IBM plans to invest $20 billion in the Hudson Valley Region
October 06, 2022IBM plans to invest USD 20 billion across the Hudson Valley region over the next 10 years. The goal of the investments, which will be strengthened by close collaboration with New York State, is to expand the technology ecosystem in New York.
Micron to invest $100 billion in New York megafab
October 05, 2022Micron says it will invest up to USD 100 Billion to build a megafab in central New York, creating approximately 9,000 direct Micron jobs.
SkyWater to expand its Florida operations thanks to grant
September 07, 2022US Semiconductor foundry, SkyWater Technology, has been awarded a USD 36.5 million in a Build Back Better Grant, funds that the company will leverage to expand its advanced packaging facility operations in Florida.
Micron to invest $15 billion in new Idaho fab
September 01, 2022The US semiconductor manufacturer says that it plans to invest about USD 15 billion through the end of the decade to construct a new fab for memory manufacturing in Boise, Idaho – creating 2,000 direct Micron jobs.
iDEAL Semiconductor expands R&D activities in Pennsylvania
August 30, 2022iDEAL Semiconductor Devices, a fabless semiconductor company, plans to expand its technology R&D and create at least 63 new, high-paying jobs in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
President Biden signs executive order on the implementation of the CHIPS Act
August 26, 2022US president Joe Biden has officially signed an executive order on the implementation of the CHIPS Act – a USD 52.7 billion semiconductor manufacturing subsidy and research law.
China says US CHIPS Act is a threat to trade
August 12, 2022China has criticised the new US law aimed at encouraging domestic chip production and ultimately reducing reliance on Asian production – something that China sees as a threat to trade and also an attack on Chinese business.
Micron to invest $40 Billion in US memory manufacturing
August 10, 2022As a direct response to the signing of the CHIPS Act, Micron has announced the largest ever investment in US memory manufacturing – estimated to create 40,000 US jobs.
Biden signs CHIPS bill to bolster semiconductor production
August 10, 2022US President Biden has now signed into law the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 – which aims to stimulate investments that will strengthen US manufacturing, supply chains, and national security.
US passes CHIPS Act – puts more pressure on China
August 01, 2022The disruption of the chip supply chain caused by the pandemic in the past two years, as well as geopolitical flashpoints such as Sino-US trade frictions and the Russia-Ukraine war, have led regional economies worldwide to focus more on the autonomy of local production and supply chains.
Green light for the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022
July 29, 2022The United States House of Representatives has passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. A decision applauded by SEMI. The bill provides a 25% tax credit for US facilities that produce semiconductors or chipmaking equipment and USD 52 billion in funding for new semiconductor programs.
Agreement on U.S. semiconductor bill could be expected soon
July 15, 2022There has reportedly been ”significant progress” on a proposed bill to strengthen the U.S. semiconductor industry.
ASML to invest $200 million to expand Connecticut facility
June 03, 2022The Dutch semiconductor equipment manufacturer is planning to invest USD 200 million to expand the company's facility in Wilton, Connecticut.
Intel has broken ground on its massive expansion in Arizona
September 27, 2021The USD 20 billion capacity expansion will bring Intel’s total Arizona investment to more than USD 50 billion.
SEMI calls for US and EU cooperation on technology and trade
June 15, 2021SEMI is calling for closer cooperation on technology and trade between the European Union and the United States ahead of a meeting of European Commission and U.S. government officials.
The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
GlobalFoundries moves HQ to Fab 8 in New York
April 27, 2021Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries says it will relocate its headquarters to Malta, New York, the site of Fab 8 — as the company positions itself for growth, strengthens partnerships with customers and recruits new talent.
Global EV sales finished strong in the final months of 2020
March 02, 2021Global sales of NEV (new energy vehicles, which include both BEV and PHEV) skyrocketed in the final two months of 2020, with various models setting historical sales records, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Biden to push for $37 billion to boost chip manufacturing
February 26, 2021US President Joe Biden has responded to the industry’s call to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The president is pushing a USD 37 billion bill to identify solutions to the semiconductor shortfall.
SEMI calls on Biden to reinvigorate US semiconductor manufacturingLoad more news
February 22, 2021SEMI, along side 16 industry groups have sent a letter to President Biden urging the administration to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research.