The Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing industry produces equipment necessary for the production of semiconductors and undertakes activities such as wafer processing and packaging. The industry is characteristically volatile and manufacturers have had difficulty amid international competition and the necessity to constantly improve technology. Over the next five years, key trends in downstream markets will affect industry manufacturers.
This industry manufactures equipment used to make semiconductors, more commonly known as chips or integrated circuits. Products manufactured include wafer-processing equipment, semiconductor assembly and packaging equipment and other semiconductor-making machinery.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.