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Arizona Semiconductor Factory Delay Caused by Worker Shortage

The Taiwan Semiconductor Company (TSMC) has delayed the operational start of its first microprocessor factory in Arizona by a year. This is due to a shortage of skilled workers. The skill required to oversee the manufacturing process is highly specialised and the company foresees the need to train American workers to supplement the skilled Taiwanese […]

Why Is Samsung Building a Semiconductor Factory in Texas? 

Samsung announced it will assemble a $17bn semiconductor factory in Texas, during the global shortage of chips used in phones, cars, and other electronic devices. The factory will be the South Korean company’s biggest North American asset and is expected to commence operation in the second half of 2024.  Real Reasons?  There are commercial reasons, […]

India, US to Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Semiconductors

The United States and India will sign a memorandum of understanding on semiconductors as both countries discuss coordination of investment and continue dialogue around policies to spur private investment, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday. Raimondo, who is on a four-day trip to India, is accompanied by the chief executive officers of 10 […]

Dutch to Restrict Semiconductor Tech Exports to China, Joining US Effort

The Netherlands’ government on Wednesday said it plans new restrictions on exports of semiconductor technology to protect national security, joining the U.S. effort to curb chip exports to China. The announcement marked the first concrete move by the Dutch, who oversee essential chipmaking technology, toward adopting rules urged by Washington to hobble China’s chipmaking industry […]

Rapidus Picks Northern Japan’s Chitose as Semiconductor Plant Location

Japan’s state-backed Rapidus said on Tuesday it would build its semiconductor plant in Chitose, a manufacturing hub on the nation’s northern island of Hokkaido. The factory and a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) plant under construction on the southern island of Kyushu are the key pillars of Japan’s strategy to boost its capability to make […]