Yesterday TSMC announced that it has increased its investment in a new plant in Phoenix, the United States. The plant plans to expand from the original $12 billion investment in the first phase of the project to a total investment of $40 billion in the two phases. The investment amount has tripled to serve customer needs According to documents provided by TSMC to the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is mentioned that the semiconductor park covers an area of thousands of acres (equivalent to approximately 404 hectares or 1.224 million pings), and has already started cooperation and business with 40 nearby suppliers. Below is a video showing the progress of the first phase of TSMC's processor plant.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook was one of the guest speakers at yesterday's TSMC event.
Apple silicon unlocks a new level of performance for our users. And soon, many of these chips can be stamped “Made in America.” The opening of TSMC's plant in Arizona marks a new era of advanced manufacturing in the U.S. — and we are proud to become the site’s largest customer. pic.twitter.com/rBoiEUwZaX— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) December 6, 2022
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