Sep 8, 2022

Samsung opens largest chip production line in South Korea

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South Korea’s Samsung Electronics has launched a new and its largest chip production line. The new factory was opened in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, 70 km from Seoul.

Here’s what we know

Despite the September 7 launch, the P3 line began operating as early as mid-summer. Samsung started trial production of NAND memory in July. The new facility uses ASML’s lithography machines. It is the dutch company, which is essentially a monopolist in the extreme ultraviolet lithography equipment market.

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