Electronics said it will be able to meet its monthly production target of semiconductor
chips, but it will take around 40 days to fully verify the quality of the affected
products, despite a crippling power outage last Friday that cast a shadow on the
conmpany''s chipmaking operations.
world''s largest memory chipmaker reconfirmed that the financial loss from the
power outage would not exceed 40 billion won, much lower than initial predictions
from stock investors.
firm also said that it would be able to catch up with its original production
schedule within this month by increasing production volume and tightening its
quality inspection procedure.
had reacted swiftly to fix the power unit and restarted all the lines by Saturday
noon. But it has to wait for weeks to check whether production has reached normal
levels since semiconductor wafers stay on a line for about 40 days while being
processed, it said.