Samsung boosts investments in non-memory chips to $151 billion

On Thursday, in a statement Samsung Electronics stated, it has raised its planned investment in non-memory chips to $151 billion (171 trillion won) through 2030, in a development that sees the company joining its peers in ramping up investments in the sector midst a global shortage in semiconductors. Samsung’s has increased its investment target from…

Samsung Electronics breaks ground for 6th domestic contract chip manufacturing facility

On Thursday, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd stated, it has broken ground for its sixth domestic contract chip production line which will produce logic chips. The development comes in the wake of Samsung’s efforts to reduce its reliance on the volatile memory chip sector. With this move, Samsung will be taking on bigger rival Taiwan Semiconductor…

Samsung begins investing in second NAND chip production facility at Pyeongtaek

Eyeing booming demand for chips, especially for servers, Samsung has begun investing in a second production facility at Pyeongtaek; it first chip production line at Pyeongtaek began mass production in July 2017. On Wednesday, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, Samsung Electronics Co has begun investing in a second memory plant at its Pyeongtaek production…