The Sony Group will cooperate in the construction and operation of the factory on the 28th after TSMC of Taiwan, the world's largest semiconductor contract manufacturing company, announced that it will build a new semiconductor factory in Japan. Was shown.

This was revealed at a press conference held by the Sony Group on the 28th.

Among them, Hiroki Totoki, Vice President and CFO, said that TSMC in Taiwan announced a policy to build a new semiconductor factory in Japan, "It is very important for the Sony Group to procure semiconductors stably. So, it's good for the Japanese industry as a whole. I would like to cooperate with what we can do to start a new factory, "he said, showing his willingness to cooperate in the construction and operation of the factory.



Regarding the investment in the factory, he said, "We are in a position to support the establishment and operation of the factory. We are in the stage of comprehensive consideration and discussion regarding the investment and amount."



According to the people concerned, discussions are underway to build a new factory in a location adjacent to the Sony Group's factory in Kikuyo Town, Kumamoto Prefecture, and the Japanese government will also subsidize a certain amount of funds from the perspective of economic security. It is a policy to do.

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