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Global Semiconductor Fabrication Material Market 2016-2020

Global Semiconductor Fabrication Material Market 2016-2020

Market outlook of semiconductor fabrication materials

Technavios research analyst predicts the global semiconductor fabrication material market to grow steadily at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period. The growth of the global semiconductor industry is the primary growth driver for this market. The rising demand for high-performance devices with improved speed and capacity has positively impacted the demand for silicon, reflective coating, contrast enhancers, edge bead removers, primers or adhesion promoters, specialty solvents, and etchants. Moreover, emerging technologies, such as IoT, M2M, UHD TVs, hybrid laptops, and vehicle automation, are also expected to fuel the demand for semiconductor wafers.

The growing trend of miniaturization of electronic devices is also anticipated to drive the market growth during the forecast period. The advent of advanced systems like MEMS, Nano-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS), and 3D stacked ICs has led to a demand for finer patterning in semiconductors. This growing need for microfabrication is projected to drive the market for new fabrication materials with improved heat and stress resistance properties.

Segmentation by material type and analysis of the semiconductor fabrication material market

Silicon wafers
Photomasks
Photoresists
Wet chemicals
CMP slurry and pads
Gases
Sputter targets
Photoresist ancillaries
The silicon wafer segment dominated the market during 2015, with a market share of around 33%. The growing demand for semiconductor ICs has resulted in an increase in the production capacity of semiconductor wafers. Moreover, the investments being made by key vendors for expanding their fabrication facilities is also expected to drive the growth of this segment during the forecast period.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the semiconductor fabrication material market

APAC (Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and China)Americas
Europe
ROW
APAC accounted for around 67% of the market share during 2015, with Taiwan being the key revenue generator. The presence of leading semiconductor foundries, such as TSMC and UMC, and the increase in the investments by semiconductor companies has been driving the market growth in Taiwan. The report predicts this region to grow at a rate of around 6% during the forecast period.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global semiconductor fabrication material market is highly consolidated with numerous prominent vendors accounting for the majority of the market share. Local vendors are providing innovative solutions at a low price leading to intense competition price wars.

The leading vendors in the market are -

BASF
Dow
DuPont
Henkel
Hitachi
Honeywell
JSR
TOK
Other prominent vendors in the market include Air Products and Chemicals, Air Liquide, Alent, Avantor Performance Materials, Linde, and Praxair.

Key questions answered in the report include

What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020
What are the key factors driving the global semiconductor fabrication material market
What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the semiconductor fabrication material market
What are the challenges to market growth
Who are the key vendors in this market space
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global semiconductor fabrication material market
Trending factors influencing the market shares of the key geographic regions
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the semiconductor fabrication material market
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Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report Global Semiconductor Fabrication Material Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Semiconductor Fabrication Material Market: BASF, Dow, DuPont, Henkel, Hitachi, Honeywell, JSR and TOK

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Air Products and Chemicals, Air Liquide, Alent, Avantor Performance Materials, Linde, and Praxair.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavios team said: The market is shifting toward captive shops, thus leading to in-house production of photomasks. Growing number of fabless companies and greater use of semiconductor devices in automobiles is likely to boost growth in the overall semiconductor industry, and this will create demand for fabrication materials during the forecast period.

According to the report, growth in the electronic device industry boosts the semiconductor integrated circuits (ICs) market, thereby driving the need for semiconductor fabrication materials. Rising demand for compact electronic devices and large panel displays increased the demand for semiconductor ICs and printed circuit board (PCB), and this indirectly triggers the demand for manufacturing materials like photoresist and photoresist ancillaries.

Further, the report states that both fabrication material vendors and semiconductor ICs manufacturers face stiff challenge in handling semiconductor fabrication materials such as photoresist due to environmental and occupational health hazards, which arise during manufacturing and processing of materials.

Companies Mentioned

BASF, Dow, DuPont, Henkel, Hitachi, Honeywell, JSR, TOK, Air Products and Chemicals, Air Liquide, Alent, Avantor Performance Materials, Linde, Praxair.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market: A snapshot
    • Top vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
    • PEST analysis
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Technology landscape
    • Table Semiconductor fabrication material types
    • Table Gases used in semiconductor fabrication process
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by types
    • Market overview
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market by types 2015 (% share)
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market by types 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market by types 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table CAGR comparison of semiconductor fabrication materials by types 2015
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global semiconductor fabrication material market by geography 2015 (% share)
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in Taiwan
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in Taiwan 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in Japan
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in Japan 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table List of new semiconductor fabrication companies by Fujitsu Semiconductor
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in South Korea
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in South Korea 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in China
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in China 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in Americas
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Semiconductor fabrication material market in Europe
      • Table Semiconductor fabrication material market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Impact of drivers
      • Table Impact of drivers on key customer segments
      • Table Global MEMS market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market challenges
    • Table Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with semiconductor fabrication materials
    • Table Global semiconductor market trend 1992-2014 ($ billions)
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Cars shipment 2015-2020
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendors
      • Table Dow manufacturing facilities
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • BASF
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Business segmentation comparison by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • The Dow Chemical Company
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • DuPont
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Henkel
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Hitachi
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Honeywell Electronic Materials
    • JSR
      • Table Product segmentation
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • TOK
      • Table Product segmentation
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ millions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
  • Key recommendations for vendors and investors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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