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TSMC confirms plans for chip factory in Japan

Friday 15 October 2021 | 10:04 CET | News
Chip company TSMC will start building its new semiconductor fab in Japan next year and begin mass producing in 2024, CEO CC Wei confirmed, the South China Morning Post reported. The CEO said the fab will use mature 22-nanometre and 28-nanometre technologies and that the company has strong commitments from both customers and the Japanese government. The planned factory, which will mainly target the automotive sector for its chips, is still awaiting TSMC board approval. Wei did not mention any possible partners in the venture.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Intel / Samsung / TSMC
Countries: Japan / World
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