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Kingmax Factory Tour in Hsin Chu, Taiwan
Author: Gabriel Torres
Type: Articles Last Updated: June 2, 2005
Page: 2 of 9
Kinpak Factory Tour


As we’ve explained, Kinpak is Kingmax’s sister company specialized in packing, i.e., cutting the memory wafer and adding a packing and pins to the memory silicon.

Kingmax Factory Tour
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Figure 1: Arrival at Kingpak.

Memory packing process is divided into two big steps: front-end and back-end. In Figure 2, you can see the steps inside the front-end process, while in Figure 3 you can see the steps inside the back-end process.

Kingmax Factory Tour
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Figure 2: Front-end steps for memory packing.

Kingmax Factory Tour
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Figure 3: Back-end steps for memory packing.

The whole process isn’t fast. For BGA memory chips the front-end process takes 5 days, while the back-end process takes 4.5 or 5.5 days.

Kingmax Factory Tour
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Figure 4: Some stats from the packing process.

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