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Samsung Electronics Xian factory restored after power outage

[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
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 (jemmie@heraldcorp.com)
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