2021 Semiconductor Transformation Study 

State of the semiconductor industry In the past year, the semiconductor industry has received attention from manufacturers, governments, and even consumers, as many markets are citing shortages of semiconductors as their main growth and supply constraint. Yet transformations in the semiconductor industry were not triggered by the pandemic. Many semiconductor…...

Pandemic Supply Chain Issues Semiconductors

Automobiles and electronics have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent semiconductor shortage. A previous paper from AIR touched on the economic ramifications from the Covid-19 pandemic as a stark reminder of the importance in understanding complex vulnerabilities in today’s interconnected world. The beginning of the pandemic lockdown in…...

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

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.  Read the full article at: www.semiconductors.org...