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TSMC subsidiary JASM to double hiring for new chip factories in Japan

Japan Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing (JASM), a subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is set to significantly increase its workforce in spring 2025. The company plans to hire over 600 new employees, more than doubling its intake compared to early 2024. This substantial boost in recruitment is aimed at staffing two new semiconductor factories in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. The first facility is scheduled to commence chip production in 2024, with the second planned to open in 2027.