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Samsung readies Vietnam R&D center for appliances

Investment builds on success of exporting smartphones from Southeast Asian hub

The new R&D center will focus on advancements for home appliances, including refrigerators.   © (Photo courtesy of Samsung Electronics)

HANOI -- Samsung Electronics has finished construction of a research and development center in Ho Chi Minh City that will focus on cutting-edge technologies for use in household appliances and electronics.

The South Korean company spent $600 million to build the center, its second Vietnamese R&D facility after one in Hanoi. About 400 engineers and other staff will develop technologies for washing machines, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, internet-connected smart TVs and audiovisual equipment.

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