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Blog: 01/10/19

SIA Files Comments on “Emerging” Technologies

SIA today filed comments to the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in response to an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking of controls for “emerging” technologies. In accordance with requirements of the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA), enacted into law as part of the defense authorization bill, BIS is required […]

Export Control
Press Release: 12/31/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 9.8 Percent Year-to-Year in November

YEAR-TO-DATE SALES THROUGH NOVEMBER TOP ANNUAL TOTAL FROM 2017; MONTH-TO-MONTH SALES IN NOVEMBER SLIP 1.1 PERCENT WASHINGTON—Dec. 31, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $41.4 billion for the month of November 2018, an increase of 9.8 percent from the November […]

Market Data
Blog: 12/19/18

SIA Applauds Congressional Passage of Quantum Computing Legislation

The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Senate-approved version of the National Quantum Initiative Act, sending the bill to President Trump’s desk for signature. SIA applauds Congress’ bipartisan approval of this important legislation, which reflects a commitment to ensuring the U.S. remains a leader in quantum technology. The National Quantum Initiative Act would create […]

Research
Blog: 12/06/18

SIA Welcomes White House Plan to Strengthen STEM Education

Earlier this week, the National Science and Technology Council released the Trump Administration’s plan to improve STEM education in the United States. The plan lays out three aspirational goals: (1) building a strong foundation for STEM literacy by ensuring every American has the opportunity to master basic STEM concepts; (2) increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM; […]

Immigration & Workforce
Press Release: 12/03/18

SIA Welcomes De-escalation of U.S.-China Trade Tensions

WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to the agreement between U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi to de-escalate trade tensions: “SIA welcomes the announcement that President Trump and President Xi are […]

Trade
Press Release: 12/03/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 12.7 Percent Year-to-Year in October; Double-Digit Annual Growth Projected for 2018

INDUSTRY FORECAST PROJECTS SALES WILL INCREASE 15.9 PERCENT IN 2018 AND 2.6 PERCENT IN 2019 WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $41.8 billion for the month of October 2018, an increase of 12.7 percent from the October 2017 […]

Market Data
Press Release: 12/03/18

Silicon Labs Joins Semiconductor Industry Association

SILICON LABS PRESIDENT AND CEO TYSON TUTTLE ELECTED TO SIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the addition of Silicon Labs as an SIA member. Silicon Labs President and CEO Tyson Tuttle was elected to the SIA board of directors […]

Press Release: 11/30/18

USMCA Will Strengthen Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—Nov. 30, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, applauds today’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by each country’s leaders on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires. The USMCA, if successfully ratified, will be the first U.S. trade agreement to incorporate many new and […]

Trade
Press Release: 11/29/18

Micron President and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

KEITH JACKSON, PRESIDENT, CEO, AND DIRECTOR OF ON SEMICONDUCTOR, ELECTED SIA VICE CHAIR SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nov. 29, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the SIA Board of Directors has elected Sanjay Mehrotra, President and CEO of Micron Technology, Inc., as its 2019 Chair and Keith […]

Press Release: 10/26/18

Global Semiconductor Sales in September Up 13.8 Percent Year-to-Year

Q3 SALES ARE HIGHEST ON RECORD, 4.1 PERCENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS QUARTER, 13.8 PERCENT HIGHER THAN Q3 OF LAST YEAR WASHINGTON—Oct. 26, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $122.7 billion during the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 4.1 […]

Market Data
Press Release: 10/01/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 14.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER MONTHLY SALES; YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH SEEN ACROSS ALL MAJOR SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCT CATEGORIES AND REGIONAL MARKETS WASHINGTON—Oct. 1, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, to day announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $40.16 billion for the month of August 2018, an increase of 14.9 percent […]

Market Data
Press Release: 09/20/18

Professors from MIT, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Sept. 20, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2018 University Research Awards: Dr. Judy Hoyt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Naresh Shanbhag, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at […]

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