- Expansion of Yokkaichi Operations to Position the Company for Leadership in 3D Memories -
TOKYO - Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it is gearing up for future expanded production of “BiCS FLASH™”, its proprietary 3D flash memory, by acquiring 150,000m2 of land adjacent to its Yokkaichi Operations memory production complex in Mie prefecture. The land borders the eastern and northern parts of the complex, and will cost approximately 3 billion yen.
The new site is expected to be ready for construction by March 2017. Decisions on construction schedule, production capacity, and equipment investment for the new production facilities will be made in line with market trends within FY2016.
NAND flash memory is a driving force in data storage, with applications range from extensive use in smartphones, tablets and other personal digital equipment to an increasing
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