Giant fab rides emerging NY tech corridor
Jessica Lipsky, EETimes
8/18/2015 07:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK – GlobalFoundries' Fab 8, one of the largest semiconductor fabs in the United States, sits on 233 acres deposited long ago by a glacier now part of the Luther Forest tech campus in Malta, N.Y. A tour of the plant and an affiliated research center in nearby Albany provided a look inside an operation that now carries the DNA of chip giants such as AMD, IBM and Samsung.
The Malta facility stands at the bleeding edge of the company's nine fabs worldwide. It now produces 14nm chips while working on 10nm processes and beyond and leads the company’s manufacturing initiatives.
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