Global Semiconductor Equipment Market, By Product Phase (Front-end Equipment and Back-end Equipment), By Application (Integrated Circuit, Discrete Device, Optoelectronic Device, and Sensors), By End-use Industry (Electronics {Mobile, Computer, Laptop, Radio, and Others}, Automobile, and Others), and By Region (North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World) – Market Size & Forecasting (2016-2028)

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Semiconductor Equipment Market report provides in-depth unique Insights with manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, traders, customers, investors, and major types as well as applications and forecast period. Semiconductor materials are useful, as their response can be easily manipulated by the addition of impurities called doping. By exposure to light or heat or by the mechanical deformation of the semiconductor equipment, conductivity can be controlled, as these semiconductors make excellent sensors. A semiconductor is mostly used in the manufacturing of an integrated circuit, which is located in the manufacturing facility called a fab. Semiconductors equipment is used in many consumer electronic devices, such as smartphones, flat-screen monitors & LED TVs, military systems, and civil aerospace. Presently, many companies are focusing on manufacturing compact and cost-effective products.

Segment Analysis

The global semiconductor equipment market has been segmented on the basis of product phase, application, and end-use industry. Based on the product phase, the market has been segmented into front-end equipment and back-end equipment. The front-end equipment phase consists of a water probing test step and the back-end equipment phase consist of assembly. Wafer probing is an extremely sophisticated and intricate process of manufacturing the silicon chip. Similarly, assembly is a highly precise and automated process of packaging the die. Front-end equipment is expected to witness high demand due to its ability to perform lithography, surface preparation, deposition, etching, inspection, ion implant, and thermal processing for the manufacturing of the semiconductor equipment. Based on the end-use industry, the electronics segment will witness growth due to the rising demand for mobile phones and PCs.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Growth in cloud computing, internet-connected devices, and artificial intelligence
  • High R&D costs and regional imbalance in consumption patterns

Regional Outlook:

Major regions for the semiconductor equipment market are estimated to North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific. North America and Western Europe have been traditional markets for semiconductor equipment owing to the strong presence of the industrial sector. The industrial sector has been one of the key contributors to the economies in these regions. Major industries in these regions are estimated to be electronics, automobiles, and others. These industries have an established base resulting in stable market demand. Moreover, most of these industries have been witnessing a transition in terms of product development and production methods. These factors are expected to drive the demand for the semiconductor equipment market in North America and Western Europe region. Major markets by country in these regions include the US, Germany, France, UK, Canada, Spain, and others.

Asia Pacific and Middle East region has witnessed tremendous growth in the industrial sector in recent years. Major companies operating in this market have made strategic developments to improve market presence in these regions. In addition to this, some of the fastest-growing economies including China and India have been major markets for various end-use industries including building & construction, automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, and so on. Among these industries, electronics, automobile, and others are estimated to register high demand for semiconductor equipment market during the forecast period. On the other hand, the Middle East region has witnessed diversification in terms of industrial outlook in recent decades. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and others have been instrumental in promoting the development of various industries including building & construction, pharmaceuticals, automotive, and so on. This is expected to drive the growth of the semiconductor equipment market directly or indirectly in the region. Eastern Europe consisting of Russia and Turkey promises a stable demand for the semiconductor equipment market during the forecast period. The rest of the World including South America and Africa are estimated to be a developing market with strong potential in the strategic future.

This market in APAC is expected to grow, owing to the growing automobile and electronics industries coupled with the increasing economy countries like India and Japan. 

Companies Covered: Applied Materials, ASML, Tokyo Electron, Lam Research, KLA-Tencor, Dainippon Screen, Advantest, and Hitachi High-Technologies 

Market Segmentation:

By Product Phase:

  • Front-End Equipment
  • Back-End Equipment

By Application:

  • Integrated Circuit
  • Discrete Device
  • Optoelectronic Device
  • Sensors

By End-Use Industry:

  • Electronics
    • Mobile
    • Computer
    • Laptop
    • Radio
    • Others
  • Automobile
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Western Europe:
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Eastern Europe:
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Middle East:
    • By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Product Phase
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry

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