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Press Release: 02/18/21

Broad Coalition of Tech, Medical, Auto, Other Business Leaders Urge President Biden to Fund Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research in Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON—Feb. 18, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), along with a broad coalition of 16 other tech, medical, auto, and other business groups, today in a letter urged President Biden to work with Congress to fully fund domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research provisions established in the recently enacted National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The letter also […]

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Press Release: 02/11/21

Semiconductor Industry Leaders Urge President Biden to Prioritize Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research

WASHINGTON—Feb. 11, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors, comprised of CEOs and senior executives at leading U.S. chip companies, today sent a letter to President Biden urging him to include substantial funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research in the administration’s economic recovery and infrastructure plan. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue.  The share of global semiconductor manufacturing capacity in the U.S. has decreased from 37 percent in 1990 […]

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Press Release: 02/01/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 6.5% to $439 billion in 2020

Fourth-quarter sales were 8.3% higher than 2019 Q4, 3.5% more than 2020 Q3 WASHINGTON—Feb. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced the global semiconductor industry sales were $439.0 billion in 2020, an increase of 6.5% compared to the 2019 total of $412.3 billion. Global sales for the month of December 2020 were $39.2 billion, […]

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Press Release: 01/06/21

SIA Condemns Lawlessness in Washington

WASHINGTON—Jan. 6, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to today’s violence in Washington, D.C.  “We condemn the unthinkable chaos and lawlessness in our nation’s capital today and strongly support Congress’ decision to swiftly and safely resume the constitutionally mandated process for affirming the presidential election […]

Press Release: 01/04/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 7 Percent Year-to-Year in November

Month-to-month sales tick up 1.1 percent in November; annual sales for 2020 on track to substantially outpace total from 2019 WASHINGTON—Jan. 4, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $39.4 billion for the month of November 2020, an increase of 7.0 percent compared to the November 2019 total of $36.9 […]

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Press Release: 01/01/21

Semiconductor Industry Applauds NDAA Enactment, Urges Full Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research Provisions

WASHINGTON—Jan. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Congress for enacting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by […]

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Press Release: 12/23/20

Congress Needs to Override President’s Veto of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 23, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the president’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents […]

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Press Release: 12/11/20

SIA Commends Congressional Approval of NDAA, Urges President to Sign into Law

WASHINGTON—Dec. 11, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to Senate passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal […]

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Press Release: 12/08/20

SIA Applauds House Passage of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 8, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to House passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in […]

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Press Release: 12/03/20

SIA Statement on NDAA Conference Report

WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to today’s filing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, final legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research.   “Congress has a strategic opportunity to strengthen America’s economy, […]

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Press Release: 12/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 6 Percent Year-to-Year in October; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 5.1 Percent in 2020

Industry forecast revised upward, now projects moderate growth in 2020 followed by stronger growth in 2021   WASHINGTON—Nov. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $39.0 billion for the month of October 2020, an increase of 6.0 percent compared to the October 2019 total of $36.8 billion and 3.1 […]

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Press Release: 11/19/20

Qorvo CEO Bob Bruggeworth Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf elected SIA Vice Chair  WASHINGTON—Nov. 19, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors today elected Bob Bruggeworth, President, CEO, and Director of Qorvo, as its 2021 Chair and Steve Mollenkopf, CEO and Director of Qualcomm Incorporated, as its 2021 Vice Chair. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry […]