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Press Release: 05/14/21

Semiconductor Industry Association and Alliance for Automotive Innovation Convene Joint Industry Workshop on Global Semiconductor Shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 14, 2021 – Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) president and CEO John Bozzella and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) president and CEO John Neuffer released the following joint statement today following a joint industry workshop on the global chip shortage convened by the two associations. Workshop participants included experts and executives […]

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Press Release: 05/12/21

SIA Applauds Committee Approval of Endless Frontier Act

WASHINGTON – May 12, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the Senate Commerce Committee’s approval of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation that seeks to maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership by authorizing more than $100 billion for […]

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Press Release: 04/30/21

Q1 Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 3.6% Over Previous Quarter

Worldwide sales for March increase 17.8% year-to-year, 3.7% month-to-month WASHINGTON—April 30, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $123.1 billion during the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 3.6% over the previous quarter and 17.8% more than the first quarter of 2020. Global sales for the month of March […]

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Press Release: 04/28/21

Following President Biden’s Remarks to Congress, SIA Urges Prompt Action to Enact Bold Investments in Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research

WASHINGTON – April 28, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress. “During tonight’s address to Congress and throughout his first 100 days in office, President Biden has demonstrated a commitment to strengthening America’s […]

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Press Release: 04/26/21

SIA Echoes National Security Leaders’ Call for Federal Investments in Chip Technology

WASHINGTON—April 26, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer in support of a recent letter from top national security leaders to President Biden urging enactment of legislation to strengthen America’s technological edge, including federal investments in domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research called for in the CHIPS for […]

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Press Release: 04/20/21

SIA Applauds Introduction of Endless Frontier Act to Advance U.S. Technology Leadership

WASHINGTON—April 20, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded congressional introduction of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation that seeks to maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership – including in semiconductors – by restructuring the National Science Foundation and authorizing more than $100 billion for science and technology initiatives. The legislation […]

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Press Release: 04/12/21

White House Chip Summit Builds Momentum for Federal Investments in U.S. Chip Manufacturing and Research

WASHINGTON—April 12, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House between Biden Administration officials and leaders from the semiconductor industry and other sectors to discuss the global chip shortage, President Biden’s infrastructure plan, and other issues related to the semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 04/09/21

SIA Welcomes Upcoming White House Chip Summit

WASHINGTON—April 9, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer welcoming the upcoming meeting at the White House between Biden Administration officials and leaders from the semiconductor industry and other sectors to discuss the global chip shortage, President Biden’s infrastructure plan, and other issues related to the […]

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Press Release: 04/05/21

SIA Urges U.S. Government Action to Strengthen America’s Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—April 5, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to President Biden’s executive order on securing America’s critical supply chains. The submission highlights the importance of the global semiconductor supply chain to maintaining a strong semiconductor industry and identifies a range of vulnerabilities in the supply […]

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Press Release: 04/05/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 14.7% Year-to-Year in February

Worldwide sales decrease 1.0% month-to-month WASHINGTON—April 5, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $39.6 billion for the month of February 2021, an increase of 14.7% over the February 2020 total of $34.5 billion, but 1.0% less than the January 2021 total of $40.0 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by […]

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Press Release: 04/01/21

Study Identifies Benefits and Vulnerabilities of Global Semiconductor Supply Chain, Recommends Government Actions to Strengthen It

While geographic specialization has promoted innovation and kept costs low for consumers, it has also created supply chain risks that should be addressed through government incentives to boost domestic chip production, according to Boston Consulting Group/SIA study WASHINGTON—April 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today released a […]

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Press Release: 03/31/21

President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Would Strengthen U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors

WASHINGTON—March 31, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding President Biden’s infrastructure proposal, which would invest in domestic semiconductor manufacturing, research, and workforce development. “The President’s plan would invest ambitiously in U.S. semiconductor workers, manufacturing, and innovation – three cornerstones of America’s strength and its future. […]

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