Semiconductor Construction

Constructing semiconductor facilities involves planning, designing, and building structures for manufacturing semiconductor devices. These facilities, also called fabs (short for fabrication plants), require advanced equipment to meet the stringent requirements of manufacturing processes. It also includes integrating specialized environmental controls, such as temperature and humidity regulation. The passage of the CHIPS and Science Act has shifted the semiconductor industry. It mandates that components be sourced within the United States rather than depending on imports. This article will provide overview of semiconductor facilities construction and the implications of the CHIPS and Science Act. How Semiconductor Facilities Operate Semiconductor facilities operate through intricate processes involving wafer fabrication, device assembly, and testing. In the wafer fabrication stage, the facilities produce silicon [...]