Samsung has chosen a site close to the city of Taylor in Texas for its new $17bn (£12.7bn) computer chip plant, amid a global shortage of semiconductors.
It is the South Korean electronics giant's biggest-ever US investment, BBC reported.
Samsung, like several of its rivals, is racing to expand chip making in the US to tackle supply chain issues.
The plant is expected to be operational by the second half of 2024.
It comes as US President Joe Biden has been pushing chip giants to increase their production in the US.