“Samsung Austin Semiconductor will hire 300 engineers and technicians in the first six months of 2011 as part of the $3.6-billion expansion of the semiconductor’s plant,” Mark LaPedus reports for EETimes.
“At the same time, Samsung has opened an R&D center in Austin. The expanded fab will now produce logic devices for Samsung’s System LSI business,” LaPedus reports. “Previously, the Austin plant only made NAND flash memory chips. The production of those chips will continue.”
LaPedus reports, “Most of the production is geared for one foundry customer-Apple Inc., sources said.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Wayne R.” for the heads up.]