According to industry sources, TSMC plans to invest in another fab in Arizona, with a total investment of about $12 billion.
TSMC plans to announce in the coming months that it will build an advanced semiconductor factory north of Phoenix,next to another chip factory TSMC is just building, the sources said.
In July, TSMC announced the completion of the construction of a 5nm factory in Arizona, USA, with the goal of achieving mass production in 2024. It is worth mentioning that the plant was expected to have a monthly production capacity of 20,000 pieces, but now the supply chain says that capacity will increase by 10% to 22,000 pieces.
The source also revealed that TSMC's new factory will produce 3-nanometer process chips, which are currently the smallest and fastest chips that can be manufactured in the world.