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Dan Rosso

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Press Release: 02/05/19

Maryam Cope Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Government Affairs Director

COPE TO WORK WITH CONGRESS, ADMINISTRATION TO ADVANCE INDUSTRY’S POLICY PRIORITIES WASHINGTON—Feb. 5, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced Maryam Cope has joined the association as government affairs director. In this role, Cope will help advance the U.S. semiconductor industry’s key legislative and regulatory priorities […]

Press Release: 02/04/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 13.7 Percent to $468.8 Billion in 2018

INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER ANNUAL SALES AND SHIPS 1 TRILLION UNITS FOR FIRST TIME IN 2018, BUT GROWTH SLOWED DURING SECOND HALF OF YEAR WASHINGTON—Feb. 4, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the global semiconductor industry posted sales of $468.8 billion in 2018, the industry’s highest-ever […]

Market Data
Press Release: 12/31/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 9.8 Percent Year-to-Year in November

YEAR-TO-DATE SALES THROUGH NOVEMBER TOP ANNUAL TOTAL FROM 2017; MONTH-TO-MONTH SALES IN NOVEMBER SLIP 1.1 PERCENT WASHINGTON—Dec. 31, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $41.4 billion for the month of November 2018, an increase of 9.8 percent from the November […]

Market Data
Press Release: 12/03/18

Silicon Labs Joins Semiconductor Industry Association

SILICON LABS PRESIDENT AND CEO TYSON TUTTLE ELECTED TO SIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the addition of Silicon Labs as an SIA member. Silicon Labs President and CEO Tyson Tuttle was elected to the SIA board of directors […]

Press Release: 11/30/18

USMCA Will Strengthen Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—Nov. 30, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, applauds today’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by each country’s leaders on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires. The USMCA, if successfully ratified, will be the first U.S. trade agreement to incorporate many new and […]

Trade
Press Release: 11/29/18

Micron President and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

KEITH JACKSON, PRESIDENT, CEO, AND DIRECTOR OF ON SEMICONDUCTOR, ELECTED SIA VICE CHAIR SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nov. 29, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the SIA Board of Directors has elected Sanjay Mehrotra, President and CEO of Micron Technology, Inc., as its 2019 Chair and Keith […]

Blog: 10/02/15

MFG DAY 2015: Semiconductor Manufacturing Critical to America’s Strength, Competitiveness

Today is National Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY), a time to highlight the strength and promise of American manufacturers and address the collective challenges they face. MFG DAY gives a unified voice to manufacturers across the United States and draws attention to the actions needed to ensure the future success of American manufacturing. There is no […]

Blog: 11/18/14

SIA Award Dinner Caps Successful Week for Semiconductor Industry

Last week was a busy and highly productive one for SIA and our members.  

Trade
Blog: 09/26/14

Five Actions Policymakers Should Take to Spur U.S. Innovation

In the U.S. semiconductor industry and across the broader tech sector, innovation occurs through the hard work and ingenuity of tech workers and smart public policy from the federal government. Although Congress has adjourned until after the November elections, SIA continues to work to achieve progress on a range of policy initiatives that would boost […]

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Blog: 08/27/14

Coalition Urges President Obama to Take Action on Immigration

As part of our ongoing effort to advance high-skilled immigration reform, SIA and a diverse coalition of business, family and immigration organizations this week sent a letter to President Barack Obama in support of executive action to address America’s dysfunctional immigration system. Specifically, the letter urges the President to help reduce immigration backlogs by mandating […]

Immigration & Workforce
Blog: 08/14/14

Semiconductors Hold the Key to Stopping Car Thefts

For car thieves, business is a lot slower these days than it was a couple decades ago. In New York City, for example, auto thefts have decreased by 96 percent since 1990, and steep drops have been seen across the country.

Emerging Technologies