Pandemic Effects on Semiconductors 2021

Pandemic Effects on Semiconductor Supply Chains and Workforces 2021 - Insights from KPMG and GSA The COVID-19 pandemic forced significant changes on the semiconductor industry. After the shutdowns of early 2020, strong demand collided with constrained capacity. Semiconductor companies had to adjust supply chains and, like other employers, adapt to the new reality of remote work. Surveys conducted by KPMG and the Global Semiconductor Alliance during 2020 and 2021 illuminate important themes that characterize the industry response: Most semiconductor executives have invested in programs that improved employees’ safety and productivity. Despite income lost due to Read More

Pandemic Effects on Semiconductors 20212022-03-08T18:20:11-06:00

Global Semiconductor Industry Outlook 2022

The 17th annual KPMG Global Semiconductor Industry Outlook features key findings from a survey of 152 semiconductor professionals and was conducted in conjunction with the Global Semiconductor Alliance. Industry confidence for 2022 is at an all-time high. This is despite production capacity constraints that most industry insiders feel will cause the chip shortage to extend into 2023. In order to better meet future demand, the majority (53%) of semiconductor leaders say their organization has moved toward being more oriented by specific end market. They see the top three drivers of semiconductor growth over the next year to be wireless Read More

Global Semiconductor Industry Outlook 20222022-06-15T02:11:44-05:00