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Press Release: 07/22/21

Coalition of Tech, Auto, Medical, Defense, Other Business and Labor Groups Calls on Congress to Invest in Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research, Design

WASHINGTON—July 22, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) – along with a broad coalition of 19 other tech, auto, medical, defense, and other business and labor groups – today in a letter urged Congress to enact funding for the semiconductor manufacturing, research, and design initiatives authorized in the “Creating Helpful Incentives for the Production of Semiconductors” […]

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Blog: 07/07/21

Americans Embrace the Importance of Semiconductors to National Security

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

As Congress considers legislation that would fund domestic semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research initiatives, a new poll finds a strong majority of Americans understand the critical role semiconductors play in advancing U.S. national security. Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say having a strong semiconductor manufacturing base is either “very important” (45%) or “somewhat important” (21%) to national security, […]

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Press Release: 06/28/21

SIA Calls for House Passage of Legislation to Advance U.S. Technology Leadership

The National Science Foundation for the Future Act (H.R. 2225) and the Department of Energy Science for the Future Act (H.R. 3593) would help maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership; SIA CEO John Neuffer urges House to approve bills and calls on Congress to include robust funding for domestic chip production, innovation […]

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Press Release: 06/25/21

SIA Applauds Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON – June 25, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the announcement yesterday of a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure plan that would create millions of American jobs, promote economic growth, and make America stronger. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 06/17/21

SIA Applauds Senate Introduction of FABS Act

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains  WASHINGTON—June 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction in Congress of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize greater semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

Senate Passage of USICA Marks Major Step Toward Enacting Needed Semiconductor Investments

United States Innovation and Competition Act would provide $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing initiatives in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate passage of needed federal investments in semiconductor technology included in the bipartisan United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S.1260), […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

SIA Welcomes White House Report on Strengthening America’s Semiconductor Supply Chains

WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today welcomed the release of a White House report on strengthening the supply chains of critical products, including semiconductors. The Commerce Department report, initiated by President Biden’s Feb. 24 Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, calls for boosting targeted incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research to strengthen […]

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Blog: 06/02/21

Global Governments Ramp Up Pace of Chip Investments

by Jennifer Meng, Global Policy Manager

by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy

by Zhi Su, Research Manager

The strategic significance of semiconductors and their ever-increasing importance for economic competitiveness and supply-chain resilience has become a focus for governments worldwide. The widespread global chip shortage as a result of the COVID-19 crisis in late 2020 has shown that vulnerabilities in the global semiconductor supply chain put at risk many technologies and products essential […]

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Press Release: 05/19/21

Robust Federal Incentives for Domestic Chip Manufacturing Would Create an Average of Nearly 200,000 American Jobs Annually as Fabs are Built, Add Nearly $25 Billion Annually to U.S. Economy

Semiconductor industry currently employs 277,000 people in the U.S. across 49 states, supports 1.6 million additional U.S. jobs, according to Oxford Economics/SIA study WASHINGTON—May 19, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with Oxford Economics, today released a study analyzing the semiconductor workforce in the United States and the economic benefits that would come from […]

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Press Release: 05/17/21

SIA Applauds Strong Senate Vote to Proceed with Consideration of Endless Frontier Act

WASHINGTON—May 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the bipartisan Senate vote today that clears the way for consideration on the Senate floor of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation that seeks to sustain and strengthen U.S. science and technology leadership by authorizing more […]

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Press Release: 05/14/21

Semiconductor Industry Association and Alliance for Automotive Innovation Convene Joint Industry Workshop on Global Semiconductor Shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 14, 2021 – Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) president and CEO John Bozzella and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) president and CEO John Neuffer released the following joint statement today following a joint industry workshop on the global chip shortage convened by the two associations. Workshop participants included experts and executives […]

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Press Release: 05/12/21

SIA Applauds Committee Approval of Endless Frontier Act

WASHINGTON – May 12, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the Senate Commerce Committee’s approval of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation that seeks to maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership by authorizing more than $100 billion for […]

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