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

President Biden appears virtually at CHIPS Act celebration in Hemlock

HEMLOCK, Mich. (WJRT) – President Joe Biden was part of a virtual event in Saginaw County to celebrate the passage the CHIPS and Science Act on Tuesday. The bill will provide billions of dollars in funding to jump start semiconductor chip production in the U.S. and in Michigan. The semiconductor chip shortage has forced automakers … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Hosts President Biden, Gov. Whitmer, Michigan Delegation to Highlight CHIPS Act

Federal investments in the U.S. semiconductor supply chain expected to drive innovation, job creation and global competitiveness Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s leading manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in the semiconductor and solar industries, today hosted a virtual visit from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to highlight his forthcoming signing of the CHIPS and … Read more