Hemlock Semiconductor’s CARE Fund donates to Rauchholz Memorial Library

The Rauchholz Memorial Library received a $1,000 grant from the Saginaw Community Foundation for its summer camps. This grant was provided by Hemlock Semiconductor Operation’s Community and Regional Empowerment Fund administered at the foundation. “Our summer camps are meant to be educational, but they are also meant to be fun,” Audrey Glass youth librarian said. … Read more

Ghosh: State must attract, retain workforce

Unless we take bold action now, more than two million manufacturing jobs across the country could go unfilled by 2030, costing our economy up to $1 trillion each year. That’s according to the most recent quarterly survey of manufacturers done by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The results indicate that nearly 75% of respondents … Read more

Michigan Makes Push to Expand Semiconductor Industry, Add Talent

The state of Michigan is working with schools and businesses to attract and retain more semiconductor production operations. One success story is Hemlock Semiconductor Corp. in Hemlock, east of Saginaw. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) is launching the state’s largest campaign to promote careers, recruit talent, and attract new businesses to fill jobs in … Read more

Delta president aims to help ALICE population enter semiconductor workforce

State, university leaders excited about new ‘Semiconductor Talent Action Team’ Delta College President Michael Gavin said the college intends to work with area high schools and the ALICE population in an effort to increase the semiconductor industry workforce. Gavin was one of several college and university presidents who joined Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist and … Read more

Delta College to play ‘significant role’ as state boosts semiconductor industry

Small but incredibly powerful, semiconductors are little chips that power today’s modern life. But manufacturing these chips requires a skilled workforce that many of Michigan’s schools, including Delta College, are working hard to develop and grow, officials say. On Wednesday, May 24, Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II was joined by several business and educational … Read more

State of Michigan Signs MOU to Establish Global Semiconductor Center of Excellence in Michigan

Decision to establish The Semiconductor Talent and Automotive Research (STAR) initiative in Michigan underscores strength of state’s semiconductor ecosystem, leadership in tech innovation Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a new public-private partnership with semiconductor company KLA, Belgium-based technology innovation hub imec, the University of Michigan, Washtenaw Community College and General Motors that will establish a global semiconductor … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Donates to Hemlock PSD

Hemlock Public School District has received a donation from Hemlock Semiconductor. The country’s top producer of hyper-pure silicon has given over $6000 worth of shop equipment to Hemlock PSD’s industrial arts program. The program gives students hands-on experience and skills in manufacturing, design, and engineering. The donation from HSC is one of many contributions from … Read more