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SkyWater President and CEO Thomas Sonderman Congratulates Indiana Members of Congress

The passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is a bold step necessary to regain U.S. manufacturing leadership.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$SKYT #CHIPSAct--SkyWater Technology (NASDAQ: SKYT), the trusted technology realization partner, today thanked Congress for passing the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The landmark legislation puts the U.S. on more equal footing with Europe and Asia in rebuilding a deteriorating domestic manufacturing environment that saw America’s global share of semiconductor production drop from over 30% to less than 12%.

“The bold, historic votes taken in the Senate and House by Senator Young and Representatives Baird, Mrvan, Carson and Hollingsworth will be remembered for reigniting the private investments and public-private partnerships to solidify America’s leadership in research and development while reversing the trend of our shrinking, domestic manufacturing production,” said Thomas Sonderman, president & CEO of SkyWater Technology. “Great nations build things and these members of Congress representing Indiana joined colleagues from around the U.S. in recognizing that America needs to do more to compete in a global economy to bolster our national security and advance the foundational technologies upon which American innovators rely.”

About SkyWater Technology

SkyWater (NASDAQ: SKYT) is a U.S. investor-owned semiconductor manufacturer and a DMEA-accredited Category 1A Trusted Foundry. SkyWater’s Technology as a ServiceSM model streamlines the path to production for customers with development services, volume production and heterogeneous integration solutions in its world-class U.S. facilities. This pioneering model enables innovators to co-create the next wave of technology with diverse categories including mixed-signal CMOS, ROICs, rad-hard ICs, power management, MEMS, superconducting ICs, photonics, carbon nanotubes and interposers. SkyWater serves growing markets including aerospace & defense, automotive, biomedical, cloud & computing, consumer, industrial and IoT. For more information, visit: www.skywatertechnology.com.

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SkyWater Company Contact: Tara Luther | 952.851.5023 | [email protected]
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