World’s largest semiconductor pump manufacture to build plant in Asan

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Edwards Vacuum, the world’s No.1 semiconductor pump manufacture will build a plant at the Tangjeong Techno General Industrial Complex in Asan, Chungcheongnam-do.

The Chungcheongnam-do local government held a completion ceremony of Edwards Korea’s Asan Tangjeong plant in the foreign investment zone of the Tangjeong l Industrial Complex on the 23rd, with Governor Yang Seung-jo attending.

The new plant is a part of an investment agreement worth $60 million (about 78.06 billion won) signed with Edwards Vacuum in June last year. A total of 200 billion won, including the government investment, was spent.

The plant was built on a 33,362 site, and has some 80 high-tech production facilities.

The number of new employees of the plant is expected to reach 150.

Edwards Vacuum will strengthen the semiconductor pump supply chain focusing on the Tangjeong plant to respond to the rapidly growing chip market.

By Global Economic Reporter Myeong-seok Chae; Translate by Gounee Yang