Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 00:01 UTC
Apple "Apple may be taking some of the burden of assembling the new iMac off Chinese supply partners by performing parts of assembly in the U.S., as a number of newly-purchased standard units are showing an 'Assembled in USA' notation usually reserved for made-to-order machines." Cool. You'd think we'd have more information on this than the article contains, but alas.
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You can only say "Assembled in USA" if a substantial amount of the actual work on the product was done in the country.

So you can only say it was assembled if in fact you did much more than assemble it? Makes sense...

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Neolander Member since:

Again, the FTC text quoted by the article talks about assembly work only, so as Lorin says...

No different than you or I going out and buying the parts made in China and plugging everything in at home.

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