back to article Foxconn forms JV to build chip fab in Malaysia

Taiwanese contract manufacturer to the stars Foxconn is to build a chip fabrication plant in Malaysia. The planned factory will emit 12-inch wafers, with process nodes ranging from 28 to 40nm, and will have a capacity of 40,000 wafers a month. By way of comparison, semiconductor-centric analyst house IC Insights rates global …

  1. RAMChYLD
    Black Helicopters

    Incompetence

    Watch how the freaking JV will barely turn a profit, while lining the pockets of the corrupt politicians involved in this.

    As for where: I'm guessing it's Malaysia's Silicon Valley. No, not Cyberjaya, but Penang Island, where all the other hard hitters (Intel, AMD, NXP) currently are.

    1. bombastic bob Silver badge
      Stop

      Re: Incompetence

      I was hoping it would be an indicator of a new trend, "not made in China" by a Taiwanese company

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