Google, NIST to drive semiconductor developments with new agreement


Google has joined forces with the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help drive new nanotechnology and semiconductor device innovations.

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President Biden signs $52bn CHIPS Act into law


President Joe Biden has signed the ‘historic’ $52bn CHIPS Act into law to place the US as a forerunner in the semiconductor market and revitalise domestic manufacturing.


Swagelok supports semiconductor manufacturers with new valve


Swagelok has released a new ultrahigh-purity diaphragm valve to deliver both the consistency and service life necessary for semiconductor fabricators to improve chip yields.

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Senate passes $52bn CHIPS Act


Things are looking up for the US semiconductor market, with the US Senate on Wednesday (27th July) passing the ‘historic’ $52bn CHIPS Act that is set to support the evolving sector.


Senate advances $52bn CHIPS Act


The US semiconductor market is one step closer to receiving a major boost, with the US Senate on Tuesday (26th July) voting 64-32 to advance the $52bn CHIPS Act.

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Atlas Copco completes Ceres Technologies acquisition


Atlas Copco has completed the previously announced acquisition of Ceres Technologies, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and designer of gas and vapour delivery equipment for the semiconductor industry.


SEMI applauds Senate progress on CHIPS Act


SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, has publicly applauded progress in the US Senate on a robust package of federal incentives for the semiconductor supply chain.