Phison chairman and chief executive officer Pua Khein-Seng told StarBiz that Silterra was now studying the feasibility of manufacturing the silicon wafer for the Phison's unit, which would be established in Penang in three to six months.
"The unit will undertake the development and design of flash memory applications and solution products.
Our other partner, Index Diversified Sdn Bhd
, will distribute and market them in the local and South-East Asia markets," he
"The assembly of the finished flash memory products would be outsourced to small and medium enterprises in the country.
We will decide on the volume of units to be produced six months later," he
: 'The assembly of the finished flash memory products would be outsourced to small and medium enterprises in the country.'
also said that the investment of US$1mil to US$3mil would be for the salaries of engineers and purchasing the necessary equipment.