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IC-making equipment market to rise through 4Q13, says The Information Network

Jun 25, 12:36

The global semiconductor equipment market should end 2013 in the black, according to market research firm The Information Network.

Global chip sales to fall in 2012, says The Information Network

Aug 14, 11:09

Semiconductor sales, which have seen decreases so far in 2012, will remain in the red throughout the year, market research firm The Information Network believes.

Japan semiconductor equipment firms gain share in 2011, says The Information Network

Apr 25, 14:08

Japan-based semiconductor equipment suppliers gained share against US manufacturers in 2011 despite a weak Japanese Yen, The Information Network has observed.

GaAs IC market stagnant in 2011, says Information Network

Jan 11, 10:15

The market for GaAs ICs grew 1% in 2011 following a 36% in 2010, as a result of weak demand in wireless - cell phones and WiFi, according to The Information Network. This represents...

Explosive growth in next-generation power semiconductors expected, says Information Network

Nov 16, 09:55

Traditional silicon-based power semiconductors are reaching their theoretical limitations. Fortunately because of their superior material properties, wide-bandgap power semiconductor...

China has won the solar war, says Information Network

Sep 8, 15:18

Weakening demand claimed its first victim with the bankruptcy of Evergreen Solar. Solar Power Industries in PA closed its doors in May. Spectrawatt, the solar cell manufacturer that...

Asia will sustain LED business over near term, says Information Network

Aug 2, 14:55

While steady and positive proliferation of LED lighting products continues, key price points could trigger real commercial demand, and Korea, Japan, and China have the solutions according...

Semiconductor sales to peak in 3Q12, says Information Network

Jul 28, 13:58

Semiconductor sales, which peaked in September 2010, have begun a slow but steady increase that will last until the third quarter of 2012 before dropping again, according to The Information...

Pressure on rare earth supplies may soon be lifted, says Information Network

Jul 11, 15:44

Manufacturers of a broad spectrum of high-tech products have been feeling the impact of price hikes in rare earth element-based processing materials because of the Chinese embargo...

Watch for double peak in semiconductor sales in 3Q12, says Information Network

Jun 23, 13:48

The downturn in semiconductor sales over the past few months will lead to a double peak in revenues in the third quarter of 2012 before dropping again, according to The Information...

Semiconductors for solar and wind installations grows 25% in 2010, says Information Network

May 20, 10:42

Riding on the coattail of huge increases in alternative energy installs in 2010, semiconductors used in these applications saw double digit growth, according to The Information Net...

Big to grow bigger in fab tool market, says The Information Network

May 5, 13:42

Applied Materials' planned acquisition of Varian Semiconductor will strengthen its dominance of the global semiconductor equipment market, according to The Information Network.

Semiconductor metrology/inspection equipment continues to underperform overall market, says Information Network

Apr 28, 16:31

The market for semiconductor metrology/inspection equipment grew 98% in 2010 while overall semiconductor front-end wafer processing equipment rose 143%, according to The Information...

165 billion LEDs shipping in 2011 fueling niche markets for equipment, says Information Network

Apr 20, 14:13

The LED market is expected to explode as unit shipments increase more than 40% in 2011 and double between 2010 and 2013, according to The Information Network.

2011 finally the year of low-k deployment, says Information Network

Apr 19, 14:40

The recent announcement by Intel and Micron Technology of a new 20nm process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory could signal the end of the low-k hiatus, according to...

ITO replacement market booming, says Information Network

Mar 1, 14:18

While indium tin oxide (ITO) is widely used as the material for transparent electrodes in an assorted range of electronic devices including thin film photovoltaics, touch-screen displays,...

Western Digital unseats Seagate in 2010, says Information Network

Feb 23, 14:13

Western Digital (WD) took command of the hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2010 from long-time leader Seagate on the strength of its market momentum in mobile computing, according to...

Tablet shipments signal trouble for HDD market, says Information Network

Jan 14, 11:56

Media Tablets, already cannibalizing netbooks and smartbooks, will impact hard disk drive (HDD) sales as units contain solid state drives (SSDs) instead of HDDs, according to The...

Lithography back on track as dominant chip gear, says Information Network

Jan 7, 10:46

After a plunge to 16% of the semiconductor equipment market in 2009, the lithography sector surged in 2010 to a 26.5% share of the global market, according to The Information Netwo...

MID market grows 72% in 2010, says The Information Network

Dec 29, 11:21

Strong growth in smartphones and the huge success of the iPad spurred record growth in mobile Internet devices (MID) for 2010, according to research firm The Information Network.

Solar equipment sales grow 34% in 2010, says Information Network

Dec 21, 10:40

Equipment used to manufacture solar cells will grow 34% in 2010, according to The Information Network.

GaAs IC market grows 36% in 2010, says Information Network

Dec 10, 10:28

The market for gallium arsenide (GaAs) ICs grew 36% in 2010, led by strong demand in wireless - cell phones and WiFi, according to The Information Network. This represents the largest...

Nanomaterials for solar cells grow 86% in 2010, says Information Network

Dec 9, 12:31

In tandem with the ramp in solar cell manufacturing in 2010, the market for nanomaterials used in solar cells grew 86% in 2010 and is projected to grow another 31% in 2011, according...

LCD-equipment market to soar 67%, says Information Network

Nov 29, 13:50

The market for TFT-LCD equipment, which dropped 16% in 2009, is set to grow 66.8% in 2010, according to market research firm The Information Network.

Rare earth element embargo will increase prices of high-tech products, says Information Network

Nov 9, 16:05

Manufacturers of a broad spectrum of high-tech products are feeling the impact of price hikes in rare earth element-based processing materials because of the Chinese embargo, according...

Chip equipment bubble bursts, says Information Network

Oct 26, 11:27

SEMI's dismal book-to-bill points to imminent pushouts in the semiconductor equipment market, The Information Network pointed out in its recent report.

Semiconductor photomask market to plunge in 2H10, says The Information Network

Oct 7, 13:57

Record growth in the first half of 2010 in the semiconductor photomask market has stopped, and begun nose-diving, according to The Information Network.

Semiconductor market set for slowdown, says The Information Network

Sep 23, 10:04

The business climate for the semiconductor industry is deteriorating, according to The Information Network. DRAM manufacturers Samsung Electronics, Hynix Semiconductor, Elpida Memory...

Semiconductor equipment pushouts imminent, says Information Network

Aug 11, 12:06

The business climate for the semiconductor industry is deteriorating, and pushouts of front-end equipment are forthcoming, according to a recent report published by The Information...

Slowdown in hard drive shipments signal trouble for PC market, says Information Network

Aug 3, 17:06

A drop in hard drive demand in the second quarter of 2010 could signal a slowdown in the rampant growth of the PC market in the second half of the year, according to The Information...

China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 33.4% in 2013, says Information Network

Jun 24, 12:00

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

Competition intense in semiconductor chemicals and materials sectors, says Information Network

Jun 17, 14:11

Semiconductor chemicals and materials market leaders continue to hold onto razor thin leadership positions, and exchange rates can play a big part, according research firm Information...

DNP leads in 2009 semiconductor photomask market, says The Information Network

May 21, 14:47

Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) eked out Toppan to take over the lead in the semiconductor photomask market in 2009, according to The Information Network.

Wild semiconductor thin film equipment market in 2009, says The Information Network

May 19, 10:14

The film deposition equipment market for chip manufacturing was down 38% in 2009, but on a sector-by-sector basis, sales dropped between 8.7% to 71.7%, according to The Information...

Western Digital likely to unseat Seagate in 2010, says The Information Network

May 13, 14:02

Western Digital (WD) came close to taking the lead in the global hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2009, but a surge in desktop sales kept Seagate in the lead for the year, according...

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