US company eyes sensor factory in Ho Chi Minh City hinh anh 1HCM City's Hi-tech Park (Photo: VNA)

Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) - A representative of DunAn Sensing said the company was ready to invest in the first sensor factory in HCM City at a recent meeting with city leaders. 

DunAn Sensing operates three factories in the US and China and specialises in the production of sensor using Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) technology. The sensor is used in mobile phones, automobiles, biology and health. 

Tom Nguyen, Executive Director of the company, said HCM City is a potential market for the product. 

He said that DunAn Sensing will strive to help establish a Vietnam–U.S. microelectronics association to develop the field in Vietnam. 

Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of HCM City People’s Committee lauded DunAn Sensing and the plan to develop MEMS technology in Vietnam. 

According to Tuyen, to make HCM City a smart city, its leaders will create favourable conditions for DunAn Sensing to invest and produce goods for the city. 

He requested the management board of HCM City’s Hi-Tech Park to help DunAn Sensing draft a pre-feasibility study on the factory, to be submitted to the People’s Committee for consideration in the fourth quarter of 2016.-VNA