From the Chatham News + Record, by Jordan Golson

Wolfspeed celebrated a significant construction milestone at its new multi-billion dollar John Palmour Manufacturing Center for Silicon Carbide in Siler City.

The topping out ceremony, held on March 26, marked the completion of the facility’s structural framework and was attended by Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), local officials, community partners and Wolfspeed employees.

The 445-acre facility, named after the company’s co-founder, is expected to be operational by the end of 2024. Funding for the facility was supported by the CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law in August 2022, that provides significant support for domestic semiconductor manufacturing, research and development.

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