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Press Release: 05/31/22

Sen. Mark Warner, Semiconductor Industry Execs Meet to Discuss Strengthening Domestic Chip Research, Design, Manufacturing

PALO ALTO, Calif.—May 31, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today convened a productive roundtable discussion between Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) — one of the senators tasked with negotiating the U.S. jobs and competitiveness package — and more than a dozen senior executives from SIA member companies. Participants discussed ongoing conference negotiations on competitiveness legislation (USICA/COMPETES) and the […]

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Press Release: 05/26/22

SIA Applauds Launch of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

WASHINGTON—May 26, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding President Biden’s recent announcement that he is launching the administration’s Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). IPEF aims to define shared objectives around trade facilitation, standards for the digital economy and technology, supply chain resiliency, decarbonization and clean […]

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Blog: 04/08/22

SIA Highlights Low Risk of Forced Labor in Semiconductor Supply Chains

by Semiconductor Industry Association

SIA testified today at a hearing convened by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on methods to prevent the importation of goods mined, produced, or manufactured from regions of concern into the United States. The hearing was convened pursuant to the recently enacted UFLPA, legislation that designated polysilicon – a material used to create […]

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Press Release: 03/16/22

SIA Endorses FABS Act Introduced in House

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, design and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains WASHINGTON—March 16, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded introduction in the House of Representatives of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize semiconductor manufacturing, design, and […]

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Press Release: 03/09/22

White House Meeting Highlights Need for Investments in Domestic Semiconductor Technology

WASHINGTON—March 9, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House about the importance of advancing initiatives to strengthen U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, and supply chains. The meeting included President Biden, governors, and senior executives from the semiconductor industry and major […]

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Press Release: 03/01/22

SIA Echoes President Biden’s Call for Enactment of Investments in Semiconductor Technology

House and Senate must reach agreement on competitiveness legislation containing $52 billion in CHIPS Act investments and send to the president’s desk to be signed into law; SIA also calls for enactment of an investment tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing and design  WASHINGTON—March 1, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from […]

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Press Release: 02/24/22

SIA Statement on Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON—Feb. 24, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding new export control rules announced today in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The U.S. semiconductor industry is fully committed to complying with the new export control rules announced today in response to the deeply disturbing events […]

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Press Release: 02/16/22

AdvaMed, Semiconductor Industry Association Convene Roundtable on Supply Chain Issues

WASHINGTON—Feb. 16, 2022—Last week, AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) President and CEO John Neuffer hosted a joint roundtable discussion that included dozens of industry leaders and supply chain executives from SIA and AdvaMed member companies, as well as senior officials from the Department of Commerce. The participants discussed ongoing […]

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Press Release: 12/01/21

CEOs of Chip, Auto, Medical Device, Tech, Telecom, Other Companies Call on Congress to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Research, Design, Manufacturing

Letter urges swift action to fund the CHIPS for America Act and to enact a strengthened version of the FABS Act  WASHINGTON—Dec. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded a letter sent this morning to congressional leaders by a broad coalition of 59 CEOs and senior executives urging swift action to fund the CHIPS for […]

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Blog: 11/23/21

SIA Weighs in with Commerce Department on Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

by Semiconductor Industry Association

SIA on Nov. 8 submitted a response to the Commerce Department’s Request for Information on Semiconductor Supply Chain Risks as part of our ongoing partnership with the government to address the global semiconductor shortage. In our submission, we expressed our industry’s concerns with the purpose and scope of the RFI and the adverse effects that […]

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Press Release: 11/17/21

SIA Applauds Bicameral Agreement on Path Forward for USICA

Senate-passed legislation includes $52 billion to fund the semiconductor manufacturing, research, and design provisions in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—Nov. 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s bicameral agreement between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to […]

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Blog: 11/10/21

Bipartisan Governors Urge CHIPS Funding

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

In another sign of widespread support for funding the CHIPS for America Act, a bipartisan group of governors wrote a letter to congressional leaders urging action for funding the manufacturing incentives and research investments comprising the CHIPS Act that are needed to strengthen the U.S. semiconductor industry. In doing so, the governors join national security […]

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