According to a Reuters report on the 16th, the American semiconductor company Micron Technology issued a statement. On the same day saying that the company is committed to developing the Chinese market. And will invest another 4.3 billion in Micron’s Xi’an chip packaging and testing plant in the next few years. Yuan Renminbi. Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said in a statement. The investment plan demonstrates Micron’s unchanging commitment to its Chinese business and team.
The investment will enhance the company’s flexibility. Manufacturing a variety of product portfolios in Xi’an city. Micron directly operate its packaging and testing business in the Xi’an factory. At the same time, this investment plan will include the purchase of packaging equipment. From a subsidiary of Taiwan’s Power Technology in Xi’an. Wu Mingxia, general manager of Micron China, said, “The acquisition of Licheng Xi’an assets enables Micron Xi’an to directly operate all packaging and testing businesses. In addition, the statement also shows that Micron will open a new production line at the Xi’an plant. For the manufacture of mobile DRAM, NAND, and SSD products to strengthen the packaging and testing capabilities of the Xi’an plant. The new investment project will also create an additional 500 jobs. Bringing the total number of Micron employees in China to more than 4,500.
Reuters mentioned that China’s Cyberspace Administration pointed out last month that the review found that Micron’s products had serious cybersecurity risks, posing a major security risk to China’s critical information infrastructure supply chain and affecting China’s national security. For this reason, the Network Security Review Office has come to the conclusion that the network security review should not be passed. According to laws and regulations such as the Cyber Security Law, operators of critical information infrastructure in China should stop purchasing Micron products.