President Obama took his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour” to Texas today and toured NAM member Applied Materials in Austin to see one of its semiconductor manufacturing lines and deliver remarks on making America a magnet for new jobs and manufacturing. Applied Materials is the world’s largest maker of chip manufacturing equipment — building the advanced machines that create computer chips for the products that power our lives.
Applied Materials has some of the most cutting edge, high tech facilities in the world – a perfect location for the President to talk about making the United States the best place in the world for advanced manufacturing. perform the precise steps that turn silicon wafers into advanced integrated circuits.
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