Thursday, December 20, 2018

TSMC’s USD19 billion 3 nm Fab will start production in 2020

TSMC's 3 nm wafer fab: In August, TSMC announced investment of $19 billion to build a 3 nm wafer fab. Today, according to the Taiwanese ‘Economic Daily’ report, TSMC’s 3-nanometer factory passed the environmental assessment. According to the original scheduling, the world’s first 3-nanometer plant is expected to start construction in 2020 and complete equipment installation in 2021. Moreover, it’s expected to be put into operation as early as the end of 2022 and early 2023. At present, the 3nm wafer factory in Tainan Park is estimated to cover an area of 28 hectares. It is located close to TSMC’s 5nm factory.

Source: TSMC’s 3nm Plant Will Start Production in 2020 LINK


Written by Abhishekkumar Thakur and Jonas Sundqvist

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