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Fire at SK Hynix China fab

SK Hynix DRAM supply unable to meet demand, say sources

Dec 2, 11:55

SK Hynix' DRAM supply continues to be short of demand from its PC OEM clients, which have turned to other suppliers to keep safety stock on hand, according to industry sources.

Restoration of fire-hit SK Hynix China fab likely to be delayed

Oct 29, 22:21

SK Hynix has revealed that it might not be able to resume full operations at its fire-damaged DRAM fab in Wuxi, China by its target timeframe.

Digitimes Research: Global 4Q13 DRAM capacity to reduce 5.7% on SK Hynix China plant fire

Oct 16, 16:07

Global DRAM production has been hit due to a fire at SK Hynix' China fab. Combined production capacity at DRAM producers worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013 is set to be about...

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Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

4GB DDR3 contract prices to rise by double digit percentage in October

Oct 7, 22:11

DRAM contract prices are set to edge higher in October, with prices for 4GB DDR3 modules soaring by double digits, according to industry sources. October contract prices for mainstream...

Powerchip 30nm DRAM production hit by low yield rates

Oct 2, 11:47

A portion of 30nm DRAM production at Powerchip Technology has been hit by low yield rates, affecting about 7,000-8,000 of the wafers that Kingston Technology has booked, according...

Yield problems with Powerchip's 30nm process to further squeeze the supply to the DRAM contract mar

China white-box makers likely to face rising DRAM costs

Sep 26, 11:26

China-based white-box smartphone and tablet manufacturers will have to encounter rising costs of buying DRAM chips if SK Hynix' fire-damaged plant fails to restore full production...

DRAM shortages to widen in October

Sep 25, 15:05

Shortages in the supply of DRAM chips triggered by a fire at the Wuxi plant of SK Hynix are expected to widen in October, according to industry sources, adding that the damaged plant...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

Micron to reduce PC-use DRAM supply, say Taiwan makers

Sep 16, 10:14

Micron Technology has seen nearly 30% of its PC-use DRAM production capacity booked up by large clients and its supply available for other clients in September-December 2013 will...

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

NAND flash quotes to remain stable until end of October

Sep 11, 12:00

Demand for NAND flash chips has rebounded recently, with contract quotes expected to stay stable through the end of October, according to sources at downstream device manufacturers...

SK Hynix China plant to resume full operations in 3-6 months, sources say

Sep 9, 21:32

The SK Hynix China plant is expected to resume full operations within 3-6 months, according to sources at equipment makers, who added that the firm has resumed production of only...

SK Hynix partially resumes operation at fire-hit China plant

Sep 9, 11:19

SK Hynix said on September 7 that the company had partially resumed operations at its Wuxi, China plant that was damaged in a fire on Sepbember 4.

Fire at SK Hynix China plant sends DRAM spot prices higher

Sep 5, 21:50

A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China helped push up DRAM spot prices substantially today (September 5).

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