Chip makers can incur political costs without profit

Everything has its price. For the US semiconductor industry, there may be some costs to pay before it is able to capitalize on its growing political visibility.

chip maker growing ants waiting to pass Will provide about $52 billion in funding for the US-based semiconductor-manufacturing operations. scale was conceived after the shock chip-production crunch, which began to shake industries around the world in late 2020, and which proved especially painful for groups like auto manufacturers, The inability to ship the $40,000 vehicle in the absence of a $1 microcontroller chip created a powerful sense of urgency for lawmakers, who were focused at the time on dealing with the after-effects of the pandemic.