As you know Apple take confidentiality very seriously, this is why they tend to keep their product launches extremely secret.
Apple put a lot of trust into their Asian component suppliers, which makes you wonder what information these suppliers are currently being forced to hold back regarding the Apple Tablet.
It is thought that if suppliers reveal information which Apple wish them to keep secret it can jeopardize business relations between suppliers and Apple, suppliers will do their upmost to keep a good relationship with such a successful company.
The Apple Tablet will be huge for all businesses that are involved, it is thought that Hon Hai (Foxconn) will be responsible for manufacturing the Apple Tablet, currently they produce the Mac mini, the iPod and the iPhone for Apple.
To find out more regarding Apple’s secrecy surrounding product launches check out Reuters.