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Samsung Electro-Mechanics to Invest 300 bln Won in Semiconductor Package Substrates

Samsung Electro-Mechanics to Invest 300 bln Won in Semiconductor Package Substrates

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., a major electronics components maker in South Korea, said Thursday it will make an additional investment of 300 billion won (US$230 million) in its flip-chip-ball grid array (FC-BGA) business, aimed at expanding the production of its plants in Busan, Sejong and Vietnam. Prior to this, the [...]

Samsung Expected to Announce Mass Production of 3nm Chip Next Week

Samsung Expected to Announce Mass Production of 3nm Chip Next Week

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to announce mass production of 3-nanometer semiconductors next week, sources said Wednesday, beating its foundry rival TSMC in advanced chipmaking process. The next-generation 3nm chips will be built on the Gate-All-Around (GAA) technology, which Samsung said will allow up to 45 percent area reduction [...]

Semiconductor Employee Shortage Hits Small Businesses

Semiconductor Employee Shortage Hits Small Businesses

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of businesses struggling with a shortage of semiconductor technicians tend to be small and medium-sized companies that need graduates from high schools or two-year community colleges, rather than large conglomerates, a government survey showed Wednesday. A survey conducted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and [...]