2001 Changed the company name to Hynix Semiconductor Inc.; spun off Hyundai Syscomm, Hyundai CuriTel, and Hyundai Networks; completed spin-off from Hyundai Group
2002 Sold HYDIS, TFT-LCD Business Unit
2004 Signed System IC Business Transfer Agreement with System Semiconductor
2005 Emerged from Corporate Restructuring Promotion Act ahead of schedule
2006 Posted record the highest revenues since foundation
Established global manufacturing network with complete construction of Hynix-ST Semiconductor Inc.
Hynix's wholly owned manufacturing subsidiary in China
2007 Appointed Jong-Kap Kim as the new chairman & CEO
2009 Company put up for sale by its lenders after it defaulted on loans and a subsequent debt-equity swap
2010 Fine of €51.47 million for illegally fixing prices with eight other memory chip makers.
In January 2010, Hynix Semiconductor Inc was put up for sale in an auction valued at close to $3 billion.
On August 31, 2010, HP announced collaboration with Hynix to bring memristor to high volume manufacturing step (targeted for 2013).
2012SK Group, the third-largest conglomerate in South Korea, acquired a 21.05% stake in Hynix.
2013 Fab 1 and Fab 2 in China both suffered a massive fire which took the factories offline temporarily.
2014 SK Hynix acquired the firmware division of Softeq Development FLLC to make it a part of its global R&D network alongside Italy-based Ideaflash S.r.l, Link_A_Media Devices and Violin Memory in the US, and Taiwanese Innostor Technology.