According to local media reports in Wuxi, China, on December 12, the Wuxi SK Hynix M8 plant with a total investment of US$1.4 billion was officially put into operation.

According to public information, the M8 plant is an 200mm non-storage wafer project jointly invested and constructed by Haichen Semiconductor (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. (a joint venture of SK Hynix systemic and Wuxi Industry Development Group) and SK Hynix systemic. After the project is put into production, the monthly production capacity will reach 115,000 200mm wafers.

TThe M8 project was signed in Wuxi on December 28, 2017. In September 2018, the project broke ground and the production equipment was installed in December 2019. It is mainly engaged in foundry manufacturing and sales of CIS, DDI, PMIC and Nand flash, and is also developing new foundry businesses such as logic and mixed-signal chips.