As US moves to regain microchip leadership, some say it never left

Over the past two years, microchip shortages highlighted America’s reliance on foreign suppliers, and spurred passage of the CHIPS Act, which earmarks tens of billions of dollars as incentives for chipmakers to build new fabrication plants in the US.

But remaking well-established manufacturing supply chains — notably in Asia — is a Herculean task, and “companies are loathe to do it,” according to Yossi Sheffi, an MIT professor of engineering and director of the school’s center for transportation and logistics.

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Source:: Computerworld