Gov. Whitmer: Critical local infrastructure investment enables Hemlock Semiconductor growth, strengthens Michigan’s leadership position in the semiconductor supply chain

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to announce support of a township infrastructure project that will enable a total capital investment of up to $375 million and the creation of 170 jobs in Thomas Township while strengthening Michigan’s leadership position in the semiconductor supply chain. This support allows Hemlock Semiconductor … Read more

Sen. Gary Peters visits Hemlock while on motorcycle tour

Senator Gary Peters visited Hemlock while on his annual motorcycle tour on Wednesday. Peters toured Hemlock Semiconductor and discussed recent legislation he backed and helped pass in Washington, such as the Inflation Reduction Act and the Chips and Science Act. Peters believes both acts support production at manufacturers across the country including Hemlock Semiconductor. Peters … Read more

Sen. Gary Peters Stops at Hemlock Semiconductor as Part of Annual Michigan Motorcycle Tour

U.S. Senator Gary Peters is on his annual motorcycle tour of Michigan, with a stop Wednesday, August 31 at Hemlock Semiconductor. Peters toured the facility, where hyper pure polysilicon is manufactured for things like cell phones, computers, vehicles and solar panels. Peters highlighted both the CHIPS and Sciences Act, which aims to make the U.S. … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor hosts U.S. Senator Gary Peters

Sen. Peters visited HSC during statewide motorcycle tour to highlight passage of CHIPS Act and Inflation Reduction Act HEMLOCK, Mich. – Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s leading manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in the semiconductor and solar industries, today hosted U.S. Senator Gary Peters during a stop on his cross-state motorcycle tour. Peters made … Read more

HSC Statement on the Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

“The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is a major step toward creating a sustainable and resilient clean energy economy, and HSC applauds Congress for passing this critical piece of legislation,” said Hemlock Semiconductor (HSC) Chairman and CEO AB Ghosh. “Solar is the fastest growing electricity source in the U.S. and the lowest cost form of … Read more

Michigan could be a top beneficiary of CHIPS Act, auto industry insiders say

As President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act – or CHIPS Act – this week, investing $52 billion into made-in-American semiconductor manufacturing, Michigan lawmakers declared the legislation a victory for the state. “The new CHIPS Act is a big deal for us in Michigan,” said U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who pushed for the passage of the CHIPS … Read more


The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which received wide bipartisan support, includes $52.7 billion to increase domestic semiconductor production After initial setbacks with its earlier iteration, the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 sailed through both chambers of Congress early this week. The bill, which held uncharacteristically broad bipartisan support, hit some unexpected roadblocks in its last 24 … Read more

Creative 360 hosts opening for Key House public art project

The Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum is excited to partner with Creative 360 to celebrate a new public art project in Midland with a dedication event, 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Creative 360 Stage, Studio and Galleries located at 1517 Bayliss St., Midland. The sculpture by Midland-based artist Annie Stout is part of the “NEA … Read more

$52B semiconductor package is a ‘big freakin’ deal for Michigan’

President Joe Biden virtually celebrated with Michigan leaders as $52 billion in semiconductor incentives move closer to becoming a reality. The CHIPS and Science Act is currently awaiting Biden’s signature after Congress approved it last week. The legislation will promote domestic semiconductor production and research. Biden had to cancel his in-person trip to Michigan after testing … Read more