• TSMC plans to build a chip plant in Japan to meet growing demand

    3 days ago - By Windows Central

    TSMC plans to build a factory in Japan to help meet the growing demand for chips.
    What you need to know
    TSMC announced plans to build a new plant in Japan to produce chips.
    The plant is unlikely to produce chips until 2024.
    Older chipmaking technology will be used to create chips for the automotive industry.
    The company warns that chip supply will be tight throughout 2022.
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co announced plans to build a plant to manufacturer chips in Japan during an earnings call covering Q3 2021. The plant will focus on making chips with older technologies, as opposed to...
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  • TSMC is building a new chip factory in Japan, but warns of ‘tight' supply through 2022

    TSMC is building a new chip factory in Japan, but warns of ‘tight' supply through 2022

    3 days ago - By The Verge

    Photo by Walid Berrazeg/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
    TSMC has announced plans to expand its chipmaking efforts with a new factory in Japan during its Q3 2021 earnings call, marking the latest expansion for what's already the world's largest chipmaker, via Reuters. But the news comes as the company also cautions that supply will be “tight” for chips throughout 2022 as a result on the ongoing shortage.
    The new plant is planned to focus on producing chips with older technologies, instead of the bleeding-edge processors that TSMC is best known for providing to companies like Apple...
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