Amkor Technology

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Amkor Technology, Inc.
Russell 2000 Component
Industry Semiconductors & Related Devices
Founded 1968; 50 years ago (1968)
Founder Hyang-Soo Kim
Headquarters Tempe, Arizona, U.S.
Key people
Joo-Jin (James) Kim
(executive chairman)
John T. Kim
(executive vice chairman)
Stephen D. Kelley
(president & CEO)
Megan Faust
(corporate VP & CFO)
Revenue Increase US$4.19 billion (2017)
Increase US$401.31 million (2017)
Increase US$264.89 million (2017)
Total assets Increase US$4.52 billion (2017)
Total equity Increase US$1.69 billion (2017)
Number of employees
~29,300 (2017)
Footnotes / references

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.[3] The company was founded in 1969 and, as of 2017, had approximately 29,300 employees worldwide and a reported $4.19 billion in sales.

With factories in China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Portugal 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.[4]

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


  1. ^ "Amkor Technology - Company History". Retrieved 2018-01-08. 
  2. ^ "US SEC: Form 10-K 2017". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved February 23, 2018. 
  3. ^ EE Times. “Amkor's outlook improved as it moves headquarters.” June 3, 2005. Retrieved April 19, 2016.
  4. ^ By Hayley Ringle, Phoenix Business Journal. “Amkor Tech finishes 100 percent buy of a Japanese semiconductor company.” February 11, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.

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