Construction on the addition just started at the factory in Bloomington, a few blocks from the Mall of America. “It’s exciting to be putting shovels in the ground,” Tom Sonderman, SkyWater’s chief executive, said Monday. Read the article in the Star Tribune: >http://www.startribune.com/skywater-minnesota-s-biggest-chip-plant-is-getting-even-bigger-with-a-third-clean-room/563565242/
$170M Defense Department grant will help Bloomington chipmaker pay for expansion.
SkyWater Technology Inc., the biggest maker of semiconductors in Minnesota, is adding a third clean room that will allow it to build smaller chips and ones designed for outer space.