Are you curious about who supplies the molded parts, packaging or tooling for products like the iPhone an iPad? Now the names are public: Apple Inc. last week released a list of its suppliers (PDF). Apple released the list as part of its Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, which includes details on the company's efforts to improve worker protections and factory conditions -- tracking things like worker safety, environmental goals, and use of underage labor. Here are links to a handlful of Apple's plastics-related suppliers: Flextronics International Ltd. Foxconn Technology Group Jin Li Mould Manufacturing Pte Ltd. Prent Corp. Check the full list for more familiar names, as well as suppliers of competiting materials and other products. And here's a link for companies interested in information about becoming a supplier to Apple.
Apple reveals list of its suppliers
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