Jan. 20, 2023 /SemiMedia/ -- According to Business Korea, Samsung recently said that the construction of Samsung Electronics' second U.S. foundry in Tyler, Texas is progressing smoothly and will be completed this year.

Samsung Electronics is preparing to build a full-fledged clean room at the Taylor factory before introducing semiconductor manufacturing facilities.

With the new fab due to be completed within 2023, the company is expected to move ahead with its plans to produce state-of-the-art system semiconductors in the United States.

The report pointed out that Samsung will produce high-tech products smaller than 5 nanometers at the Taylor foundry. It plans to produce state-of-the-art system semiconductors for 5G, high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence on the new line. The Taylor factory will be the first overseas foundry to use the company's ultramicro manufacturing process.

The report also pointed out that after the completion of the first line of the Taylor fab this year, Samsung Electronics will soon start the construction of the second line.