MacNN reports that Hon Hai Precision Industry (aka "Foxconn Electronics") has won a new contract with Apple to produce a line of Mac notebooks. The actual notebook line in question is still unclear. MacNN notes that the company will ship about 3.2 million notebooks in 2007, of which the Apple order only makes up a part.
If the name of this manufacturing company sounds familiar, it's probably because of our recent story about Foxconn reportedly winning the iPhone handset contact. Foxconn has also builthas had contracts to buildhas had TUAW stories about having possibly having had contracts to possibly build in a theoretical way onlyMac Minis, Powerbooks and iBook G4s for Apple in the past.