Anticipating high demand for the upcoming iPhone 6, Foxconn and Pegatron have reportedly begun hiring new factory workers.
The Economic News Daily reports that Hon Hai (Foxconn,) is expected to hire an additional 100,000 factory workers before the launch of the iPhone 6, which is a recruitment drive for 10 percent more workers than the iPhone 5 and 5S required.
The publication added that Pegatron is also securing additional workers, and is expected to boost numbers at a key production plant by one third.
The manufacturers will begin producing the iPhone 6 in July, according to th report.
The rumored iPhone 6 is believed to be due for launch this year possibly along with the iPad and iPhone maker's anticipated smartwatch.