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Apple Assembling iMacs in US?

Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
iFixIt was the first to post images of the iMac that show it was assembled in the United States.
iFixit
iFixIt was the first to post images of the iMac that show it was assembled in the United States.

It looks like Apple is producing some of its iMacs in the United States.

That's according to a report from iFixIt, a website that posts free manuals on how to fix devices.

The folks at iFixit tear apart new devices to take a look on the inside and then post what they find.

The model of Apple's new iMac that the iFixit folks disassembled clearly displays a stamp on the back side of the computer that states "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in USA."

The stamp usually states that the computers are assembled in China.

While the computer was "assembled in the USA," it's important to note that does not mean it was made in the U.S.

According to the Federal Trade Commission, products described as being assembled in the United States contain foreign-made components, but their "principal assembly" takes place in the U.S.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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