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Press Release: 09/16/20

Study Finds Federal Incentives for Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Would Strengthen America’s Chip Production, Economy, National Security, Supply Chains

Nineteen new chip manufacturing facilities would be built in the U.S. in next 10 years with $50 billion federal investment, according to study by Boston Consulting Group and SIA WASHINGTON—Sept. 16, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today released a study analyzing the impact of proposed federal incentives […]

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Press Release: 09/15/20

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Dr. Su, standout industry leader and technologist, will accept 2020 Robert N. Noyce Award during SIA Leadership Forum and Award Celebration on Nov. 19 WASHINGTON—Sept. 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Dr. Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD and an accomplished leader in advancing semiconductor technology, has been named the 2020 recipient […]

Press Release: 09/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Worldwide sales in July increase 2.1 percent on a month-to-month basis as all major regional markets post sales increases WASHINGTON—Sept. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.2 billion in July 2020, 4.9 percent more than the July 2019 total of $33.5 billion and 2.1 percent greater than the […]

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Press Release: 08/17/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

WASHINGTON—August 17, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the new export control rule changes announced today by the U.S. Commerce Department. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “We are still reviewing the rule, but these broad restrictions on commercial chip […]

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Press Release: 08/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.1 Percent Year-to-Year in June; Q2 Sales Down Slightly Compared to Q1

WASHINGTON—Aug. 3, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.5 billion in June 2020, an increase of 5.1 percent from the June 2019 total of $32.9 billion. Sales in June were 0.3 percent less than the May 2020 total of $34.6 billion. Sales during the second quarter of 2020 […]

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Press Release: 07/21/20

Federal Investments in U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research Gain Steam in Congress

WASHINGTON—July 21, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to congressional action in support of U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research. The House today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that includes an amendment calling for the establishment of a federal grant program to promote semiconductor manufacturing, as well […]

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Press Release: 07/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.8 Percent Year-to-Year in May; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 3.3 Percent in 2020, 6.2 Percent in 2021

Worldwide sales increase 1.5 percent month-to-month in May WASHINGTON—July 3, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.0 billion in May 2020, an increase of 5.8 percent from the May 2019 total of $33.0 billion and 1.5 percent more than the April 2020 total of $34.4 billion. Monthly sales […]

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Press Release: 06/25/20

American Foundries Act Would Provide Needed Investments in U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research

Bipartisan legislation would advance domestic production and research of chips critical to America’s economy and national security WASHINGTON—June 25, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded introduction in the Senate of the American Foundries Act of 2020, legislation that would provide federal investments totaling tens of billions of dollars for semiconductor manufacturing and research to […]

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Press Release: 06/23/20

New Immigration Executive Order Hurts Semiconductor Industry, Overall Tech Sector

WASHINGTON—June 23, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to President Trump’s recent immigration executive order. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “The success of the U.S. semiconductor industry requires both homegrown talent and talent from around the world. This is […]

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Press Release: 06/10/20

CHIPS for America Act Would Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Innovation

New bipartisan legislation, introduced in the Senate by Sens. Cornyn (R-Texas), Warner (D-Va.), Risch (R-Idaho), Sinema (D-Ariz.), and Rubio (R-Fla.) and in the House by Reps. Matsui (D-Calif.) and McCaul (R-Texas), would counter competing nations’ massive government incentives and strengthen U.S. economy, national security WASHINGTON—June 10, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction […]

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Press Release: 06/01/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 1.2 Percent Month-to-Month in April

Sales in April increase 6.1 percent year-to-year; disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic have so far not substantially impacted overall global sales WASHINGTON—June 1, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.4 billion for the month of April 2020, 1.2 percent less than the March 2020 total of $34.9 billion, […]

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Press Release: 05/22/20

SIA Statement on Recent U.S. Government Announcement about New Fab Construction

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the recent government announcement about planned new fab construction in Arizona. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “We need an ambitious, comprehensive U.S. government commitment to invest in America’s chipmakers, as other countries are playing to win and investing with great urgency to increase […]