SK Hynix is considering the provision of contract semiconductor production subsidiary
A month ago, April 27, the company SK Hynix announced that is considering the creation of a subsidiary, which would deal with the production of semiconductor products on contracts. Then the manufacturer said that the decision has not been made, and promised to publish details on this topic throughout the month. However, while on the manufacturer’s website of relevant information.
According to the source, a subsidiary could issue image sensors of the CMOS type, driver ICS displays and controllers power supply, having a factory, designed for plates with a diameter of 200 mm.
Note that SK Hynix and now manufactures products for third-party orders. This activity, however, brings the company less than 1% of annual income. At the same time, the market of semiconductor products for the year increased by 9.6%.
Given the growing potential of the market of contract manufacturing of semiconductor products, industry observers believe that company SK Hynix would benefit from the allocation units that are not the top, in a dedicated subsidiary.
We will remind, two weeks ago about the creation of a new division which will be engaged in contract manufacturing of chips, announced the company Samsung Electronics.
Source: Business Korea