Unimicron to Step Up Investment for 5G, AI Applications


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Unimicron Technology has maintained its huge capex budgets for 2019 and 2020 are meant to strengthen its IC substrates technology upgrades and production capacity for the emerging 5G and AI applications, rather than just to fulfill requests from specific clients as speculated.

Unimicron said it has ramped up its 2019 capex budget to NT$9.2 billion ($292.92 million) and its 2020 expenditure will surge to NT$16.2 billion, mainly to support capacity expansion for high-end ABF substrates that are now in tight supply.

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