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Hanwha, SK hynix Develop Core Chip Packaging Equipment

Hanwha, SK hynix Develop Core Chip Packaging Equipment

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Precision Machinery Co., a major assembly automation equipment maker in South Korea, said Monday it has developed core semiconductor packaging equipment in collaboration with the country’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. Hanwha Precision and SK hynix worked together to commercialize the die bonder, a machine that attaches [...]

S. Korean Tech Giants Tipped to Enjoy Rosy Q3 Earnings Despite Pandemic

S. Korean Tech Giants Tipped to Enjoy Rosy Q3 Earnings Despite Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major tech giants are anticipated to enjoy better-than-expected earnings during the third quarter, a poll showed Sunday, as they were able to save costs amid the global new coronavirus pandemic. Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to post an operating profit of 10.3 trillion won (US$8.85 billion) in [...]

SK hynix Expects Solid Demand in H2 After Upbeat Q2 Earnings

SK hynix Expects Solid Demand in H2 After Upbeat Q2 Earnings

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s second-largest chipmaker, announced on Thursday that it expects solid chip demand in the second half of the year following its strong second-quarter performance on the back of robust demand for server chips amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Its net profit more than doubled to [...]

S. Korea’s Chipmaking Equipment Spending Likely to be 3rd Largest This Year

S. Korea’s Chipmaking Equipment Spending Likely to be 3rd Largest This Year

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s spending on chipmaking equipment is likely to be the third largest of any country this year, industry data showed Wednesday, amid solid global chip demand sparked by the pandemic-driven stay-at-home economy. South Korea, home to major memory chip producers Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc., is [...]

SK hynix Joins Hands with KAIST on Use of AI Tech in Chipmaking

SK hynix Joins Hands with KAIST on Use of AI Tech in Chipmaking

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s second-largest chipmaker, said Tuesday it has joined hands with the country’s leading research university to use artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the chip manufacturing process. Under the memorandum of understanding with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), SK hynix will provide [...]