SEMI

Getting Better by Design

SEMI’s mantra is: Connect, Collaborate, Innovate. This mantra has delivered industry-enabling value to our members since SEMI’s beginnings in 1970. It has been essential for SEMI members to grow and prosper locally, while being synchronized...

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SEMI, 106 Other Associations Urge Caution by Congress, Trump Administration in Trade Tariffs Against China

SEMI and 106 other associations today joined forces to express deep concern to congressional leaders about the Trump Administration’s decision to use tariffs to address China’s unfair trade practices. In a letter from the collective to House Ways...

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Enhancing Europe’s Position as Global Leader in the Digital Economy – 6 Key Takeaways from ISS Europe 2018

With its leading research and development hubs, materials and equipment companies and chipmakers, the EU is in a strategic position in the global electronics value chain to support the growth of emerging applications such as autonomous driving,...

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U.S. Federal Government Finalizes R&D Spending for 2018 

Although many months past due, Congress on March 23 finalized the federal spending for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2018, only hours before a what would have been the third government shutdown of the year. Congressional spending has been...

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SEMI Joins Framework Programme 9 Declaration

SEMI has joined the industry declaration “Boosting Europe’s Future Competitiveness as Key Priority for FP9,” calling on the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to develop the FP9 to support the needs...

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Improving Test Data Communication Focus of SEMI Collaborative Alliance for Semiconductor Test SIG

A Communication ProblemAs the industry ventures towards a more connected world, the semiconductor test community is facing increasingly stringent performance, quality and reliability targets, particularly in the high-stakes automotive,...

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ISS Europe 2018: Google and CEI-Europe Talk AI, Machine Learning and Workforce Development

With less than one week before ISS Europe 2018, 4-6 March in Dublin, Ireland, industry growth is on the minds of the leading industry analysts, researchers, economists and technologists who will come together for critical insights into the forces...

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Securing Talent to Connect, Collaborate and Innovate

In my first six months at SEMI, I’ve visited with many member companies and industry leaders. One theme I hear repeatedly is a concern about our most fundamental source of innovation and productivity – people.Our industry has a significant need...

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U.S. Tax Reform Comes Back to the Top of the Congressional Agenda

As Congress returns from the August recess, lawmakers will attempt to move beyond this past summer’s contentious health care vote and focus on moving other key pieces of legislation. While much remains to be done, the Republican majority in both...
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How SEMI Supports the Efforts to Address Climate Change

Despite the unfortunate withdrawal of an individual government from the voluntary international accord on climate change, SEMI and our industry remains dedicated to sustainable manufacturing and reiterates our strong commitment to reducing our...
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