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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 […]

Press Release: 11/12/20

Professors from Stanford, UC Berkeley to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 12, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) today announced the winners of the 2020 SIA-SRC University Research Awards: Dr. Kenneth Goodson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, and Dr. Ali Niknejad, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Goodson and Dr. […]

Press Release: 10/30/20

Q3 Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 11 Percent Compared to Q2

Worldwide sales in September up 4.5 percent month-to-month, 5.8 percent year-to-year WASHINGTON—Oct. 30, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $113.6 billion during the third quarter of 2020, an increase of 11.0 percent over the previous quarter and 5.8 percent more than the third quarter of 2019. Global sales for […]

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Press Release: 10/22/20

Tom Friedman to Deliver Keynote Address at 2020 SIA Leadership Forum & Award Celebration

Friedman, longtime New York Times foreign affairs columnist and bestselling author, to offer perspectives on U.S.-China relations and impacts on semiconductor industry at Nov. 19 virtual event WASHINGTON—Oct. 22, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Thomas L. Friedman, longtime foreign affairs columnist at The New York Times and bestselling author of The World is Flat, will […]

Press Release: 10/15/20

Semiconductor Industry Announces Research and Funding Priorities to Sustain U.S. Leadership in Chip Technology

Decadal Plan calls for $3.4 billion annually in federal R&D funding to address seismic shifts in chip technology and pave way for emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, advanced wireless communications WASHINGTON—Oct. 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) today released a preview of their upcoming “Decadal Plan for […]

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Press Release: 10/05/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

Sales into the Americas increase 23.6 percent year-to-year; worldwide sales up 3.6 percent month-to-month WASHINGTON—Oct. 5, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $36.2 billion in August 2020, 4.9 percent more than the August 2019 total of $34.5 billion and 3.6 percent higher than the July 2020 total of $35.0 […]

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Press Release: 09/16/20

Study Finds Federal Incentives for Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Would Strengthen America’s Chip Production, Economy, National Security, Supply Chains

Nineteen new chip manufacturing facilities would be built in the U.S. in next 10 years with $50 billion federal investment, according to study by Boston Consulting Group and SIA WASHINGTON—Sept. 16, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today released a study analyzing the impact of proposed federal incentives […]

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Press Release: 09/15/20

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Dr. Su, standout industry leader and technologist, will accept 2020 Robert N. Noyce Award during SIA Leadership Forum and Award Celebration on Nov. 19 WASHINGTON—Sept. 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Dr. Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD and an accomplished leader in advancing semiconductor technology, has been named the 2020 recipient […]

Press Release: 09/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Worldwide sales in July increase 2.1 percent on a month-to-month basis as all major regional markets post sales increases WASHINGTON—Sept. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.2 billion in July 2020, 4.9 percent more than the July 2019 total of $33.5 billion and 2.1 percent greater than the […]

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Press Release: 08/17/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

WASHINGTON—August 17, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the new export control rule changes announced today by the U.S. Commerce Department. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “We are still reviewing the rule, but these broad restrictions on commercial chip […]

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Press Release: 08/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.1 Percent Year-to-Year in June; Q2 Sales Down Slightly Compared to Q1

WASHINGTON—Aug. 3, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.5 billion in June 2020, an increase of 5.1 percent from the June 2019 total of $32.9 billion. Sales in June were 0.3 percent less than the May 2020 total of $34.6 billion. Sales during the second quarter of 2020 […]

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Blog: 07/22/20

The 2020 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

The 2020 SIA Databook is now available!  Complete with tons of data on the global semiconductor market, the U.S. semiconductor industry, and the top end markets for semiconductors, the 2020 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive resource for all things semiconductors. The 2020 SIA Databook presents easy-to-understand graphics and tables of the trends in the U.S. […]

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