To meet the recent rise in demand in the semiconductor market, Tokyo Electron announced today that it will construct a new development building at the Koshi Office (Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan) of Tokyo Electron in Kyushu, a manufacturing subsidiary.

As the shift toward a digital society gains momentum, TEL expects the semiconductor market to grow further.

Progress in patterning technology has been driving innovations, fueling the prospect of growth for products developed and manufactured by TEL in Kyushu.

TEL said in the announcement that construction of the new building will enable TEL to handle many technology development projects in response to the expansion of the market and the diversification of technological needs, facilitating timely delivery of products and contributing to the company’s sustainable medium- to long-term growth as well as to the advancement of society.

Construction of the new building is scheduled to start in spring 2023 for completion in fall 2024.