Intel nearly picked Foxconn site, but chose Ohio instead for massive chip manufacturing complex

Local economic development officials hope strong bid indicates site’s attributes, eventually leads to big win

An early rendering of Intel's planned facility in Ohio. Credit: Intel Corp.

Last updated on January 26th, 2022 at 12:29 pmSemiconductor chip manufacturing giant Intel Corp. announced plans Friday to build a massive chip manufacturing complex in Licking County, Ohio, just east of Columbus. Ohio officials say it’s the largest economic development project in the state’s history. The Santa Clara, California-based company is planning a more than

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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