Kingmax Factory Tour in Hsin Chu, Taiwan

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 TourFigure 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 TourFigure 2: Front-end steps for memory packing.

Kingmax Factory TourFigure 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 TourFigure 4: Some stats from the packing process.

Author: Gabriel Torres

Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.

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