Uni-Chem close to Hynix deal

Uni-Chem expects to sign a deal by Friday to acquire the former Hynix plant in Eugene.

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South Korean company Uni-Chem could complete a deal to acquire Eugene’s former Hynix plant by the end of the week.

Uni-Chem will sign a formal contract on Friday to acquire Hynix’s computer-chip plant and 200-acre site in Eugene for $45 million, Uni-Chem Chairman Ho Chan Lee told The Associated Press in Korea before heading to the United States.

Park Hyun, a Hynix spokesman in Korea, declined to confirm Lee’s comments, saying negotiations were under way.

Read the full story at The Register-Guard.

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