HSC in the News

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

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

BIDEN SIGNS CHIPS BILL IN BID TO SUPERCHARGE US SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCTION

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

Semiconductor manufacturing in Michigan set to get a boost from CHIPS Act

The legislation, which Congress passed last week, will pump $52 billion in incentives to increase domestic production of semiconductors and microchips that are used in many electronic devices.  Semiconductor manufacturing is set to receive a boost in Michigan and across the country following the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act. The legislation, which Congress … Read more

HSC In National Spotlight For Domestic Chip Investment

Hemlock Semiconductor welcomed Governor Whitmer and heard from President Biden on Tuesday to celebrate the passage of the Chips and Science Act which sets aside 50 billion dollars over the next five years for domestic production of microchips. President Biden, Governor Whitmer, as well as Michigan Senators and Representatives met at Hemlock Semiconductor to discuss … Read more