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Hamamatsu Photonics has acquired a 55% stock share in Hamamatsu Photonics Korea Co. Ltd., a new company where Hamamatsu Photonics has shifted its local sales distributor activities. Hamamatsu aims to increase sales in Asia by strengthening its sales structure for imaging and measurement instruments and responding to the demands of Korean semiconductor manufacturers.
The Korean semiconductor industry has seen rapid growth since the 1990s. Currently, Korean semiconductor manufacturers have a high share in the semiconductor memory chip market, yet they are also taking measures to expand their share in the market of logic chips that have higher added value.
In a March 19 statement, Hamamatsu said it believes Korean semiconductor…READ MORE