US foundry SkyWater accelerates domestic chip manufacturing
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic caused the U.S. to take a hard look at its current capabilities for semiconductor manufacturing.
Not only did the pandemic cause supply shortages and issues with getting products to vendors, it revealed that having the majority of manufacturing overseas could lead to potentially larger problems in the future.
SkyWater Technology, a U.S.-owned and operated pure play foundry, is looking to piggyback on recently passed legislation — namely the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) — to expand its domestic foundry in Florida’s Osceola County to advanced packaging capabilities for microelectronics manufacturing.
Read the article on IEEE Electronics360: https://electronics360.globalspec.com/article/16264/us-foundry-skywater-accelerates-domestic-chip-manufacturing.