White House officials are said to be in talks with Intel and TSMC to build semiconductor facilities in the United States.
US tech companies and government have been trying to reduce the country’s dependence on chip factories in Asia for years, as national security concerns point out […]
In a letter from April 28 obtained by the WSJ, Intel CEO Bob Swan told the Department of Defense that the company was willing to build a commercial smelter in partnership with the Pentagon “given the uncertainty created by the current geopolitical situation “.
The newspaper reports that TSMC has been in talks with trade and defense officials and Apple, one of the biggest customers, over the construction of a semiconductor plant in the United States.
Companies have spent the past 30 years relocating manufacturing to China in search of cheap labor. Didn’t they expect China to start competing with them?
Tags: China, manufacturing, White House