SK Hynix Established a Flash R&D Center in Taiwan Business Wire SEOUL, South Korea -- October 15, 2013 SK Hynix Inc. (‘SK Hynix’ or ‘the Company’) announced it established a research and development (or ‘R&D’) center ‘SK Hynix Flash Solutions Taiwan Ltd.’. The Company will strengthen global R&D competence and customer support by adding the R&D center in Taiwan. SK Hynix Flash Solutions Taiwan (Photo: Business Wire) SK Hynix Flash Solutions Taiwan (Photo: Business Wire) The Taiwan R&D center will focus on intensifying its competence in development of high value added NAND Flash memory products. The center is located in Hsinchu, the hub of Taiwan IT industry, so it is expected to become a base of the technology support for Chinese and Taiwanese clients. Recently, there is an increasing demand for higher value added NAND solutions equipped with controllers as demands for high end mobile devices and servers including the cloud increase. Hence, the role of the controllers has become more important to efficiently interface central processing units with NAND Flash. In June 2012, SK Hynix had also acquired LAMD in the US to strengthen its competitiveness in the controllers then had established ‘SK Hynix memory solutions Inc.’, and has been shipping SSDs equipped with the in-house controllers since the 3rd quarter of this year. SK Hynix will combine the existing R&D competence and the capability of this Taiwan R&D center to strengthen the competitiveness in supplying total NAND solutions and actively respond to various demands from the market and the customers. “The R&D center is situated in Taiwan where many of the major chip clients and manufacturers are located as excellent human resources are available,” said senior vice president Gi Hyun Bae, the Head of Solution Development Division of SK Hynix. “With this opportunity, the Company has reinforced its basis for the future technology cooperation while securing the pool of superior human resources,” he added. About SK Hynix Inc. SK Hynix Inc., headquartered in Korea, is the world’s top tier semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (“DRAM”), Flash memory chips ("NANDFlash")and CMOS Image Sensors ("CIS") for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The Company’s shares are traded on the Korea Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange. Further information about SK Hynix is available at www.skhynix.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20131014006258/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50728814&lang=en Contact: Media Contact SK Hynix Inc. Public Relations Assistant Manager Heeyoung Son Phone: +82.2.3459.5316 E-Mail: email@example.com
SK Hynix Established a Flash R&D Center in Taiwan
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