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2011: A Look Back at the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Market and Outlook

by Lara Chamness, senior market analyst, SEMI Semiconductor Market Trends 2011 was a record year for the semiconductor industry in many regards. First and foremost, semiconductor revenues approached the long elusive $300 billion mark. Secondly, semiconductor materials passed the record high set in 2010 to reach $47.9 billion. And finally, semiconductor equipment sales grew 9 percent, off ... » read more

Photomask Market to Hit $3.35 billion in 2013

by Lara Chamness, senior market analyst, SEMI Industry Research and Statistics The worldwide semiconductor photomask market was $3.12 billion in 2011 and is forecasted to reach $3.35 billion in 2013. After reaching a market peak in 2010, the photomask market grew another 3 percent in 2011 to set another market high. The mask market is expected to grow 4 percent and 3 percent sequentially ove... » read more

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