Amkor Technology, Inc. is a semiconductor product packaging and test services provider. The company has been headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, since 2005, when it was moved from West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.[4] The company was founded in 1969 and, as of 2017, had approximately 29,300 employees worldwide and a reported $4.19 billion in sales.

Amkor Technology, Inc.
Russell 2000 Component
ISINUS0316521006 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustrySemiconductors & Related Devices
Founded1968; 52 years ago (1968)
FounderHyang-Soo Kim
HeadquartersTempe, Arizona, U.S.
Key people
Joo-Jin (James) Kim
(executive chairman)
John T. Kim
(executive vice chairman)
Stephen D. Kelley
(president & CEO)
Megan Faust
(corporate VP & CFO)
RevenueIncrease US$4.19 billion (2017)
Increase US$401.31 million (2017)
Increase US$264.89 million (2017)
Total assetsIncrease US$4.52 billion (2017)
Total equityIncrease US$1.69 billion (2017)
Number of employees
29,300[1] (2017)
Footnotes / references

With factories in China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Portugal and Taiwan, Amkor is a leading player in the semiconductor industry. It packages and tests integrated circuits (ICs) for chip manufacturers.

In February 2016, Amkor fully acquired J-Devices Corp., the largest outsourced semiconductor assembly and test provider in Japan.[5]

Amkor Technology has competitiveness for chip assembly by thermal compression as well as wafer level packaging. In September 2018, Amkor Technology opened manufacturing and test plant at Longtan Science Park in Taiwan.[6]

Amkor Technology Gwangju Factories


  1. ^ "Amkor Technology". Fortune. Retrieved 2019-01-22.
  2. ^ "Amkor Technology - Company History". Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  3. ^ "US SEC: Form 10-K 2017". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
  4. ^ EE Times. “Amkor's outlook improved as it moves headquarters.” June 3, 2005. Retrieved April 19, 2016.
  5. ^ By Hayley Ringle, Phoenix Business Journal. “Amkor Tech finishes 100 percent buy of a Japanese semiconductor company.” February 11, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Amkor opens new semiconductor package manufacturing and test plant in Taiwan | Solid State Technology". Retrieved 2018-09-25.

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