Amkor Technology, Inc.
IndustrySemiconductors & Related Devices
Founded1968; 54 years ago (1968)
FounderHyang-Soo Kim
HeadquartersTempe, Arizona, U.S.
Key people
Joo-Jin (James) Kim
(executive chairman)
John T. Kim
(executive vice chairman)
Giel Rutten
(president & CEO)[1][2]
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
29,050 (2020)
Footnotes / references

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.[5] The company was founded in 1968 and, as of 2017, had approximately 29,300 employees worldwide and a reported $4.19 billion in sales.

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.[6]

In June 2017, Amkor Technology was recognized as Supplier of the Year for 2016 by Qualcomm Technologies for a second consecutive year.[7]

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.[8]

In 2019, Amkor Technology was ranked 2nd in overall revenue in the OSAT (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test) market.


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  3. ^ "Amkor Technology – Company History". Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  4. ^ "US SEC: Form 10-K 2017". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
  5. ^ EE Times. “Amkor's outlook improved as it moves headquarters.” June 3, 2005. Retrieved April 19, 2016.
  6. ^ By Hayley Ringle, Phoenix Business Journal. “Amkor Tech finishes 100 percent buy of a Japanese semiconductor company.” February 11, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  7. ^ "Amkor Technology Recognized as Supplier of the Year for Second Consecutive Year by Qualcomm". 15 June 2017. Archived from the original on 2020-03-17. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  8. ^ "Amkor opens new semiconductor package manufacturing and test plant in Taiwan | Solid State Technology". Retrieved 2018-09-25.