In another piece of bad news for the chip equipment industry, a Korean paper reports Samsung...

|About: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF)|By:, SA News Editor

In another piece of bad news for the chip equipment industry, a Korean paper reports Samsung (SSNLF.PK) may delay the construction of a new non-memory chip plant, citing macro issues. The plant saw construction begin in June, and is currently scheduled to go online in early 2014 - a final decision on the delay is reportedly due next week. Chip equipment stocks were dinged in September on a report Samsung plans to cut its chip capex in half next year.