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Apple will make its new Mac Pros in Austin, Texas, continuing to build the computers at the same facilities that have been assembling the prior-generation Mac Pros since 2013.
Apple says building the computer in the US is possible thanks to receiving a tariff exemption on “certain necessary components.” Production is supposed to begin “soon.”
This is a surprise announcement from Apple. When the new-generation Mac Pro was announced, Apple didn’t mention where they would be assembled, despite having made a big deal about how the last generation would be built in the US. Shortly after the announcement, The Wall Street Journal also reported that Apple planned to switch manufacturing to China for a number of reasons. Among the reasons were…