(Reuters) -Manufacturing of a few of Apple Inc (NASDAQ:)’s MacBooks and iPads has been postponed as a result of a worldwide part scarcity, the reported on Thursday.
Chip shortages have precipitated delays in a key step in MacBook manufacturing, the report mentioned, including that some iPad meeting was postponed due to a scarcity of shows and show parts. (https://s.nikkei.com/3uAZhI7)
On account of the delay, Apple has pushed again a portion of part orders for the 2 gadgets from the primary half of this 12 months to the second half, the report mentioned, citing sources briefed on the matter.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
In keeping with the report, Apple’s manufacturing plans for iPhones haven’t been affected by the provision scarcity, nonetheless, the provision of some parts for the gadgets is “fairly tight”.
The scarcity of parts stays a provide chain problem for Apple, however has not but impacted any product availability for shoppers, Nikkei added.
Apple’s main provider Foxconn has additionally warned of the chip scarcity affecting provide chains to shoppers, with companies and shoppers throughout the globe going through the brunt of an unprecedented scarcity in semiconductor microchips.
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