Taiwan's TSMC has transformed the semiconductor industry since it was founded in 1987. Today, the company manufactures 90% of the world's semiconductors. In 2022, TSMC served 532 customers and manufactured 12,698 products -- and now the company is expanding into the United States. TSMC is building a plant in Arizona. Here's everything you need to know.
TSMC might be looking at building vertically-integrated chip production chain in the U.S.
TSMC's Arizona fab will start small-volume production of 4,000 – 5,000 wafer starts per month in Q1 2024.
Arizonian labor union and PAC initiates campaign against bringing temporary TSMC workers to Arizona.
Arizona union accuses TSMC of using fab equipment installation delays to bring in lower-paid foreign workers.
TSMC to dispatch more than 500 workers from Taiwan to install wafer fab tools at its fab in Arizona.
TSMC exec responds to disgruntled U.S. employees by suggesting those who aren't ready to work long hours should try a different industry.
Reports of crime and poor security at these residential communities won’t be good for TSMC, which has reportedly had difficulty hiring engineers in Arizona.
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