WHERE THE WORLD TURNS FOR WHAT’S NEXT
As one of the youngest and fastest-growing states in the nation, Arizona’s pioneering spirit encourages its reputation as a hub for tech-enabled transformations. The state’s innovation ecosystem creates many opportunities for semiconductor applications. Arizona is home to the world’s leading semiconductor companies. With a specialized, high tech supply chain, semiconductor companies in the state are equipped with innovative ideas from top to bottom.
semiconductor and other electronic components manufacturing employment
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investment in Arizona’s economy since 1996
For over 40 years, Intel has introduced some of the most advanced, cutting-edge technologies in Arizona, well before they are released to the rest of the world. In fact, Arizona is home to Intel’s largest manufacturing site. In March 2021, the company announced it would invest an additional $20 billion into the state with two new semiconductor fabs.
“TSMC could have picked any place in the world to build this advanced manufacturing factory. They chose Arizona for our unbeatable business climate, already thriving tech sector and ready access to an international supply chain.”
-- Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
In May 2020, the world’s largest chip manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC), announced its selection of Arizona for a $12 billion advanced manufacturing facility. The site will utilize TSMC’s 5-nanometer technology for semiconductor wafer
fabrication and have the capacity to produce 20,000 wafers per month.
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Fueling the Future
Arizona is a thriving state for semiconductors. Global tech giants in the state are advancing high-tech devices, cloud computing and IoT. Joining the Arizona semiconductor ecosystem means fueling the future with innovation and technology.