SIA: Americas Chip Sales Surge

Finally, global chip sales seem to be picking up steam, according to according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).  Global semiconductor sales increased by 6 percent in the second quarter of the year to reach $74.65 billion – the largest quarter-over-quarter increase in three years, the SIA reports. Regionally,  sales in the Americas jumped 8.6…

Global Semiconductor Sales Surge

 The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.70 billion for the month of May 2013, an increase of 4.6 percent from the previous month when sales were $23.62 billion. This represents the largest sequential monthly increase in sales for the industry…

Global Semiconductor Leaders Agree on Plan to Strengthen Industry

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that global semiconductor industry leaders reached an agreement at the 17th annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) last week on a set of policy initiatives to strengthen the industry through international cooperation. The WSC is a worldwide body…