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Press Release: 06/17/21

SIA Applauds Senate Introduction of FABS Act

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains  WASHINGTON—June 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction in Congress of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize greater semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Press Release: 06/09/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 1.9% Month-to-Month in April; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 19.7% in 2021, 8.8% in 2022

WASHINGTON—June 9, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $41.8 billion in April 2021, an increase of 1.9% from the March 2021 total of $41.0 billion and 21.7% more than the April 2020 total of $34.4 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

Senate Passage of USICA Marks Major Step Toward Enacting Needed Semiconductor Investments

United States Innovation and Competition Act would provide $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing initiatives in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate passage of needed federal investments in semiconductor technology included in the bipartisan United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S.1260), […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

SIA Welcomes White House Report on Strengthening America’s Semiconductor Supply Chains

WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today welcomed the release of a White House report on strengthening the supply chains of critical products, including semiconductors. The Commerce Department report, initiated by President Biden’s Feb. 24 Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, calls for boosting targeted incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research to strengthen […]

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Press Release: 05/24/21

Meghan Biery Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Director of Global Technology and Security Policy

Biery most recently served as senior national security policy advisor at the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security  WASHINGTON—May 24, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Meghan Biery has joined the association as director of global technology and security policy. In this role, Biery will work with U.S. and global policymakers and industry stakeholders to advance the semiconductor sector’s technology, national […]

Press Release: 05/19/21

Robust Federal Incentives for Domestic Chip Manufacturing Would Create an Average of Nearly 200,000 American Jobs Annually as Fabs are Built, Add Nearly $25 Billion Annually to U.S. Economy

Semiconductor industry currently employs 277,000 people in the U.S. across 49 states, supports 1.6 million additional U.S. jobs, according to Oxford Economics/SIA study WASHINGTON—May 19, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with Oxford Economics, today released a study analyzing the semiconductor workforce in the United States and the economic benefits that would come from […]

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Press Release: 05/17/21

SIA Applauds Strong Senate Vote to Proceed with Consideration of Endless Frontier Act

WASHINGTON—May 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the bipartisan Senate vote today that clears the way for consideration on the Senate floor of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation that seeks to sustain and strengthen U.S. science and technology leadership by authorizing more […]

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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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