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The Department of Commerce is focused on continuing to bring manufacturing into the 21st century across the United States through innovative new techniques, a next-gen workforce and a driven economy. Through Manufacturing USA, Commerce is able to reach new heights in sector innovation and funding.

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Commerce Secretary Raimondo and Defense Secretary Austin Stress National Security Imperative to Pass Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Bill in Letter to Congress

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III released the following letter to congressional leadership on the national security imperative to pass the Bipartisan Innovation Act before the end of the month. A copy of the letter can be read below or viewed here. Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McCarthy, and...

ICYMI: Three Companies Warn About Delayed Chip Funding As GlobalWafers Announcement Hinges On Bipartisan Innovation Act Passage

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This week, TSMC, Intel and Global Foundries all issued public warnings that continuing to delay chipmaking incentives could cause them to scale back their plans to make semiconductors in the U.S. Their announcements come days after GlobalWafers announced a CHIPS Act-dependent multi-billion investment that will fill a hole in the U.S. chip manufacturing supply chain. Congress continues to make...

GlobalWafers Selects Sherman, Texas for New Semiconductor Silicon Wafer Site

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At full build-out, the multi-staged, 3.2 million-square-foot silicon wafer factory will be the largest facility of its kind in the USA and among the largest in the world along with secured abundance of land to support any required further growth. Hsinchu, Taiwan-based global semiconductor silicon wafer company, GlobalWafers, announced today that it plans to build a state-of-the-art 300-millimeter...

Deputy Secretary Don Graves Hosts Supply Chain Summit in Detroit with Senators Stabenow and Peters, Congresswomen Lawrence and Tlaib, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, and Mayor Duggan

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Innovation, Supplier Diversity, and Semiconductors Front and Center in the Motor City Yesterday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, U.S. Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence and Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, hosted a Supply Chain Summit, bringing innovation, resilience, and supplier...

FACT SHEET: Investments in secure and resilient supply chains will grow Michigan businesses, create jobs, and expand opportunity.

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Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Detroit, Michigan, today to support swift passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act currently under negotiation between the House and Senate, which will make transformational investments in U.S. innovation and job growth. The bill will also advance the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing industry, support Michigan’s workers, and help grow...

Testimony by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the Senate Commerce Committee FY 2023 Budget Hearing

Chair Cantwell, Ranking Member Wicker, and members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to discuss President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Commerce. The priorities funded in this Budget build upon the investments you enacted in Fiscal Year 2022, and I am grateful for your support as we look forward to accomplishing even more in Fiscal Year 2023. The...

ICYMI: Raimondo, Graves, Blanket Regional Media, Underscore Local Impact of Bipartisan Innovation Act

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This week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Deputy Secretary Don Graves emphasized the dire need to bring back manufacturing jobs, secure our supply chains, and revitalize domestic microchip manufacturing during a virtual media tour across the country. During their interviews, Raimondo and Graves discussed the significant economic benefits that investing in semiconductor production...

Statement by Commerce Secretary Raimondo on House Appointments to the Bipartisan Innovation Act Conference Committee

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Today, Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s appointment of House conferees to the Bipartisan Innovation Act conference committee. “With demand for chips at an all-time high, it’s crucial that we bring chip production - and it’s good-quality manufacturing jobs - back home to the United States,” Secretary Raimondo said. “This is...

NIST MEP Helps Manufacturers Respond to the Pandemic and Thrive Despite It

The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has announced the results of its fiscal year 2021 manufacturing client survey, as well as the impacts of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funding through January 2022. “The survey shows that, even while navigating...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Legislative Conference

Thank you, Sean, for that introduction. It’s an honor to be joining you today. And thank you to my friend Terry O’Sullivan and all of the union heads gathered here today. I’m so glad to see you. I’d like to give a special shoutout to Armand Sabitoni for his work for our country. And also to Michael Sabitoni and all my friends in Rhode Island for the amazing work they do back home. And I want to...