With the LED chipmakers expanding production capacities to meet growing demand for lighting applications, 186-228 MOCVD sets will be shipped globally in 2014, rising 25.7-54.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
China will account for 63% of the shipments, Japan 14%, Taiwan 10%, the US 6%, Europe 5% and other markets 2%, Digitimes Research indicated. China-based San'an Optoelectronics and HC SemiTek will add 100 and 42 MOCVD sets, respectively in 2014, the largest order volumes among LED makers worldwide.
US-based Veeco Instruments will be the dominant supplier accounting for 61.4% of the shipments, followed by Germany-based Aixtron SE with 30.6%, with the remaining 8% coming from Japan- and China-based suppliers.
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