STRIKING WHILE HOT: The Kaohsiung fab, which is to create 2,800 jobs, is part of a greater project to build six fabs in Taiwan in five years, the company said
Date: Aug 18, 2020
By: Lisa Wang / Staff reporter
The new fab, code-named K13, is part of the company’s broader plan to build six fabs in Taiwan within five years, ASE said.
As rapidly developing 5G technology is stimulating demand for semiconductors, ASE said it is stepping up investment and adding advanced technology capacity to capture the “explosive” growth of the supply chain.0
“5G is a new technology, which is to bring explosive growth to businesses. ASE would continue to invest in advanced process technologies and hire research and development experts in Kaohsiung to capitalize on this opportunity for the semiconductor industry,” ASE chief executive officer Tien Wu (吳田玉) said in a statement. [FULL STORY]