On January 4th and 15th, 2007, SACOM returned to the Shenzhen site of Hivac Startech Film Window. Hivac is a direct supplier of Foxconn and a second-tier supplier of Motorola.
Interviews from those visits verified Hivac have lost substantial orders for Motorola lenses, forcing Hivac to terminate the employment of close to half of its workforce. Hivac now employs only approximately 400 people despite a maximum capacity of 800 workers. Most of the 400 workers still employed worry they will lose their jobs before the Chinese New Year and that they will never [...]