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Press Release: 06/02/15

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase in April; Steady Growth Projected for Next Three Years

INDUSTRY FORECAST PROJECTS GROWTH OF 3.4 PERCENT IN 2015, 3.4 PERCENT IN 2016, AND 3.0 PERCENT IN 2017 WASHINGTON—June 2, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.6 billion for the month of April 2015, 4.8 percent higher than the April 2014 […]

Press Release: 05/27/15

Semiconductor Leaders Convene to Strengthen Industry through Int’l Collaboration

WORLD SEMICONDUCTOR COUNCIL SET TO PRESENT ACTION ITEMS TO GOVERNMENTS WASHINGTON—May 27, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today commented on an agreement reached among global semiconductor industry leaders at the 19th annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) in Hangzhou, China last week on a series of policy proposals to strengthen the industry through […]

Press Release: 05/04/15

First Quarter Semiconductor Sales Up 6 Percent Compared to Last Year

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS 23RD CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF YEAR-TO-YEAR SALES INCREASES; MARCH SALES IN AMERICAS INCREASE 14.2 PERCENT YEAR-TO-YEAR TO LEAD ALL REGIONS WASHINGTON—May 4, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $83.1 billion during the first quarter of 2015, an increase of […]

Press Release: 04/16/15

Semiconductor CEOs Urge Congress to Enact Trade Promotion Authority to Spur Growth, Innovation

WASHINGTON—April 16, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today applauded bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.). The SIA board of directors, led by Intel […]

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Press Release: 04/08/15

Jimmy Goodrich Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Vice President, Global Policy

WASHINGTON—April 8, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that Jimmy Goodrich has joined the association as Vice President, Global Policy. Goodrich will oversee SIA’s international policy initiatives, promoting the U.S. semiconductor industry’s interests globally and working closely with SIA member companies, the Administration, Congress, domestic and […]

Press Release: 04/06/15

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase in February Compared to Last Year

FEBRUARY MARKS GLOBAL MARKET’S 22ND STRAIGHT MONTH OF YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH; AMERICAS POST STRONGEST GROWTH AMONG REGIONAL MARKETS WASHINGTON—April 6, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.8 billion for the month of February 2015, an increase of 6.7 percent from February 2014 […]

Press Release: 03/02/15

Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Highest-Ever January Sales

WORLDWIDE SALES INCREASE 8.7 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST JANUARY; AMERICAS POST STRONGEST GROWTH AMONG REGIONAL MARKETS WASHINGTON—March 2, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.5 billion for the month of January 2015, the industry’s highest-ever January total and an increase […]

Press Release: 02/02/15

Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Record Sales in 2014

WORLDWIDE SALES INCREASE 9.9 PERCENT IN 2014, REACHING RECORD TOTAL OF $335.8 BILLION AND OUTPERFORMING INDUSTRY FORECAST; SALES IN AMERICAS INCREASE 12.7 PERCENT WASHINGTON—Feb. 2, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that the global semiconductor industry posted record sales totaling $335.8 billion in 2014, an increase […]

Press Release: 01/05/15

Global Semiconductor Sales Through November Outpace 2013 Sales

NOVEMBER SALES INCREASE 9.1 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR, DECLINE SLIGHTLY COMPARED TO LAST MONTH WASHINGTON—Jan. 5, 2015—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $29.7 billion for the month of November 2014, an increase of 9.1 percent from the November 2013 […]

Press Release: 12/12/14

Negotiators Miss Opportunity to Conclude Expanded Information Technology Agreement

WASHINGTON—Dec. 12, 2014—Brian Toohey, president and CEO of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), today released the following statement in response to the World Trade Organization (WTO) announcement that a final deal to conclude an expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) was not reached this week in Geneva. The ITA is a key trade pact that promotes […]

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Press Release: 12/05/14

Semiconductor Industry Forecasts Broad and Sustained Sales Growth for 2015

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

This year is not yet complete, and analysts are already considering the outlook for 2015! Such is the case for our industry, which is known for always looking ahead, right? Given that the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) program released its Fall semiconductor industry forecast earlier this month on December 2, it seems appropriate now to […]

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Press Release: 12/02/14

John Neuffer Named President & CEO of SIA

NEUFFER TO SUCCEED BRIAN TOOHEY WASHINGTON—Dec. 2, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that John Neuffer has been named president & CEO of the association. He will assume his new role in January, succeeding Brian Toohey, who has been president & CEO since 2010 and announced […]