Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs Joins President Biden to Tout Arizona’s Leadership in Semiconductor Manufacturing in Phoenix

Event at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company spotlights Arizona’s leadership in boosting the economy and bringing jobs back to the U.S. 

PHOENIX – Yesterday, Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs joined President Joe Biden for his visit to a new Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. facility in North Phoenix. Governor Doug Ducey, Senator Mark Kelly, and several Arizona federal and state officials also attended to highlight Arizona’s leadership in manufacturing jobs.

“President Biden couldn’t have said it better: Arizona is at the forefront of innovations in research and technology. Today’s visit proves that our state’s exceptional talent pool and business environment make us a leader in bringing semiconductor manufacturing back to America,” said Governor-Elect Hobbs. “I look forward to working with the President throughout my administration to continue bringing good-paying jobs to Arizona, combating inflation, and securing our border to protect our families.”

President Joe Biden and Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs

On Monday, Governor-Elect Hobbs also toured ASM’s facility in Phoenix. ASM is a leading global supplier of semiconductor equipment founded in the Netherlands and is a direct supplier of TSMC. With hubs in 14 countries, ASM employs more than 4,000 people globally. Phoenix represents ASM’s largest operation worldwide, employing nearly 700 colleagues.

Governor-Elect Hobbs tours ASM facility