CenterState CEO Comments on Micron’s Historic Announcement

Posted on October 4, 2022

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Read CenterState CEO President Robert Simpson's message to members and stakeholders regarding Micron Technology’s historic investment in and selection of Central New York for its mega-fab facility, which will bring leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing to the region and state, and fuel U.S. technology and manufacturing leadership.

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CenterState CEO Interviews, Statements and Coverage:

New York State Governor's Office:

Hochul, Schumer, McMahon Announce: Micron is Coming to Onondaga County!

Micron in CNY: ‘When we work together, we win’ (Guest Opinion by Robert M. Simpson)

Welcome, Micron. CNY was the right choice for computer chip plant (Editorial Board Opinion)

The vision: Micron housing boom would spread far beyond Clay, including lots of urban apartments

Micron’s jobs: Tech giant would need engineers -- and an army of HVAC, assembly and machine workers

NewsChannel 9:

Interview: Rob Simpson on Micron WSYR

Filling jobs for Micron: Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh discusses the task with NewsChannel 9

Newsmakers: CenterState CEO's Rob Simpson

CNY Central:

President, local lawmakers react to Micron choosing Central New York for plant

CNY leaders feel optimistic about future of Micron investment during Presidential visit

The Central New York Business Journal:

Regional reaction to Micron Technology’s decision to build chip plant in suburban Syracuse

Oswego County Business:

Micron Technology is coming to Central New York


Race is on to increase housing for Micron workers expected in CNY

What's next for the Syracuse development agency that helped convince Micron to come?


CNY workforce needs a boost before Micron opportunities can be accessible to all

Micron dedicates $250 million to community development through unique fund


'It's everything.' Local, state officials react to Micron's $100B investment in CNY

After Micron announces the ‘investment of the century’ in central New York, what happens next?

NewsRadio 570 WSYR:

CenterState Corporation For Economic Opportunity President/CEO Celebrating

Urban CNY:

Hochul, Schumer, McMahon Announce: Micron Is Coming to Onondaga County!

Micron’s Coming to Central New York What’s the impact Short and Long-Term? Interviews CenterState CEO’s Rob Simpson

Micron Is coming to New York: An Introduction Interview with CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson

Micron Is coming to New York Part 2: How do we get there from here? An Interview with Rob Simpson 

Micron's Commitment to Underserved Communities Pt 3 Interview with CenterState CEO's Rob Simpson

Central Current:

Why Micron chose Central New York for $100B investment, explained

President Joe Biden returns to Syracuse to tout ‘transformational’ Micron investment

Micron investment to spark chip ecosystem in New York

Additional Media Coverage:

Micron picks Syracuse suburb for huge computer chip plant that would bring up to 9,000 jobs

Watch Micron CEO announce plans to build $100B chip complex near Syracuse

Micron coming to Central New York: ‘Make no mistake. This is the future’

Biden: Micron’s computer chip deal in Syracuse area ‘another win for America’

Who is Micron?

The decades-long chase to land a semiconductor giant near Syracuse (timeline)

Luring Micron to Syracuse: Dinner in Armory Square, runs along the creek, lots of land and money

Why Micron picked CNY: Good schools, a diverse workforce and, yes, incentives

Biden to speak at OCC this week to tout $100 billion Micron plant

Syracuse mayor says city played vital role in Micron decision to come to Central NY

Micron would change Syracuse area for decades to come. Are we up to the challenge?

Start building homes now to handle Micron’s coming population surge, Ryan McMahon says

CNY can grow without destroying rural, natural places (Guest Opinion by Baxter Hankin)

McMahon to business crowd: ‘Get rid of old chip,’ get ready for Micron

Land prices in Clay heat up, fueled by ‘Micron fever.’ Asking $7 million for a farm

Biden in Syracuse: Watch the president’s speech

Syracuse area poised to ‘lead the world’ in advanced manufacturing, Biden says in OCC speech

How Shawni Davis, a college dropout from the projects, became the example she needed as a kid

Biden in Syracuse: Shawni Davis, Henninger graduate, electrician, introduces the president

Did Biden and CHIPS just put OCC on the map? To some students, it sure felt like it

Hochul reveals new details about where, how much Micron plans to invest in Syracuse

NewsChannel 9:

Leaders promise 45,000 jobs from Micron’s $100B computer chip campus in Clay

What’s going inside Micron’s mega computer chip fab in the Town of Clay?

Interview: Micron CEO on computer chip “megafab” coming to Clay

Neighboring universities ready to supply Micron’s workforce

Micron affecting the local community

CNY Central:

Micron chooses CNY town for new semiconductor plant, plans to invest $100 billion

Financial analyst believes Micron will deliver on $100 billion promise to Central New York

Great Northern Mall owner looks forward to new microchip facility

New microchip facility in Onondaga County to use 20 million gallons of water per day

Micron opens doors for more opportunities for local colleges

Micron executives give sneak peak into what CNY can expect to see inside the facility

The Central New York Business Journal:

Micron Technology picks Clay commerce park for semiconductor-manufacturing campus

Micron Technology CEO says the Clay semiconductor plant will help grow U.S. memory production

Biden visits OCC, calls Micron’s investment “one of the most significant” in American history


How Micron Technology opportunities could extend east to Utica and Albany

Where Micron would find 20 million gallons of water per day

Micron community fund worth $500M to spearhead workforce and education projects


It's official: Micron chip maker is moving in to the Town of Clay

Daily Orange:

Micron announces $100 billion investment on building facility in central New York

Central Current:

Micron to build chip plant in Onondaga County, invest $100 billion over 20 years

Clean room, Chip Camp, museum exhibit: A look at what’s in Micron’s $500M community benefits for Syracuse

Eagle News Online:

Local leaders react to Micron coming to Clay

State and National Coverage:

The White House

The New York Times

New York Daily News

The Wall Street Journal

Albany Times Union

The Washington Post



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