Reports that Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group was changing its plans for its 22-million-square-foot, $10 billion manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant shook the state’s business community in January.
After days of speculation, however, Foxconn Technology Group said it will still build a generation-six, liquid crystal display screen fabrication facility in Mount Pleasant. That southeast Wisconsin plant, which could break ground over the next 18 months, will fabricate smaller, high-resolution LCD screens than the company originally planned to make.
Six components to the Mount Pleasant project in upcoming years include building a liquid crystal module packaging plant; a high-precision molding factory; a system integration assembly facility; a rapid prototyping center; a research and development center; a data center and a town center to support employees. Read the full story here.