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Press Release: 11/07/19

ON Semiconductor CEO Keith Jackson Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Qorvo CEO Robert Bruggeworth elected SIA Vice Chair WASHINGTON—Nov. 7, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors today elected Keith Jackson, President, CEO, and Director of ON Semiconductor, as its 2020 Chair and Robert Bruggeworth, President, CEO, and Director of Qorvo, as its 2020 Vice Chair. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, […]

Press Release: 11/05/19

Professors from MIT, UCLA to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 5, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2019 University Research Awards: Dr. Jesús del Alamo, Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Jason Cong, Distinguished Chancellor’s Professor at the Computer […]

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Press Release: 11/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 3.4 Percent Month-to-Month in September

Q3 sales are 8.2 percent higher than Q2 but 14.6 percent less than Q3 of 2018 WASHINGTON—Nov. 1, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $106.7 billion during the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 8.2 percent over the previous quarter and 14.6 percent less than the third […]

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Blog: 10/31/19

Senate-Approved Appropriations Bill Supports Semiconductor Research

by Maryam Khan Cope, Director, Government Affairs

The Senate today approved legislation that appropriates funding for a range of federal agencies, including two – the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – that support critical semiconductor research. SIA applauds Senate passage of this bill and urges the House and Senate to work together on final […]

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Press Release: 10/11/19

SIA Statement on ‘Phase One’ U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON—Oct. 11, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade agreement announced today. “The ‘phase one’ agreement announced today is welcome news for the semiconductor industry, and we look forward to seeing […]

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Uncategorized: 10/03/19

The Honorable Kevin Rudd to Deliver Keynote Address at 2019 SIA Award Dinner

Rudd, Australia’s 26th prime minister and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, to offer perspectives on U.S.-China trade tensions and the overall geopolitical landscape WASHINGTON—Oct. 3, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced The Honorable Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia and current president […]

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Press Release: 09/30/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Down 15.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

Year-to-year sales decrease across all major regional markets, but month-to-month sales increase globally for second consecutive month WASHINGTON—Sept. 30, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.2 billion in August 2019, a decrease of 15.9 percent from the August 2018 total of $40.7 billion but 2.5 percent more than the […]

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Blog: 09/24/19

New ITIF Report Underscores Need to Increase Semiconductor-Related Federal R&D Investments

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Given the well-documented economic research linking historical semiconductor innovation to productivity growth, policymakers should consider federal investments in semiconductor technology as a no-brainer and a very wise investment for boosting productivity and driving economic growth. A newly released ITIF report underscores this point. The report argues federal R&D investment in areas related to semiconductor technology […]

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Press Release: 09/10/19

Erik Pederson Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Government Affairs Director

Pederson to work with Congress, Administration to advance industry’s policy priorities WASHINGTON—Sept. 10, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Erik Pederson has joined the association as government affairs director. In this role, Pederson will work with Congress, the White House, and federal agencies to advance the semiconductor industry’s policy priorities, particularly those related to […]

Blog: 09/09/19

SIA Commends DOE Research Initiative, Calls for Robust Federal Investments to Advance Semiconductor Technology

by Maryam Khan Cope, Director, Government Affairs

In public comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week, SIA called for a major increase in funding for research to advance semiconductor technology and harness the transformative, semiconductor-enabled technologies of the future, including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and advanced wireless networks. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with the SIA Board […]

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Press Release: 09/03/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 15.5 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Global sales increase slightly on a month-to-month basis, but all regional markets down compared to last year WASHINGTON—Sept 3, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $33.4 billion in July 2019, 1.7 percent more than the June 2019 total of $32.8 billion, but 15.5 percent less than the July 2018 […]

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Press Release: 08/19/19

SIA Statement Following Commerce’s Announcement to Extend the Temporary General License

WASHINGTON—August 19, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA President & CEO John Neuffer following the Department of Commerce announcement adding Huawei affiliates to the entities list and providing an extension of the Temporary General License until November 2019. “While we […]

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