple-through-holidays.html) reduced by 89%. (I’m a bot)
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    > "Companies that are building hardware or physical products are in crisis mode now, and that's true whether they're getting finished goods built in China or relying on China for components and sub-assemblies," Neumann-Loreck said.

    > Well-run companies typically have plans for production disruptions, and if companies have identified second suppliers for key parts, they may be able to keep producing current products at a slightly slower pace, said Swaminathan.

    > That's because electronics companies work on new products in Chinese factories at the same time they are producing last year's products – a process called "New product introduction".

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