Governor Gianforte Promotes Montana’s Semiconductor Industry on Trade Mission

Governor's Office
  • November 02 2023

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Continuing his trade mission in Taiwan, Governor Greg Gianforte today toured Minghsin University of Science and Technology (MUST) and participated in a roundtable discussion to promote Montana’s semiconductor industry.

“Semiconductor machinery is our second largest export to Taiwan, totaling $30 million in sales last year,” Gov. Gianforte said. “Through Montana Tech’s strategic partnership with Minghsin University of Science and Technology, we’ll build a stronger Montana workforce, boost our semiconductor industry, and further strengthen our ties with Taiwan.”

Minghsin University of Science and Technology

Gov. Gianforte touring Minghsin University of Science and Technology

Earlier today, the governor highlighted a partnership between the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Taiwan Ministry of Education to facilitate short-term exchanges between Montana Technological University and MUST.

Through the exchange, students at Montana Tech will learn about semiconductor manufacturing and Taiwanese culture.

MUST is Taiwan’s premier school focused on meeting the talent demand of the semiconductor industry in Taiwan.