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SK Chairman Lauds SK hynix Performance

SK Chairman Lauds SK hynix Performance

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Chey Tae-won, chairman of SK Group, showed special attachment to SK hynix Inc. as the company held a completion ceremony for the M15 production line at the SK hynix factory in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province. Chey bought Hynix Semiconductors Inc. for 3.4 trillion won six years ago, changing the [...]

SK hynix Launches New NAND Flash Production Line

SK hynix Launches New NAND Flash Production Line

CHEONGJU, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. on Thursday launched a new production line for NAND flash products under an estimated 20 trillion won (US$17.7 billion) project. The company said the new M15 line in Cheongju, located 140 kilometers south of Seoul, covers 60,000 square meters and will [...]

President Moon Hails SK hynix’s New Plan

President Moon Hails SK hynix’s New Plan

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in on Thursday attended a ceremony marking the construction of new assembly lines of SK hynix, the world’s third-largest chipmaker, underscoring his policies for job creation and innovation-powered growth. “The government and I will not hold back our support for companies that invest, make jobs and contribute to the [...]

No Holidays for S. Korea’s Leading Semiconductor Facilities

No Holidays for S. Korea’s Leading Semiconductor Facilities

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) –Choi Geon-wu, a 39-year-old SK Hynix employee, will not be able to visit his family over the Chuseok holidays because of the nature of his work, ensuring the safety of an industrial complex that produces semiconductors. Choi works as a firefighter at SK Hynix’s Cheongju factory, and is the first [...]

GPS Device that Tracks Dementia Patients a Huge Success

GPS Device that Tracks Dementia Patients a Huge Success

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A GPS device that helps detect the whereabouts of elderly dementia patients was found to be very useful in locating those who had gone missing. According to police officials, all 30 senior dementia patients who received one of the devices were found after being reported missing. The average amount [...]

Seoul to Invest 1.5 tln Won to Bolster Competitiveness in Chip Industry

Seoul to Invest 1.5 tln Won to Bolster Competitiveness in Chip Industry

SEOUL, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea vowed Monday to invest 1.5 trillion won (US$1.34 billion) over the next 10 years to maintain its global competitiveness as the country’s industry minister visited key semiconductor production lines of Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. “In order to have South Korea maintain its reputation as [...]

SK hynix to Build New Plant in Icheon with 3.5 tln Won

SK hynix to Build New Plant in Icheon with 3.5 tln Won

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc. said Friday it will build a new semiconductor fabrication (FAB) plant at its headquarters in Icheon, southeast of Seoul, seeking to cope with the rising demand for memory chips around the globe. South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker said the construction will begin later this year, which [...]

SK hynix to Forge Broader Ties with 3 Subcontractors for R&D

SK hynix to Forge Broader Ties with 3 Subcontractors for R&D

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc. said Wednesday it will join forces with three of its subcontractors to carry out joint research and development projects as part of its efforts to seek shared growth. The chipmaker said it will provide “comprehensive technological support” to MiCo Ltd., UBmaterials Inc. and TEMC for the [...]