Apple has announced a factory to manufacture Apple’s Apple Watch in the country’s remote rural region of Birria, and is building the first of its own assembly line.
According to Bloomberg, Apple has hired local workers and is planning to create 100 jobs at the Birria plant by 2020.
Apple also plans to hire a further 100 workers at a new plant in the province of Cape Town.
The new plant will employ 1,500 workers.
Apple has made no secret of its desire to establish its own Apple Watch factory in the region, where it is looking to ramp up production to meet demand.
Apple’s new factory will produce the Apple Watch, which will include the Apple Watches newest version of the Apple Pay payment system.
The Birria factory is expected to be completed by early 2020.
The company will also invest heavily in infrastructure in the area, including building a $100 million water and power infrastructure, the company said.
Apple has been investing in Birria for years.