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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 […]

Trade
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 […]

Market Data
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 […]

Press Release: 11/11/14

Deal to Expand Information Technology Agreement Will Strengthen Semiconductor Industry, Keeps Costs Down for Consumers

AGREEMENT WILL EXTEND TARIFF-FREE COVERAGE OF THE LATEST SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES WASHINGTON—Nov. 11, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today applauded a long-sought deal between the U.S. and China to expand the Information Technology Agreement (ITA), a key trade pact that promotes fair and open trade by […]

Press Release: 11/07/14

Semiconductor Market Continues Record Setting Pace in Third Quarter of 2014

Third quarter global semiconductor industry sales reached a record high of $87 billion, as reported earlier this week in SIA’s most recent monthly global sales report. This figure marked a 5.7 percent increase over the second quarter global sales totals.

Market Data
Press Release: 11/04/14

GAMS Outcomes

Published Tuesday, November 4, 2014 The WSC Intellectual Property Committee (IPC) convened in Fukuoka, Japan, to continue its work on a number of IP-related matters. The group reported a success in influencing the work of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPOI) and the IP5 (Patent Offices of US, EPC, Japan, Korea and China) to improve […]

Press Release: 11/04/14

SIA Files Comments to EPA on Facility Accidents

Published Tuesday, November 4, 2014 On Oct. 29, SIA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to request for information on potential changes to its comprehensive Risk Management Program (RMP) aimed at preventing or minimizing the consequences of accidental chemical releases. The EPA notice was very broad and discusses a wide […]

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