This report provides strategic analysis of the global semiconductor production equipment market. The scope of the report includes competitive analysis of various market segments based on equipment type and end-user of semiconductor production equipment in various industry verticals and in-depth scrutiny of the market across different geographic segments. Projections of sales of fab (semiconductor fabrication/manufacturing facility) equipment segment of semiconductor production equipment showed a significant growth rate in the global market from 2017 to 2025. The growth is to be fueled by rise in demand for equipment for foundries, and for power and memory semiconductor manufacturing. China is likely to invest considerably in new fab facilities outstripping planned facilities in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, the U.S., Korea, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa. This will ensure steady growth for China and the Asia Pacific region, thereby augmenting the overall growth of the semiconductor production equipment
Global Semiconductor Production Equipment Market: Trends and Opportunities
Current growth in the production of electronics is one of the main driver of the global semiconductor production equipment market. Rising demand for tablets, smartphones, wireless communication infrastructure, network hardware, digital televisions, computers and medical devices is encouraging the global demand for semiconductors, thereby boosting the demand for semiconductor production equipment. The Internet of Things (IoT) or internet connected devices will play a significant role to the semiconductor demand in the coming years, as will the growth of smart cities, smart grids, and automated smart manufacturing. These factors will propel the overall growth of the semiconductor production equipment market.
Global Semiconductor Production Equipment Market: Segmentation
The global semiconductor production equipment market, by equipment type, has been divided into assembly and packaging equipment, wafer processing equipment, test equipment, and other equipment. Other equipment include other front-end and back-end equipment such as silicon wafer manufacturing equipment and spluttering equipment. Silicon wafer manufacturing equipment is primarily employed to manufacture pure silicon by growing cylindrical silicon crystals and then cutting these crystals into silicon wafers of desired sizes. This equipment comprises of saws, lasers, and polishing and grinding equipment.
The global semiconductor production equipment market, by end-user, has been divided into foundry, semiconductor electronics manufacturer, testing house, others. Some of the other users of semiconductor production equipment include independent manufacturers performing some part of the process of wafer fabrication to packaging. These units often offer low-cost processes which force the big companies to outsource a particular process to these specialized vendors in order to increase quality as well as to reduce cost.
The global market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Latin America. The market revenue for semiconductor production equipment market has been provided in terms of US$ Billion, and volume has been provided in terms of thousand units, along with the CAGR for the forecast period from 2017 to 2025.
Global Semiconductor Production Equipment Market: Scope of the Report
The report also includes competitive profiling of leading players in the industry and their market share to aid in strategic decision making. The market attractiveness analysis and company market share analysis included in the report provide insight into market dynamics, industry competition and strategies adopted by market leaders.
The report also breaks down and reviews the various factors impacting the market growth, which can be appropriately described as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities. These factors help to determine the various existing trends and their impact on the market growth. Overall, taking into consideration the various factors affecting the semiconductor production equipment market, the report includes a holistic analysis of the global semiconductor production equipment market, and provides an estimate of growth for the period 2017 to 2025.
Companies Mentioned in the Report
Some of the leading players in the market are Applied Materials, Inc. (U.S.), Tokyo Electron Ltd. (Japan), ASML Holding, N.V. (Netherlands), Lam Research Corporation (U.S.), Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan), and Advantest Corporation (Japan). Some of the other companies operating in the market are KLA-Tencor Corporation (US), Teradyne (U.S.), Nikon Corporation (Japan), SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan), and Tokyo Seimitsu Co., Ltd. (Japan) among others.