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Press Release: 11/07/19

ON Semiconductor CEO Keith Jackson Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Qorvo CEO Robert Bruggeworth elected SIA Vice Chair WASHINGTON—Nov. 7, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors today elected Keith Jackson, President, CEO, and Director of ON Semiconductor, as its 2020 Chair and Robert Bruggeworth, President, CEO, and Director of Qorvo, as its 2020 Vice Chair. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, […]

Press Release: 11/05/19

Professors from MIT, UCLA to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 5, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2019 University Research Awards: Dr. Jesús del Alamo, Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Jason Cong, Distinguished Chancellor’s Professor at the Computer […]

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Press Release: 11/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 3.4 Percent Month-to-Month in September

Q3 sales are 8.2 percent higher than Q2 but 14.6 percent less than Q3 of 2018 WASHINGTON—Nov. 1, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $106.7 billion during the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 8.2 percent over the previous quarter and 14.6 percent less than the third […]

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Press Release: 10/11/19

SIA Statement on ‘Phase One’ U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON—Oct. 11, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade agreement announced today. “The ‘phase one’ agreement announced today is welcome news for the semiconductor industry, and we look forward to seeing […]

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Press Release: 09/30/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Down 15.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

Year-to-year sales decrease across all major regional markets, but month-to-month sales increase globally for second consecutive month WASHINGTON—Sept. 30, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.2 billion in August 2019, a decrease of 15.9 percent from the August 2018 total of $40.7 billion but 2.5 percent more than the […]

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Press Release: 09/10/19

Erik Pederson Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Government Affairs Director

Pederson to work with Congress, Administration to advance industry’s policy priorities WASHINGTON—Sept. 10, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Erik Pederson has joined the association as government affairs director. In this role, Pederson will work with Congress, the White House, and federal agencies to advance the semiconductor industry’s policy priorities, particularly those related to […]

Press Release: 09/03/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 15.5 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Global sales increase slightly on a month-to-month basis, but all regional markets down compared to last year WASHINGTON—Sept 3, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $33.4 billion in July 2019, 1.7 percent more than the June 2019 total of $32.8 billion, but 15.5 percent less than the July 2018 […]

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Press Release: 08/19/19

SIA Statement Following Commerce’s Announcement to Extend the Temporary General License

WASHINGTON—August 19, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA President & CEO John Neuffer following the Department of Commerce announcement adding Huawei affiliates to the entities list and providing an extension of the Temporary General License until November 2019. “While we […]

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Press Release: 08/05/19

Mid-Year Global Semiconductor Sales Down 14.5 Compared to 2018

Year-to-year sales down across all regions; 2019 Q2 sales up slightly compared to Q1   WASHINGTON—Aug. 5, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $98.2 billion during the second quarter of 2019, a small increase of 0.3 percent over the previous quarter, but 16.8 percent less than the second quarter […]

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Press Release: 07/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 14.6 Percent Year-to-Year in May

All regional markets down compared to last year, but global sales increase slightly on a month-to-month basis   WASHINGTON—July 1, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $33.1 billion in May 2019, a decrease of 14.6 percent from the May 2018 total of $38.7 billion and 1.9 percent more than […]

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Press Release: 06/29/19

SIA Statement Following Trump-Xi Meeting in Osaka

WASHINGTON—June 29, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi in Osaka, Japan. “The progress made today by President Trump and President Xi in Osaka is good news […]

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Press Release: 06/28/19

Robert H. Dennard, DRAM Inventor and Scaling Pioneer, to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Dennard, an IBM Fellow Emeritus, will accept 2019 Robert N. Noyce Award at SIA Award Dinner on Nov. 7 WASHINGTON—June 28, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Dr. Robert H. Dennard, pioneer of transformational breakthroughs in semiconductor technology and IBM Fellow Emeritus, has been named the 2019 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert […]