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Foxconn plans to help produce ventilators at Wisconsin plant, Medtronic CEO says

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 12:49:40-04

WISCONSIN — Foxconn's Wisconsin plant is planning on making ventilators with through a partnership with a medical device firm, the company confirmed to Reuters on Tuesday.

In an interview with CNBC, medical device company Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak told CNBC that the companies were partnering up to make ventilators amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ishrak told CNBC that the company expects to make the PB-560 ventilators within the next four to six weeks.

"We're doing everything we can working 24/7 with Foxconn to bring this up to the factory in Wisconsin," Ishrak said.

You can see the full interview with Ishrak here.

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