How a little Texas town snagged a US$17 billion Samsung chip factory deal

Nov 25, 2021 8:48 am

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell is the first to admit few people had heard of his small town of Taylor in Central Texas before South Korean conglomerate Samsung announced it was building its new US$17 billion chip factory there.

The wafer fabrication plant, which is expected to produce advanced high-performance chips, is hailed by local, state and US officials as an important step in shoring up domestic chip supply and reducing dependence on Chinese production.


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