Today, at the 2019 World Manufacturing Conference held in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, Yangtze Memory Technologies Co., Ltd. (YMTC) announced the commissioning of its own memory chip manufacturing project. The total investment of the project is about 150 billion yuan. According to the plan, the first phase of production capacity is 120,000 wafers per month.
At the conference, YMTC Chairman and CEO Yiming Zhu said that the 8Gb DDR4 put into production has been verified by many domestic and global customers and will be officially delivered at the end of this year. In addition, a low-power product for mobile terminals will be put into production soon.
As early as May of this year, Yiming Zhu once said that from a technical point of view, YMTC's cooperation with Qimonda AG has expanded YMTC's technology accumulation in the memory chip industry. Qimonda AG is a memory company that was spun off from Infineon Technologies on May 1, 2006.
In addition, at the China Flash Technology Summit held in Shenzhen yesterday, Dr. Ping, the vice president of YMTC, said that YMTC has advanced Qimonda AG's 46nm DRAM to 10nm with advanced equipment.