- Associated Press - Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Micron Technology Inc. is planning a $200 million expansion at its Boise campus.

The company, which develops computer memory and storage, plans to expand research and development by 30 percent with a major building project. Officials say they hope to add 50,000 square feet.

Officials say construction is expected to begin in October and be completed by 2017.

A Micron spokesman did not say how many jobs the expansion will bring to the area. Currently there are about 6,000 Micron employees in Idaho.

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