back to article GlobalFoundries to build second chip fab next to NY HQ

GlobalFoundries will build a second chip fabrication plant by its Fab 8 facility in Malta, New York, where it is now headquartered, and pledged to invest $1bn to increase that latter factory's output. CEO Tom Caulfield announced the construction plan with Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo …

  1. EricB123 Bronze badge

    But They Belong in the Desert

    Why would anyone put a semi plant where water is readily available? Everyone knows they belong in water starved Arizona.

    1. Snake Silver badge

      Re: But They Belong in the Desert

      I was more wondering why anyone would put a fab plant in an area that gets buried in deep snow and harsh winters for 5+ months out of the year. But companies expect their workers to get to the job site no matter what, and yes people there have become accustomed to it but one must wonder if that was the ideal location.

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