Last month, the management of South Korean conglomerate SK Group announced that it intends to allocate up to $22 billion over the coming years to developing America’s science and industry, of which $15 billion will go directly to U.S. semiconductor sector will flow. According to unofficial information, SK hynix will build a chip packaging and test facility in this country by 2025, and a site will be selected for it by early 2023.
The agency announced this, citing its own sources. Reuters. SK Hynix is reportedly ready to spend billions of dollars to build the company and create about 1,000 jobs. When choosing a location for a new company, preference is given to areas relatively close to universities that can supply qualified personnel. In the period from 2025 to 2026, mass testing and packaging of chips by the American company SK hynix should begin.
Officials of the Korean company have not yet commented on these rumors, only referring to the desire of the parent company SK Group to allocate $ 15 billion for the development of the semiconductor industry in the region. In addition to the chip packaging and testing company, the Korean giant will invest in the creation of a network of research centers in the United States. This type of activity will also allow the company to qualify for government subsidies under the recently passed legislative package.