TSMC to produce 3nanometer chips at its Arizona factory

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  • TSMC is also building a factory in Japan and is in talks with the German government to build another one in that country.Other foundries working on 3-nanometer chips include Samsung Electronics, which started producing 3-nanometer chips in June, ahead of TSMC.
  • Samsung said last year it would invest 171 trillion KRW ($132 billion) in its logic chip and foundry business by 2030, and it is also building a semiconductor plant in Texas.Samsung Electronics starts 3-nanometer chip production ahead of TSMC
  • TSMC founder Morris Chang said today that the semiconductor giant and Apple supplier will build 3-nanometer chips at its factory in Arizona, though final plans are not ready yet.
  • It is targeting volume technology in the second half of this year.The world’s largest foundry, TSMC makes almost half of the world’s most advanced chips.
  • The factory is currently under construction, with plans to begin production in 2024.During a press conference in Taipei, Chang said “three-nanometer, TSMC right now has a plan, but it has not been completely finalized,” Reuters reports.
  • The South Korean tech giant is producing 3-nanometer chips at its Hwaseong and Pyeongtaek semiconductor facilities.
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