Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon Motion Technology, Phison Electronics and JMicron Technology to strengthen their competitiveness, according to industry sources.


DRAM chip clients look to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron

Some downstream DRAM chip clients reportedly are planning to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron Technology in order to ensure steady supply of memory chips, according to industry sources. Following its integration with Elpida Memory, Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics, Micron currently boasts a production capacity of 200,000 wafers a month, making the US-based memory chipmaker a strong potential supplier on a long-term basis, the sources noted.