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Global Fab Equipment Spending Poised to Set Record in 2021

Expect slow recovery in 2020 to pave the way to a record next year

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2018: Records Shattered Across the Board

Semiconductor Market Trends

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Don’t Look at These Charts!

Electronic equipment growth definitely slowed in late 2018 (Chart 1). Based on the consolidated revenues of 213 large, global OEMs electronic equipment sales grew only 2.1 percent in 4Q’18 vs. 4Q’17, down from 4.9 percent in the third quarter and...

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Dark Clouds Appear in Sunny Skies

SEMI Fab report reveals deepening slowdown for leading-edge investments, but the outlook remains still sunny for mature technologies

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New Fabs Invest Over $220 Billion

Global fab equipment spending will increase 14 percent this year to US$62.8 billion and is expected to rise 7.5 percent, to US$67.5 billion, in 2019, marking the fourth consecutive year of spending growth and the highest investment year for fab...

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Industry’s Only Worldwide OSAT Manufacturing Sites Database Now Tracks 320 Facilities, Adds Top 20 OSAT Companies by Revenue

SEMI and TechSearch International Database Also Revises Facility Technology Capabilities and Offerings

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200mm Fabs Add 600,000 Wafers Per Month – Is There an End in Sight?

Tracking toward even stronger growth than forecast last year, 200mm fabs worldwide are gearing up to add more than 600,000 wafers per month from 2017 through 2022, an 11 percent growth rate that will lead to a new high of 6 million wafers per...

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