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Samsung Foundry

The foundry division of a multinational conglomerate
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Samsung Foundry is the foundry division of Samsung Semiconductor.
Samsung Semiconductor until May 2017 consisted of two divisions, memory and semiconductor LSI. At that time the company added a third division, Samsung Foundry, to target a variety of new and existing markets.

All three are part of Samsung, a giant electronics company that was founded in 1938. The company includes a number of well-known subsidiaries, including Samsung Electronics,Samsung Techwin (mil/aero), Samsung Engineering (construction), Samsung C&T (trading), Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Heavy industries (shipbuilding), Samung SDS (IT services) and Cheil Worldwide (advertising).

The family-controlled conglomerate is the No. 1 business group in South Korea. It has surpassed rival Hyundai Group. The company’s flagship is Samsung Electronics, which makes memory, LCD panels and consumer electronics.

  • HQ: Seoul, South Korea
  • Type: Company