North Carolina a ‘favored player' in race for chip firms, site selection expert says
Editor's Note: John Boyd, Jr. is the principal of The Boyd Co., and a site selection expert, writing today about the semiconductor industry and why North Carolina is well-poised to recruit, potentially, billions of dollars of investment. Boyd's posts appear regularly on WRAL TechWire.
RALEIGH – The CHIPS Act is exactly the kind of federal legislation that is in North Carolina's economic development wheelhouse. By the federal government putting the U.S. back in the global game when it comes to semiconductor manufacturing, North Carolina also becomes a favored player for this high-paying, high tech industry.