“He certainly contributed a lot to the industry, I respected him very much,” Inotera president Charles Kau said by phone today. “There should be no impact on our business.”
Inotera is a Taoyuan, Taiwan-based memory-chip making venture between Boise, Idaho-based Micron and Nanya Technology Corp (2408), also of Taoyuan. Appleton died after an experimental aircraft he was flying crashed in Boise.
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