Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Sony and TSMC to Build 20nm Joint Fab in Japan

Reuters reports that Japan's government is in talks with TSMC and Sony to build the country's first 20nm fab in Japan. The two companies are expected to invest 1 trillion yen ($9.2 billion) into this project. The potential factory would be built close to Sony's image sensor fab in southwest Japan, according to a proposal floated by Japan's trade and industry ministry.

Sony has held a Corporate Strategy Meeting today. The company presents its ambitious investment plans, albeit in a general form without explicitly mentioning TSMC and 20nm:

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