THREESOME: The company also unveiled the world’s first smart factory using Qualcomm’s 5G mmWave technology, with Chunghwa Telecom providing support
Date: Dec 17, 2020
By: Lisa Wang / Staff reporter, in Kaohsiung
The project is expected to create 8,600 jobs, the world’s biggest chip testing and packaging service provider said, adding that it plans to introduce the 5G mmWave technology to its new factories as well.
ASE started to upgrade its manufacturing systems 11 years ago, using fixed-line, Wi-Fi, or 4G technologies and other hardware to connect 2,000 different machines, it said.
The company hopes to boost its workforce in Kaohsiung to 40,000 from 25,000 now, ASE chief executive officer Tien Wu (吳田玉) told a news conference in Kaohsiung.