TSMC's Germany Chip Plant Talks Hone in on Govt Subsidies - Sources

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC’s talks with the German state of Saxony about building a new factory are at an advanced stage and are now focused on government subsidies to support the investment, two people familiar with the matter said. TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and Asia’s most valuable listed company, flagged in 2021 that it […]

Rapidus Picks Northern Japan’s Chitose as Semiconductor Plant Location

Japan’s state-backed Rapidus said on Tuesday it would build its semiconductor plant in Chitose, a manufacturing hub on the nation’s northern island of Hokkaido. The factory and a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) plant under construction on the southern island of Kyushu are the key pillars of Japan’s strategy to boost its capability to make […]

TSMC Plans Second Japan Factory to Make Higher-end Chips - Media

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co plans to construct a second chip plant in Japan to manufacture higher-end chips, 5 and 10 nanometre chips, from the second half of the decade, the Nikkan Kogyo newspaper reported on Friday. That decision could help Japan revive advanced semiconductor manufacturing, which it sees as key requirement for future economic growth […]

Factbox - Chipmakers' Plans for Factories in Europe

The European Union is seeking to bolster semiconductor production after a global shortage over the past two years. Under the European Chips Act, the European Commission earmarked early last year a total of 15 billion euros ($16 billion) for public and private semiconductor projects by 2030. Below are some of the chipmakers’ plans for factories […]

TSMC Approves Capital Injection of $3.5 Billion for Arizona Factory

Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC said on Tuesday its board had approved a plan of capital injection of up to $3.5 billion to TSMC Arizona. TSMC in December tripled its planned investment at the Arizona chip plant, which began construction late last year, to $40 billion. The company said the capital injection is part of the planned […]

TSMC Plans to Make More Advanced Chips in U.S. on Apple’s Push - Bloomberg News

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co will offer advanced 4-nanometer chips when its new $12-billion plant in Arizona opens in 2024, spurred by U.S. customers including Apple Inc to do so, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. TSMC is expected to announce the new plan when U.S. President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visit Phoenix for […]

Tsmc Planning Advanced Chip Production in Arizona, Says Company’s Founder

Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC is planning to produce chips with advanced 3-nanometre technology at its new factory in the U.S. state of Arizona but the plans are not completely finalised yet, the company’s founder Morris Chang said on Monday. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), a major Apple Inc supplier and the world’s largest contract chipmaker, […]

Chip Giant Taiwan Eyes Bigger Tax Breaks for Tech R&D to Retain Competitive Edge

Taiwan on Thursday proposed larger tax breaks for technology companies’ research and development (R&D), seeking to retain its leading position in semiconductor manufacturing as other countries offer billions to bolster their chip industries. The economy ministry said it is imperative for Taiwan to remain competitive as countries including the United States, Japan and South Korea […]