Micron to invest $15 billion on memory chip plant in Boise

In its hometown, Micron plans to invest $15 billion until the end of the decade in a new semiconductor facility that it claims would generate 17,000 American jobs.

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Sanjay Mehrotra, president and chief executive of Micron, based in Boise, Idaho, claimed that the $280 billion CHIPS and Science ACT of 2022

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which was passed last month and is intended to increase American competitiveness against China and prevent another chip shortage like

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the one that crippled the auto and tech sectors during the pandemic, was responsible for making his company's investment possible.

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According to Mehrotra, "Our new state-of-the-art memory manufacturing facility 

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will drive U.S. technology leadership, maintaining a trustworthy domestic supply of semiconductors that is important to economic and national security."

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