Micron Technology, one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, has announced the initiation of construction on a new leading-edge memory manufacturing fab in Boise, Idaho. The new fab will be the first new memory manufacturing fab built in the United States in 20 years.

The new fab will produce DRAM and NAND memory chips, which are used in a wide range of products, including smartphones, computers, and data center servers. Micron expects the new fab to be operational in the second half of the decade.

The investment in the new fab is part of Micron’s plan to increase its production of leading-edge memory chips. The company is also planning to build a new fab in Central New York.

The new fab is expected to create thousands of jobs in Boise and the surrounding area. It is also expected to boost the US economy.

The construction of our new leading-edge memory manufacturing fab in Boise is a significant milestone for Micron and for the US semiconductor industry,” said Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron’s president and CEO. This new fab will enable us to meet the growing demand for memory chips from around the world and to continue to innovate and develop new memory technologies.”

The new fab is a sign of Micron’s commitment to the US semiconductor industry. The company is headquartered in Idaho, and it has been a major player in the US semiconductor industry for decades. Micron’s investment in the new fab is a vote of confidence in the future of the US semiconductor industry, and it is a sign that the company is committed to staying ahead of the curve.

The new fab is also a sign of the growing importance of memory chips in the global economy. Memory chips are essential for everything from smartphones and computers to data centers and artificial intelligence. The demand for memory chips is expected to continue to grow in the coming years, and Micron’s new fab will help to meet that demand.

The construction of Micron’s new fab is a major development for the US semiconductor industry and for the global economy. It is a sign of Micron’s commitment to innovation and to the future of technology.