Arizona: Governor Hobbs Discusses Jobs, Sustainable Economic Growth, and Partnership with TSMC During Taiwan Visit

Taipei, Taiwan ~ Today, Governor Katie Hobbs of Arizona visited Taiwan to meet with TSMC suppliers and executives to discuss the state's leadership in advanced manufacturing and encourage further investments. During her visit, Governor Hobbs toured the TSMC Fab manufacturing plant and water treatment facilities, where TSMC has achieved a water recycling rate of over 85 percent.

Governor Hobbs expressed her commitment to fostering the partnership between Arizona and TSMC, which is critical for creating good-paying jobs and building businesses in the state. She also expressed confidence that Arizona will remain a leader in semiconductor manufacturing for decades to come, creating thousands of jobs and bringing billions of dollars in investments.

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The Governor also toured the Hsinchu Science Park, which is home to over 400 companies in the semiconductor sector as well as other high tech industries. The science park works with companies and academia to advance technological progress and innovation.

Taiwan-based companies have made major investments in Arizona due to its high-skilled workforce and dynamic economy. TSMC alone will invest over $40 billion in Arizona, with over 12,000 jobs already created to build the new advanced semiconductor fab and 4,500 direct employees once fully operational.

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