Foxconn is starting a new mobile phone manufacturing plant in the state of Maharashtra, IndiaPhoto: Prachatai, Flickr (All Creative Commons)

Manufacturer Foxconn is opening a second mobile phone factory in India, where it will likely start producing as early as next month.

Foxconn is starting a new mobile phone manufacturing plant in the state of Maharashtra, IndiaPhoto: Prachatai, Flickr (All Creative Commons)

The expansion is part of the company’s plan to make significant investments in India’s electronics sector. CEO Terry Gou previously announced that Foxconn is planning on opening twelve new factories by 2020.

Read more about Foxconn’s plans here.