Semiconductor Chip Shortage Update: Relief in Sight? (.PDF Download)

April 14, 2021
As more manufacturers succumb to the impacts of the global chip shortage, the Biden administration is supporting some key changes that might help on the home front.

Pervasive and persistent, the global semiconductor chip shortage is impacting auto manufacturers, computer makers, mobile phone producers and pretty much any other industry that relies on chips to make its end products.

“Initially the problem was only a temporary delay in supplies as factories shut down when the coronavirus pandemic first hit,” The Guardian reports. “However, although production is back to normal, a new surge in demand driven by changing habits fueled by the pandemic means that it is now reaching crisis point.”

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