A visitor enters the headquarters of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. Photo: Bloomberg
A visitor enters the headquarters of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. Photo: Bloomberg

TSMC’s Japan fab to begin construction in 2022, as firm says overall chip capacity could remain tight for rest of year

  • TSMC’s new specialty technology fab in Japan is being widely watched as it comes at a time when the global semiconductor industry is realigning
  • Amid a supply crunch in the global chip industry, CEO says TSMC – as a whole – will remain subject to tight capacity

A visitor enters the headquarters of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. Photo: Bloomberg
A visitor enters the headquarters of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. Photo: Bloomberg
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