The semiconductor market is a buzz with activity as high demand—primarily driven by consumer electronics and automotive sectors—and policy, namely the U.S. and the EU Chips Acts, come together to create a favorable environment for billion dollar investments for new semiconductor manufacturing plants.
In the wake of global supply chain bottlenecks, semiconductor manufacturers are accelerating production to meet chip quotas. The US$573 billion semiconductor industry is expected to exceed US$1 trillion by 2030, primarily driven by soaring demand from the consumer electronics and automotive sectors.
Bluefield’s water experts discuss where the investments are happening, globally, and what does it mean for water usage and water sector opportunities.
Reese Tisdale speaks with Bluefield’s Amber Walsh about the policy impacts on water management for semiconductor facilities.
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