GlobalFoundries-STMicro Discuss Partnering For Chip Plant In France

  • GlobalFoundries Inc GFS and STMicroelectronics N.V. STM are amid discussions to build a semiconductor factory in France with the help of government funds, Bloomberg reports.
  • The European Commission looks to produce 20% of the world’s chips by 2030. 
  • The European Union executive arm proposed the 43 billion euro ($45.3 billion) Chips Act earlier to allow governments to subsidize the production of chips. 
  • STMicroelectronics aspired to contribute to the increase of the European semiconductor volume production and the supply chain independence across European industries.
  • In April, GlobalFoundries and STMicroelectronics, with Soitec and the CEA research hub, collaborated to develop the next generation of FD-SOI technology.
  • Franco-Italian STMicroelectronics originated in Grenoble’s CEA-Leti, a region with its French plants.
  • Abu Dhabi-owned GlobalFoundries has a large manufacturing site in Dresden, Germany. 
  • Intel Corp INTC and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd TSM have shared their ambitious chip endeavors for Europe.
  • Countries have resorted to aggressive steps to reduce chip production dependence, especially following the severe chip crisis fueled by the pandemic.
  • Price Action: GFS shares traded lower by 3% at $50.20 in the premarket on the last check Monday. STM shares traded lower by 4.57% at $34.65.
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