Asia Express - East Asian ICT
Micron Plans to Invest USD 2 Billion Over Next Few Years in Taiwan
September 07, 2017

Micron announced that the company will invest USD 2 billion per annum over the next 3-5 years in Taiwan, with an aim to make Taiwan Micron's center of excellence of leading-edge DRAM, according to the Commercial Time in September 7. Under its investment expansion plan, Micron aims to boost its production capacity by 20% by upgrading production processes, building the world's first 3D DRAM packaging site in Taiwan, and recruiting 1,500 employees in the next 18 months. Thus far, Micron has invested over USD 12 billion in fabs located in Taoyuan and Taichung, which is slated to begin mass production of DRAM using 18nm process technology in 2018.