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Press Release: 02/02/17

Global Semiconductor Sales Reach $339 Billion in 2016

WORLDWIDE INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER ANNUAL SALES; YEAR-TO-YEAR SALES INCREASE 12 PERCENT IN DECEMBER WASHINGTON—Feb. 2, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling $338.9 billion in 2016, the industry’s highest-ever annual sales and a modest increase of 1.1 percent compared […]

Press Release: 01/11/17

SIA Applauds Introduction of DIGIT Act

WASHINGTON—Jan. 11, 2017—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 commending the introduction in Congress of the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act. The DIGIT Act requires the Department of Commerce to convene a […]

Blog: 01/06/17

SIA Welcomes White House Report on Sustaining U.S. Semiconductor Leadership

SIA today welcomed the release of a new report by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology (PCAST) Semiconductor Working Group outlining the strategic importance of the U.S. semiconductor industry and the challenges that must be overcome to ensure continued U.S. leadership of semiconductor technology. SIA thanks the distinguished members of the PCAST […]

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Press Release: 01/04/17

IDT, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., and Qorvo Join Semiconductor Industry Association

WASHINGTON—Jan 4, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the recent addition of three leading U.S. semiconductor companies, Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT), Marvell Technology Group Ltd., and Qorvo, as SIA members. IDT President & CEO Greg Waters and Marvell President & CEO Matt Murphy are […]

Press Release: 01/03/17

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 7 Percent Year-to-Year

YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH IS MARKET’S LARGEST SINCE JANUARY 2015; MONTH-TO-MONTH SALES UP 2 PERCENT WASHINGTON—Jan. 3, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $31.0 billion for the month of November 2016, an increase of 7.4 percent compared to the November 2015 total […]

Press Release: 12/05/16

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5 Percent Year-over-Year in October; Industry Forecast Revised Upward

WSTS FORECAST PROJECTS FLAT ANNUAL SALES IN 2016, MODEST INCREASES IN 2017, 2018 WASHINGTON—Dec. 5, 2016—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $30.5 billion for the month of October 2016, an increase of 3.4 percent from last month’s total of $29.5 […]

Blog: 12/01/16

SIA Urges President-Elect Trump to Support Policies that Promote Innovation

SIA sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump this week outlining a series of policy recommendations to strengthen the U.S. semiconductor industry, American innovation, and our economy. SIA’s policy plan calls for investing in basic research, enacting pro-growth corporate tax reform, ensuring free and fair access to global markets, strengthening America’s technology workforce, and promoting advanced […]

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Blog: 11/30/16

Remembering Semiconductor Industry Pioneer Erich Bloch, 1925-2016

SIA and the entire semiconductor community are saddened by the recent passing of Erich Bloch, former vice president at IBM, director of the National Science Foundation, and founding chairman of the Semiconductor Research Corporation. Bloch passed away on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 at the age of 91.

Videos: 11/23/16

2016 SIA Annual Award Dinner

Press Release: 11/10/16

Maxim Integrated CEO Tunc Doluca Elected Chair of the Semiconductor Industry Association

MARK DURCAN, CEO AND DIRECTOR OF MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC., ELECTED SIA VICE CHAIR SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nov. 10, 2016—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the SIA Board of Directors has elected Tunç Doluca, President and CEO of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM), as its 2017 […]

Blog: 11/02/16

Government, Industry Leaders Discuss Steps to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today gave a major policy address highlighting the strength and strategic importance of the U.S. semiconductor industry and outlining steps needed to ensure the industry remains strong and globally competitive. Following her remarks, SIA President & CEO John Neuffer and others continued the conversation with a panel discussion on the critical […]

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