Samsung to build another 12 inch fab
According to Korean Digital Times, Digital Times, Samsung Electronics started the construction of 12 inch Fab 12, having recently finished the selection of related equipment. The company plans to purchase required tools in August and install it by September. Volume production is planned to April-May after testing is completed.
The company plans to invest about 2.5 billion won ($2.1 billion) for 300 mm production lines, including Fab 11. About a billion won will be invested in H1 2003 to raise production capacity from current 7,000 wafers to 15,000-20,000 wafers in H1 and 30,000 wafers in H2.
Now Samsung uses only a part of its Fab 11, producing both 200 mm, and 300 mm wafers. The second part will be used for 300 mm wafers and 0.13 micron process technology for making 256 and 512 Mbit DRAM chips.
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