News

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

Biden touts chip funding at virtual appearance at Hemlock Semiconductor

President Joe Biden on Tuesday touted $52 billion in funding for domestic semiconductor chip production during a remote appearance at the Hemlock Semiconductor outside of Saginaw. He had planned to visit Michigan in person, but appeared remotely instead after testing positive Saturday for COVID for the second time in less than two weeks.  “The auto industry is … Read more

Biden virtually joins Michigan leaders to celebrate bipartisan CHIPS Act

President Joe Biden virtually joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Tuesday to tout the recent federal legislation that supporters said will boost American manufacturing, create jobs and lower costs by stabilizing the supply chain. “The bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act will make a once-in-a-century investment in American industry to create and protect tens of thousands of jobs, … Read more

How Michigan could benefit from Washington’s $76B investment in microchips

A rural stretch between Bay City and Midland offers a glimpse into what federal incentives to boost semiconductor chip manufacturing in the U.S. could mean to Michigan. That is where SK Siltron CSS has made wafers — which eventually get sliced into microchips, the “brains” for electronics in vehicles, appliances, televisions and phones. But as the U.S. confronted a chip shortage early … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Names Madeline Nykaza as Director of Government Affairs

New hire aims to strengthen relationships with federal lawmakers and regulators to advance HSC’s public policy priorities HEMLOCK, Mich. ― Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC), the nation’s largest manufacturer of hyper-pure polysilicon used in semiconductors and solar modules, has named Madeline Nykaza as its Director of Government Affairs. Nykaza comes to HSC from her position as … Read more