Toshiba to build memory fabrication facility in Kitakami, Japan

Thursday 28 December 2017 | 21:29 CET | News
Toshiba has announced that it is going ahead with its plan to build a memory fabrication facility in Kitakami, in Japan's Iwate region. Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), a subsidiary of Toshiba, will establish a company to operate the facility, and plans to invest nearly JPY 7 billion in site preparation and initial construction work in FY2017. The new facility will produce BiCS Flash, TMC's flash memory, and will be TMC's seventh fab.

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Companies: Toshiba
Countries: Japan
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