Toshiba and SanDisk plan to open a new 30 mm flash memory fab as early as June, several months ahead of scheduled.
Ground was broken for the new facility at Toshiba's Yokkaichi operations last April. "Toshiba and SanDisk will invest a total of ¥270 billion (about $2.6 billion) on Fab 3, and it will be the strategic NAND production base with a capacity of 40,000 wafers a month," said Tadashi Okamura, Toshiba's Toshiba.
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