Amkor Technology

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Amkor Technology, Inc.
Industry Semiconductors & Related Devices
Founded 1968
Founder James Kim
Headquarters Tempe, AZ, United States
Key people
James Kim
Revenue IncreaseUS$3.13B (FY 2014)[1]
IncreaseUS$193M (FY 2014)[1]
IncreaseUS$98.7M (FY 2014)[1]
Total assets IncreaseUS$3.64B (FY 2014)[2]
Total equity IncreaseUS$1.12B (FY 2014)[2]
Number of employees

Amkor Technology, Inc. is a semiconductor product packaging and test services provider. The company has been headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, since 2005, when it was moved from West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.[4] The company was founded in 1969 and, as of 2014, had 21,900 employees worldwide and a reported $3.1 billion in sales.

With factories in China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan, Amkor is a leading player in the semiconductor industry. It packages and tests integrated circuits (ICs) for chip manufacturers.

In February 2016, Amkor fully acquired J-Devices Corp., the largest outsourced semiconductor assembly and test provider in Japan.[5]


  1. ^ a b c Amkor Technology (AMKR) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest.
  2. ^ a b Amkor Technology (AMKR) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest.
  3. ^ "Company Profile for Amkor Technology Inc (AMKR)". Retrieved 2016-01-04. 
  4. ^ EE Times. “Amkor's outlook improved as it moves headquarters.” June 3, 2005. Retrieved April 19, 2016.
  5. ^ By Hayley Ringle, Phoenix Business Journal. “Amkor Tech finishes 100 percent buy of a Japanese semiconductor company.” February 11, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.

Amkor technology has competitiveness for chip assembly by thermal compression as well as wafer level packaging.

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