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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

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 […]

Press Release: 12/02/14

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase in October; Substantial Growth Projected for 2014

WSTS FORECAST PROJECTS GROWTH OF 9 PERCENT IN 2014 AND 3.4 PERCENT IN 2015 WASHINGTON—Dec. 2, 2014—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 October 2014, an increase of 9.6 percent from the October 2013 total […]

Press Release: 11/13/14

Professors from UC Berkeley and UT Dallas Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Technology and Design Research

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nov. 13, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design – in consultation with Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) – today presented its University Research Award to professors from University of California, Berkeley and University of Texas at Dallas in recognition of their outstanding contributions to semiconductor research. Dr. […]

Press Release: 11/13/14

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Elected Chairman of Semiconductor Industry Association

DR. NECIP SAYINER, PRESIDENT, CEO AND DIRECTOR OF INTERSIL, ELECTED SIA VICE CHAIRMAN SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nov. 13, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that the SIA board of directors has elected Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, as its 2015 chairman and Dr. Necip Sayiner, president, CEO […]