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OCZ Opens Additional SSD Manufacturing Plant in Taiwan

To increase production from 50,000 to 140,000 units a month
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2010.10.25

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc. announced the opening of a new SSD manufacturing plant in Taipei, Taiwan slated to begin operation on October 25.

The new facility features test and burn-in technology required by the company's growing OEM client base. The new facility increases the company's SSD manufacturing capacity to 140,000 units a month from 50,000 units a month internally, accommodating the growing demand for both client and enterprise OCZ SSDs.

"As our SSD revenues continue to expand, we are happy to announce our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Taipei, Taiwan," said Ryan Petersen, CEO of the OCZ Technology Group. "Our new 20,000 square foot facility was set up in response to increased demand from OEMs for our Enterprise Solid State Drive products and significantly increases our monthly SSD capacity."

OCZ demonstrated growth last quarter (SSD unit sales ramped from an average of 15,000 units per month in Q1'11 to over 54,000 units in August).

With a spectrum of interfaces including SATA, SAS, Fibre Channel, PCI-Express, USB 3.0, and the proprietary High-Speed Data Link (HSDL), OCZ anticipates demand of its current and future SSD products and continues to establish itself in both the consumer and enterprise storage markets. Thanks to the improved manufacturing capabilities of the supplementary factory, OCZ intends on meeting the market demand in the coming months.

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