[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics
‘ semiconductor factory in China’s Xian City has been restored 90 hours after a power outage, the company said on June 22.
The fab began full operations in the afternoon of June 21. Damages are expected to amount to up to 2 billion won (US$1.72 million).
Samsung Electronics' Xian fab
On June 18, an explosion occurred at an electrical substation in Xian, causing a power outage at Samsung’s fab for a few seconds. The facility, which is totally devoted to the advanced 3D-NAND memory for SSDs, has a production capacity of 100,000 wafers per month under normal operation.
By Kim Ji-hyun (firstname.lastname@example.org)