The Launch of GlobalFoundries

  • Charles W. Wessner
  • Thomas R. Howell
Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 42)


The construction of the GlobalFoundries wafer fabrication plant in Luther Forest was one of the largest building projects ever undertaken in the United States. The original plans were revised on a number of occasions to expand their scope. Construction was completed on time, notwithstanding numerous challenges, and was characterized by labor peace and the amicable resolution of disputes with local governmental units and residents.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles W. Wessner
    • 1
  • Thomas R. Howell
    • 2
  1. 1.Georgetown UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.Dentons, LLPWashington, DCUSA

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