Plans for Arizona-based semiconductor plant unveiled amidst shortage concerns


In response to increased demand in the semiconductor market, Edwards has invested in a new 200,000-sqaure-foot facility for the efficient and environmentally sustainable production of chips.

News of the site comes at a time of various supply concerns for the industry, following skyrocketing demands and now worries for the stability of rare gases supply as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues.

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To help tackle the above concerns in the semiconductor market, we are now witnessing an uptake in widespread investment in the US’ manufacturing capabilities. Just earlier this year Intel said it will invest more than $20bn in two new chip manufacturing factories in Ohio, US. 

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