Supply Chain Disruption: Samsung Plant Halts Production
Electronics giant Samsung’s important NAND Flash memory chip factory in South Korea was shut down recently after an electrical issue caused a power outage there. The exact cause of the problem isn’t clear, but reports are that a spark in a transformer caused power to be lost near Samsung’s huge chip manufacturing complex in South Korea. Samsung is the world’s largest manufacturing of DRAM (dynamic RAM) memory chips, which are used mainly in PCs, and NAND flash memory chips, which are used in portable devices, such as Apple’s IPOD.
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