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Blog: 02/26/21

Chipmakers Are Ramping Up Production to Address Semiconductor Shortage. Here’s Why that Takes Time

by Semiconductor Industry Association

To meet increased demand during the current global chip shortage, the semiconductor industry is substantially increasing its fab capacity utilization, a term that refers to the percentage of total available manufacturing capacity that is being used at any given time. Increasing semiconductor capacity utilization takes time, however. It is not as easy as “flipping a […]

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Press Release: 02/24/21

Semiconductor Industry Welcomes President Biden’s Executive Order on Critical Supply Chains

WASHINGTON—Feb. 24, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from Bob Bruggeworth, president, CEO & director of Qorvo and 2021 SIA board chair, regarding President Biden’s executive order calling for a review of supply chains of critical products, including semiconductors. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue. “We […]

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Press Release: 02/23/21

SIA Applauds Sen. Schumer Announcement on Promoting U.S. Competitiveness

WASHINGTON—Feb. 23, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in support of Sen. Schumer’s announcement about strengthening U.S. competitiveness. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue. “We appreciate Sen. Schumer’s strong leadership in advancing legislation to promote U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research […]

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Press Release: 02/18/21

Broad Coalition of Tech, Medical, Auto, Other Business Leaders Urge President Biden to Fund Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research in Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON—Feb. 18, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), along with a broad coalition of 16 other tech, medical, auto, and other business groups, today in a letter urged President Biden to work with Congress to fully fund domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research provisions established in the recently enacted National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The letter also […]

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Press Release: 02/11/21

Semiconductor Industry Leaders Urge President Biden to Prioritize Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research

WASHINGTON—Feb. 11, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors, comprised of CEOs and senior executives at leading U.S. chip companies, today sent a letter to President Biden urging him to include substantial funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research in the administration’s economic recovery and infrastructure plan. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue.  The share of global semiconductor manufacturing capacity in the U.S. has decreased from 37 percent in 1990 […]

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Blog: 02/04/21

Semiconductor Shortage Highlights Need to Strengthen U.S. Chip Manufacturing, Research

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Semiconductors are the brains of modern electronics, enabling highly advanced technologies in healthcare, communications, computing, and transportation, among many other applications. Global semiconductor sales increased 6.5 percent in 2020, demonstrating growing demand for chips across a range of end markets. In the automotive space, chips have made our cars exponentially smarter, safer, and more efficient, […]

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Press Release: 01/01/21

Semiconductor Industry Applauds NDAA Enactment, Urges Full Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research Provisions

WASHINGTON—Jan. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Congress for enacting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by […]

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Press Release: 12/23/20

Congress Needs to Override President’s Veto of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 23, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the president’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents […]

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Press Release: 12/11/20

SIA Commends Congressional Approval of NDAA, Urges President to Sign into Law

WASHINGTON—Dec. 11, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to Senate passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal […]

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Press Release: 12/08/20

SIA Applauds House Passage of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 8, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to House passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in […]

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Press Release: 12/03/20

SIA Statement on NDAA Conference Report

WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to today’s filing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, final legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research.   “Congress has a strategic opportunity to strengthen America’s economy, […]

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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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