California’s SanDisk sets up $370m Penang plant

SanDisk_HeadquartersSanDisk Corp is putting up a $370 million manufacturing plant in Penang, which is scheduled to start production in March 2015. SanDisk, a leading flash memory storage manufacturer headquartered in Milpitas, California, is listed on Nasdaq, and is also a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company.

To meet the March 2015 deadline, its Malaysian subsidiary is now recruiting skilled workers with the relevant degrees in electronics, computer science, and industrial engineering to fill the IT business analyst, business system analyst, and engineering positions.

SanDisk plans to spend the investment in five years for its operations in Penang and recruit over 1,000 employees, StarBiz wrote.

SanDisk’s new manufacturing facility is undergoing construction on a 30-acre site in Batu Kawan, south Seberang Prai. It is learnt that the company is now looking for more land in the area for a future expansion exercise, according to sources familiar with the industry.

The new plant in Penang, aimed at strengthening SanDisk’s position in Asia, will produce flash memory solutions using wafer imported from Japan.



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SanDisk Corp is putting up a $370 million manufacturing plant in Penang, which is scheduled to start production in March 2015. SanDisk, a leading flash memory storage manufacturer headquartered in Milpitas, California, is listed on Nasdaq, and is also a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company. To meet the March 2015 deadline, its Malaysian subsidiary is now recruiting skilled workers with the relevant degrees in electronics, computer science, and industrial engineering to fill the IT business analyst, business system analyst, and engineering positions. SanDisk plans to spend the investment in five years for its operations in Penang and recruit over...

SanDisk_HeadquartersSanDisk Corp is putting up a $370 million manufacturing plant in Penang, which is scheduled to start production in March 2015. SanDisk, a leading flash memory storage manufacturer headquartered in Milpitas, California, is listed on Nasdaq, and is also a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company.

To meet the March 2015 deadline, its Malaysian subsidiary is now recruiting skilled workers with the relevant degrees in electronics, computer science, and industrial engineering to fill the IT business analyst, business system analyst, and engineering positions.

SanDisk plans to spend the investment in five years for its operations in Penang and recruit over 1,000 employees, StarBiz wrote.

SanDisk’s new manufacturing facility is undergoing construction on a 30-acre site in Batu Kawan, south Seberang Prai. It is learnt that the company is now looking for more land in the area for a future expansion exercise, according to sources familiar with the industry.

The new plant in Penang, aimed at strengthening SanDisk’s position in Asia, will produce flash memory solutions using wafer imported from Japan.



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