Amkor Technology, a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, joined Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, Ryan Companies US, Inc., ASU representatives and other community leaders to officially open the doors of Amkor’s new corporate headquarters today.
Located in the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), the 101,949 square foot, two-story office building at 2045 E. Innovation Circle was constructed by builder/developer, Ryan Companies in just nine months. The facility features an open office concept for approximately 350 employees— complete with large training and conference areas.
“We are excited to move our corporate headquarters to the prestigious ASU Research Park. The new building is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility and we look forward to being here for many years to come,” said Steve Kelley, Amkor’s President and CEO.
A leading global technology company, Amkor, is a natural fit at ASURP, Greater Phoenix’s premier technology park. Amkor joins other notable technolgy companies at ASURP including Avnet, GoDaddy, Edward Jones and Walgreens.
”It is a point of pride for Tempe that so many prestigious and thriving high-tech companies are choosing Tempe,” said Mayor Mark Mitchell. “We look forward to the great things that Amkor will continue to do in its beautiful new headquarters and welcome them as part of our community.”
“We are thrilled to be part of the team that brought another exceptional project to the ASURP, and pleased to welcome Amkor’s corporate headquarters to their new home in the valley’s technology hub. The environment is a natural fit for Amkor, offering the perfect opportunity for industry and university collaboration among so many centers of excellence,” said Molly Carson, Vice President of Development at Ryan.Ryan Companies has been the leading builder at ASURP, having constructed more than 50% of the facilities at the Park.
“We have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with Ryan Companies over many years and we are grateful for that partnership,” Morgan R. Olsen, President of the ASU Research Park’s Board of Directors and Executive Vice President, Treasurer and CFO of ASU said.
“We welcome Amkor Technology to the ASU Research Park and look forward to their interactions with our leading research faculty and engineering students,” Olsen said. “The addition of Amkor’s corporate headquarters to the Park’s corporate roster reflects the value the Park provides, including a direct connection to ASU and its extraordinary pool of talented graduates.”