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New Tax Incentives for Semiconductor Manufacturing

Great news for the U.S. semiconductor industry! On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, the IRS and Treasury Department proposed new rules to provide tax incentives for producing semiconductors and semiconductor manufacturing equipment within the country. This move is part of the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors Act of 2022, or the CHIPS Act, which has…

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Dutch Bolster U.S. Against Chinese Chip Technology

The Netherlands has taken a significant step in limiting China’s access to high-performance semiconductors by announcing plans to restrict the export of key chip-making tools. This move is part of the US’s ongoing effort to curb China’s ability to develop advanced military technologies such as hypersonic missiles. The Financial Times reports that the deal, which…

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President Joe Biden’s $39B semiconductor project has now started

President Joe Biden’s $39B semiconductor project has now started On February 28, 2023 the Biden administration launched a massive effort to outcompete China in semiconductor manufacturing, offering $39 billion in funding incentives for companies seeking to build manufacturing plants in the United States. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo stated, “When we have finished implementing CHIPS for America,…

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We’re Expanding! Here’s Our New Address

Microchip USA is excited to announce that our company has moved to a new location! As our business continues to grow and evolve, we have found the need for a bigger and better space to better serve our clients and facilitate our operations. Our new address is 4511 N Himes Ave Tampa, Florida 33614.  …

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Japan and Netherlands Join U.S. Against Chinese Tech

Japan and the Netherlands recently joined forces with the United States in putting a ban on the use of technology produced by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), a Chinese satellite company, in products manufactured in their countries. This move came after growing suspicions about SMIC’s relationship with China’s armed forces and information services. The ban…

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Microchip USA Joins ERAI

Microchip USA, a premium electronic component independent distributor based in Tampa, Florida, has officially become a member of ERAI, a global association dedicated to reducing the risks associated with the purchase and management of electronic components.   TAMPA, FL, February 28, 2023– As a member of ERAI, Microchip USA has gained access to a vast network…

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Recent Advances in Photonic Processors

Photonic processors are a cutting-edge technology that is rapidly gaining popularity in the world of computing. Unlike traditional electronic processors that use electrical signals to process and transmit information, photonic processors use light. This innovative approach to computing offers several advantages, including faster processing speeds, improved energy efficiency, and enhanced security. As a result, photonic processors…

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Five tips for selecting printed circuit board connectors

Printed circuit board (PCB) connectors are an essential component in many electronic devices, playing a crucial role in transmitting signals, providing power, and connecting different parts of a device. The wide variety of connectors available on the market can make it difficult to select the right one for your specific needs. With so many options…

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Microchip USA Becomes an ITAR Registered Exporter With the DTCC

Microchip USA, a premium electronic component independent distributor based in Tampa, Florida, has officially become an International Traffic in Arms Regulations registered exporter with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance (DTCC). TAMPA, FL, January 27, 2023 – Microchip USA, a premium electronic component independent distributor with a focus on Xilinx and Intel Altera FPGAs,…

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