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Hemlock schools prepare for possible influx of students as HSC expands

With Hemlock Semiconductor’s recently announced $375 million expansion in Thomas Township underway, Hemlock Public School District officials are preparing for a potential influx of students as new families move to the area. Company officials have said the planned expansion will create 170 new permanent jobs in Thomas Township, where HSC is headquartered. Hemlock Public Schools … Read more

Hemlock ready for more students from Semiconductor growth

We’ve been telling you about the $375 million expansion at Hemlock Semiconductor and 170 new permanent jobs coming to the area. The groundbreaking ceremony was just last month, and now families from surrounding areas may be making mid-Michigan their home. Hemlock Public School leaders say they are ready for the possible influx of students as … Read more

HSC’s Community Calendar Art Contest “A Year of Exploration” Winning Entries Announced

Hemlock, Mich. ― Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) today announced the winners of the company’s 13th Annual Community Calendar Contest. Local students from 11 schools in the Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and Gratiot school districts illustrated this year’s theme – “A Year of Exploration.” Their winning entries will be featured in HSC’s 2023 Community Calendar and … Read more

Gov. Whitmer Announces Winners for 2022 Governor’s Service Awards

Winners will be honored at the Fox Theatre on Nov. 17 in Detroit Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission today announced 46 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations recipients of the 2022 Governor’s Service Awards and applauded their commitment to volunteerism, service or philanthropy. “Michigan succeeds because of Michiganders who go above and … Read more

Midland picks Canstruction Choice Awards winners

Sunday winners announced The people chose three winners from the “Canstruction” food charity event. St. John’s Lutheran School, Windover High School and Jefferson Middle School won awards on Sunday. Voters paid $1 for each nomination.  Canstruction is a nationwide charitable competition that involves building sculptures with canned food items. The third annual event was hosted … Read more

MBA releases Midland Flood Reduction Plan

The Midland Business Alliance and its Advisory Committee on Infrastructure’s initial plans for easing the flooding strain on the Tittabawassee River watershed is being shared with city, county, region and state officials following its release Nov. 2. Called the Midland Flood Reduction Plan, the report outlines the first projects to begin when the U.S. Army Corps … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Releases Second Sustainability Report, Announces New Voluntary Commitments

HEMLOCK, Mich. — Hemlock Semiconductor (HSC), the nation’s leading manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in the electronic and solar energy industries, today released its second Sustainability Report. The report notes the progress HSC has made since its inaugural 2020 report and highlights the company’s role in the nation’s clean energy economy by supplying the hyper-pure … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor breaks ground on $375 million expansion project in Saginaw County

Hemlock Semiconductor, the nation’s leading manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in the semiconductor and solar industries, broke ground on a major expansion project in Saginaw County Friday, Oct. 21. Company officials say this expansion project will modernize the manufacturing process HSC uses to refine its semiconductor-grade polysilicon and represents a planned $375 million investment by … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor breaks ground on major expansion

Hemlock Semiconductor officially broke ground Friday on a massive $375 million expansion of its plant in Saginaw County. Hemlock is a global leader in the semiconductor industry. A.B. Ghosh is Hemlock’s President and CEO. He said the new facility will focus on creating higher purity chips for mobile phones. “It’s really exciting to see that … Read more

Groundbreaking starts $375 million expansion at Hemlock Semiconductor

A $375 million expansion project at Hemlock Semiconductor is now under way after a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. The Thomas Township plant is the nation’s leading manufacturer of polysilicon used in semiconductor chips. Officials say the project will modernize the manufacturing process by adding 3 new buildings. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the expansion is expected … Read more