TSMC: a second plant in Arizona

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer, is reportedly planning to increase its investment in Arizona by $12 billion in order to produce 3nm semiconductors in addition to the 5nm semiconductors already planned for its plant currently under construction. This was revealed by the American daily The Wall Street Journal. A second […]

US seeks to pressure allies’ chip gear makers to join export control

People attending a meeting of US semiconductor equipment manufacturer representatives with US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said that Dutch company ASML and Japanese chip gear makers such as Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL), Nikon Corp., and Canon Corp. are likely to be required for complying the US export control to ban China’s access to advanced […]