Electronics Production | January 17, 2012
Samsung to invest record amount, hire 26,000
Samsung announced today plans to increase its annual investment to a record amount of 47.8 trillion won ($41.7 billion) and hire 26,000 new employees, also the highest ever, in 2012.
The planned 2012 investment represents a 12 percent increase from last year's 42.8 trillion won. Hiring 26,000 people in 2012 would also be a 4 percent increase over the total of 25,000 hired in 2011. The planed investment amount includes a 31 trillion won investment in facility, R&D spending of 13.6 trillion won and 3.2 trillion won in other capital investment. © Samsung