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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 […]

Press Release: 11/04/14

GAMS Outcomes

Published Tuesday, November 4, 2014 The ESH Committee had a series of productive meetings in Fukuoka, Japan as part of the recent GAMS/JSTC meetings. The committee continued its work on PFCs, chemicals, and other issues. The committee also discussed initiating new activities on health and safety, but was unable to reach an agreement on a […]

Press Release: 11/03/14

Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Highest-Ever Quarterly Sales

SALES IN SEPTEMBER INCREASE BY 8 PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR AND 1.9 PERCENT COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS MONTH WASHINGTON—Nov. 3, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $87 billion during the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.7 percent over […]

Press Release: 10/03/14

Global Semiconductor Sales Continue to Climb in August

SALES INCREASE 9.4 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR AND 1.3 PERCENT OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH WASHINGTON—Oct. 3, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.4 billion for the month of August 2014, an increase of 9.4 percent from the August 2013 […]

Press Release: 09/19/14

Global Semiconductor Market Maintains Broad, Consistent Growth in July

GLOBAL SALES INCREASE BY 9.9 PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR; INDUSTRY POSTS MONTH-OVER-MONTH GROWTH ACROSS ALL REGIONS AND PRODUCT CATEGORIES WASHINGTON—Sept. 2, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.1 billion for the month of July 2014, the industry’s highest-ever monthly sales […]

Press Release: 08/29/14

Semiconductor Market Setting Sales Records through the First Half of 2014

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

As SIA reported earlier this month, worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $82.7 billion during the second quarter of 2014, marking the industry’s highest-ever second quarter sales total. In fact, there were other “highest ever” sales levels achieved with the release of the June 2014 data, including highest monthly sales ever and highest first half sales […]

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Press Release: 08/04/14

Global Semiconductor Industry on Pace for Record Sales Through First Half of 2014

SALES UP ACROSS EVERY REGION AND NEARLY ALL PRODUCT CATEGORIES COMPARED TO LAST YEAR; AMERICAS REGION SHOWS STRONGEST GROWTH WASHINGTON—Aug. 4, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $82.7 billion during the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.4 percent […]

Press Release: 07/07/14

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase Across All Regions in May

AMERICAS SHOW STRONGEST YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH; GLOBAL SALES REMAIN WELL AHEAD OF 2013 PACE WASHINGTON—July 7, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.86 billion for the month of May 2014, 8.8 percent higher than the May 2013 total of $24.69 billion […]

Press Release: 06/04/14

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase in April; Sustained Growth Projected for 2014 and 2015

YEAR-TO-DATE SALES REMAIN WELL AHEAD OF LAST YEAR’S PACE; WSTS FORECAST PROJECTS GROWTH OF 6.5 PERCENT IN 2014 AND 3.3 PERCENT IN 2015 WASHINGTON—June 4, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.34 billion for the month of April 2014, an […]

Press Release: 05/14/14

Semiconductor Market Maintains Momentum at Start of 2014

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

As SIA reported earlier this month, worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $78.47 billion during the first quarter of 2014, marking the industry’s highest-ever first quarter sales.  It seems apparent that global semiconductor market performance in early 2014 has continued where 2013 left off with positive sales growth. Through the second half of 2013 and into […]

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Press Release: 05/05/14

Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Highest-Ever First Quarter Sales

MARCH SALES UP 11.4 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR; YEAR-TO-YEAR SALES INCREASE ACROSS ALL REGIONS WASHINGTON—May 5, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $78.47 billion during the first quarter of 2014, marking the industry’s highest-ever first quarter sales. Global sales […]

Press Release: 04/04/14

February Semiconductor Sales Up 11.4 Percent Compared to Last Year

SALES INCREASE BY 18 PERCENT YEAR-TO-YEAR IN AMERICAS REGION WASHINGTON—April 4, 2014—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $25.87 billion for the month of February 2014, an increase of 11.4 percent from February 2013 when sales were $23.23 billion. This marks […]