Hynix

SK Hynix

SK hynix Inc. (KRX: 000660) is a South Korean memory semiconductor supplier of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips and flash memory chips. Hynix is the world's second-largest memory chipmaker (after Samsung Electronics)[2] and the world's fifth-largest semiconductor company.[3] Founded as Hyundai Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. in 1983[4] and known as Hyundai Electronics, the company has manufacturing sites in Korea, the US, China[5] and Taiwan. In 2012, when SK Telecom became its major shareholder, Hynix merged to SK Group,[4] the third largest conglomerate in South Korea. The company's shares are traded on the Korea Stock Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.