MILPITAS, CA – Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm volume fabs (excluding EPI) as the industry reaches a record high of more than 7.7 million wafers per month, SEMI announced in its 200mm Fab Outlook to 2026 report.
MILPITAS, CA – Global fab equipment spending for front-end facilities in 2023 is expected to decline 15% year-over-year to $84 billion from a record high of $99.5 billion in 2022 before rebounding 15% YoY to $97 billion in 2024, SEMI announced in its latest quarterly World Fab Forecast report.
TAOYUAN, TAIWAN – The global flexible PCB (FPC) market is expected to total $17.2 billion in 2023, a 12.6% drop from 2022's market worth of $19.7 billion, according to the Taiwan Printed Circuit Board Association (TPCA) and Science and Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI) of the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI).
BANNOCKBURN, IL – The forecast for US economic growth, initially expected to be 0.5% at the beginning of 2023, is now expected to grow by 2%, according to IPC’s August Economic Outlook report.
WASHINGTON — Global semiconductor industry sales totaled $43.2 billion in July, an increase of 2.3% compared to June's total of $42.2 billion but 11.8% less than the July 2022 total of $49 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association.
MILPITAS, CA – Global semiconductor equipment billings dipped 2% year-over-year to $25.8 billion in the second quarter, while quarter-over-quarter billings slipped 4%, SEMI announced in its Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report.