With trade policy dominating headlines in recent weeks, all eyes were on Maui in the waning days of August as trade ministers from twelve nations convened for perhaps the final time to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
As Congress continued a busy spring session, SEMI hosted its annual Washington Forum event on April 28 & 29.
Fifty years ago, on the 19th of April 1965, Gordon Moore published a paper in Electronics Magazine that was the genesis for what we now call Moore’s Law. In it, Moore famously projected that the number of transistors on a chip will double every year.
As the EU draft legislation on ‘conflict minerals’ now makes its way through the European Parliament and national governments, a number of proposals to change the original draft and create additional burdens for downstream users are being voiced.
State of the Union Address Highlights Multiple Opportunities for Bipartisan Cooperation on Industry Public Policy Priorities
On Tuesday, January 20, President Obama once again stood before a joint session of Congress to deliver a State of the Union Address.
SEMI praised the bipartisan effort in the United States Congress to pass the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act as part of the year-end spending package.
SEMICON Europa 2014 in Grenoble Expands by 40%: Increasing Opportunities as Supply Chain Complexity Grows
SEMICON Europa 2014, the industry’s opportunity to network with customers, suppliers, partners and peers, opens today at ALPEXPO in Grenoble with more than 400 exhibiting companies.
SEMI praised the bipartisan effort in the United States House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act.
With changes coming in Washington, SEMI has important work ahead supporting the innovators and job creators of this country. Advancing the goals of its members, SEMI advocates legislation in congress, targeting passage of the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Act, increases to NSF and NIST funding and changes to R&D tax credits.
Companies in the microelectronics manufacturing supply loop see “sustainability” as an important objective in their operations as well as their business strategy.