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Toshiba and SanDisk inaugurate new 12-inch NAND flash fab in Japan
Photo: BusinssWire [Sep 4, 2007]
Toshiba and SanDisk inaugurate new 12-inch NAND flash fab in Japan<br>

The Flash Alliance, the joint-venture (JV) between Toshiba and SanDisk, announced the inauguration of their 12-inch NAND flash fab (Fab 4) in Japan.

Mass production is slated to begin in late 2007. This mega fab will initially house a monthly capacity of 80,000 wafers and has the potential to expand capacity to 210,000 wafers.

NAND flash production will be first made on 56nm and later on 43nm.

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