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Press Release: 10/28/21

SIA Commends Inclusion of Modified FABS Act in Reconciliation Package

Provision would boost U.S. chip manufacturing by establishing a semiconductor investment tax credit WASHINGTON—Oct. 28, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the inclusion in the reconciliation package of a modified version of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, legislation to provide an investment tax credit to incentivize semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Blog: 10/25/21

Momentum Builds in Congress for CHIPS Act Funding, FABS Act

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

SIA member companies and coalition partners met with more than 100 members of Congress and staff during SIA’s virtual fly-in on Oct. 20-21, and SIA is organizing daily meetings with Hill offices to generate support for semiconductor industry priorities. Rank-and-file offices and committee chairs, Republicans and Democrats alike, expressed overwhelming support for strengthening domestic semiconductor […]

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Blog: 09/28/21

Actions the U.S. and EU Can Take Together to Strengthen Both Regions’ Semiconductor Supply Chain Resilience

by Jennifer Meng, Senior Global Policy Manager

High-level government officials from Washington and Brussels are set to convene in Pittsburgh tomorrow (Sept. 29) for the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which aims to expand and deepen trade and transatlantic investment ties. The TTC features 10 working groups set to address supply chain security, export controls, global trade […]

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Press Release: 09/27/21

New Report Highlights Strength of U.S. Semiconductor Industry and Continued Challenges

2021 State of the Industry Report calls for ambitious competitiveness and innovation policy agenda WASHINGTON, September 27, 2021 — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released its annual State of the Industry Report examining the U.S. semiconductor industry’s current global position, as well as challenges to — and opportunities for — continued industry growth and […]

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Press Release: 09/23/21

SIA Welcomes Today’s White House Meeting on Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—Sept. 23, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House between Biden Administration officials and leaders in the semiconductor industry supply chain to discuss the global chip shortage and actions needed to strengthen America’s semiconductor supply chains.  “We welcome today’s […]

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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: 06/17/21

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: 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: 05/12/21

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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Press Release: 04/28/21

Following President Biden’s Remarks to Congress, SIA Urges Prompt Action to Enact Bold Investments in Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research

WASHINGTON – April 28, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress. “During tonight’s address to Congress and throughout his first 100 days in office, President Biden has demonstrated a commitment to strengthening America’s […]

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Blog: 04/26/21

‘This is Infrastructure’: Momentum and Urgency Build for Federal Investments in Chip Manufacturing and Research

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

On April 12 at the White House, with top CEOs from the semiconductor, automotive, and other sectors joining via teleconference to discuss the ongoing global chip shortage and securing our supply chains, President Biden held up a silicon wafer bristling with semiconductors and said, “This is infrastructure.” The President went on to underscore the importance […]

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Blog: 04/23/21

What They’re Saying: Fund the CHIPS for America Act

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

A diverse set of stakeholders, representing broad cross-sections of U.S. industry, government, and academia, have called on Congress to fund the CHIPS for America Act. From automobile manufacturers and cloud companies to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and local governments, there is widespread recognition that Congress must cement America’s role as the undisputed global leader […]

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