Press Releases

Hemlock Semiconductor Awards first round of 2022 CARE Grants through Area Community Foundations

Local organizations in Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties to receive financial help HEMLOCK, Mich. — This summer, 250 campers who descend on Camp Fish Tales for weeks of play, learning and exploration will be thrilled to discover a new playground, courtesy of a 2022 Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Fund grant. … Read more

Applications Now Open for HSC Scholarships to Michigan Tech’s Engineering Scholars Summer Youth Program

Students from Bay, Midland, Saginaw & Gratiot Counties Can Apply by April 10 HEMLOCK, Mich. – For the 12th year in a row, Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) is providing 30 full scholarships for Great Lakes Bay Region high school students interested in attending Michigan Technological University’s Engineering Scholars Summer Youth Program from July 24-29, 2022. … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Welcomes U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm and Congressman Dan Kildee

Federal officials tour HSC’s polysilicon manufacturing facility to learn more about the company’s key role in the U.S. solar energy supply chain 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. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and Congressman Dan … Read more

Hard Work Pays Off at Hemlock Semiconductor

Great careers available right now at nation’s largest producer of polysilicon for semiconductors and solar panels HEMLOCK, Mich. ― Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s largest manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon used in the semiconductor and solar industries, has launched a major effort to hire new employees for jobs that offer great wages, retirement and health … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Names Jason Griffin as State Government Affairs and Policy Director

New hire aims to strengthen relationships with state lawmakers, executive branch officials to advance HSC’s public policy priorities HEMLOCK, Mich. ― Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the country’s largest manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in solar panels and semiconductors, has named Jason Griffin as its State Government Affairs and Policy Director. Griffin has worked in and … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Completes Transition to New Chairman & CEO

Arabinda ‘AB’ Ghosh assumes roles after distinguished career at Akzo Nobel, Nouryon HEMLOCK, Mich. – Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s largest manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in solar panels and semiconductors, today announced that Arabinda “AB” Ghosh has formally begun his role as the company’s new chairman and CEO, succeeding Mark Bassett, who retired … Read more

Ten Organizations to Benefit from CARE Grants Awarded This Month by Hemlock Semiconductor

Local organizations in Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties receiving financial help HEMLOCK, Mich. ― The Midland Area Honor Guard has been supporting families of deceased military members for over 40 years. With the help of a CARE Fund grant from Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the Honor Guard will be able to purchase new uniforms for … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor CEO Mark Bassett Looks Back on Company’s Evolution

HEMLOCK, Mich. – Mark Bassett, who at the end of the year will retire as Chairman and CEO of Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s largest manufacturer of hyperpure polysilicon used in solar panels and semiconductors, today shared his thoughts about the evolution of the company over his five-year tenure. As previously announced, Bassett will … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor to Assist Local Fire Departments with Training Costs through New Series of Grants

Applications are due by Tuesday, November 30 HEMLOCK, Mich. –– Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) is accepting applications from local fire departments seeking grants to cover the cost of a training or certification of the fire department’s choice. The 2021 Fire Department Training Grants are available to fire departments in Saginaw, Bay, Midland and Gratiot counties, … Read more

Great Lakes Bay Region Mental Health Partnership Announces Guide for Employers to Add Mental Health Coverage, iMatter Storytelling Effort to Address Stigma

FREELAND, MICHIGAN, October 8, 2021 – The Great Lakes Bay Region Mental Health Partnership announced today several efforts that advance the access, awareness and importance of mental health in the region with the support of several partners including the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance, the Michigan Health Improvement Alliance (MiHIA), and THRIVE (Transforming Health Regionally … Read more