PENANG – Simmtech Holdings is establishing its first large-scale factory here to address the global chip shortage, investing more than US$120 million, according to reports.

Once fully operational, the production facility is expected to employ more than 1,000 staff and contribute more than 20% to the company’s global capacity.

Simmtech provides printed circuit boards and packaging substrates for the semiconductor industry.

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