Micron to build massive Syracuse, N.Y. factory; Schumer hails ‘Erie Canal moment'

The Micron computer chip company plans to build a sprawling factory near Syracuse that would cost up to $100 billion over two decades, create almos...

October 4, 2022
8:40 PM

The Micron computer chip company plans to build a sprawling factory near Syracuse that would cost up to $100 billion over two decades, create almost 50,000 jobs and amount to the largest private investment in the history of New York, officials said Tuesday. Detailing the project in a triumphant news conference at Syracuse University, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Boise-based tech giant is 'walking in from the cornfields' for a project that represents a 21st century 'Eerie Canal moment.

Tim Balk