Global Semiconductor Wafers Market, By Process (BEOL, FEOL), By Application (Consumer Electronics, I

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The Semiconductor Wafers Market is expected to promise high growth owing to increasing awareness about environment friendly options in the recent years. Increasing demand from applications including consumer electronics, IT, healthcare, BFSI, telecom, automotive is expected to drive the growth of semiconductor wafers market. This market has witnessed number of key developments by major companies including Lam Research Corporation, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron Limited, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation with focus on organic as well as inorganic growth strategies.  Developing regions including Asia Pacific and Middle East have been among the high potential markets with high growth in some of the key economies.

Semiconductor wafers are found in integrated circuits and many electronic devices. The narrow part of the semiconductor material is the wafer. It is mostly made of silicon, as silicon is the most easily available material.

Segment Analysis:

Based on the process, it is bifurcated into BEOL (Back Of The Line) and FEOL (Front Of The Line).

On the basis of the application, it is segmented as consumer electronics, IT, healthcare, BFSI, telecom, and automotive. Almost every consumer electronic device, such as smartphones, laptop, wearable devices, make the use of semiconductor wafers. As the purchasing power is growing, so is the demand for consumer electronics which in turn affects the semiconductor wafer market.

Due to the growing awareness about environment-friendly options, there has been an increase in solar panels installations, which also fuel the growth of the market.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increasing in the disposable income of the people

  • Increasing awareness about environment friendly options

Regional Analysis:

By region, the semiconductor wafers market is estimated to be dominated by North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific during the forecast period. With technological advancements and cluster of global companies operating in these regions, these regions hold key to the growth and development of semiconductor wafers market during the forecast period. Most of the leading companies have operations in these regions to cater the potential end users in the respective region. The North America semiconductor wafers market is further segmented by US, Canada, and Mexico, whereas Germany, UK, France, Italy are estimated to be some of the major markets in Western Europe.

Asia Pacific region is segmented by China, Japan, South Korea, India and Australia. Middle East and Eastern Europe are estimated to be potential markets with growing demand during the forecast period. Major countries in these regions include Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and others.

Companies Covered: Lam Research Corporation, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron Limited, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Screen Semiconductor Solutions, Nikon, ASML Holding, and KLA-Tencor Corporation..

Market Segmentation:

By Process:

  • BEOL

  • FEOL

By Application:

  • Consumer Electronics

  • IT

  • Healthcare

  • BFSI

  • Telecom

  • Automotive

By Region:

  • North America

    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)

    • By Process

    • By Application

  • Western Europe

    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)

    • By Process

    • By Application

  • Eastern Europe

    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)

    • By Process

    • By Application

  • Asia Pacific

    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)

    • By Process

    • By Application

  • Middle East

    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)

    • By Process

    • By Application

  • Rest of the World

    • By Region (South America, Africa)

    • By Process

    • By Application

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