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    North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts April 2021 Billings, Logs Fifth Consecutive Month of Record Growth

      VLSI's Select Industry News
      May 24, 2021    383   

    MILPITAS, Calif. — May 24, 2021 — North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.41 billion in billings worldwide in April 2021 (three-month average basis), according to the April Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 4.1% higher than final March 2021 billings of $3.27 billion and 49.5% higher than April 2020 billings of $2.28 billion.

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    “April billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment marked the fifth consecutive month of record growth,” said Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO. “Equipment manufacturers continue to log steady growth as the industry works to meet accelerating demand for semiconductors across a wide range of end-market segments.”

    The SEMI Billings report uses three-month moving averages of worldwide billings for North American-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Billings figures are in millions of U.S. dollars.

    Billings
    (3-mo. Avg.)

    Year-Over-Year

    November 2020

    $2,611.6

    23.1%

    December 2020

    $2,680.8

    7.6%

    January 2021

    $3,038.2

    29.8%

    February 2021

    $3,143.1

    32.4%

    March 2021 (final)

    $3,273.9

    47.9%

    April 2021 (prelim)

    $3,409.5

    49.5%

    Source: SEMI (www.semi.org), May 2021

    SEMI publishes a monthly North American Billings report and issues the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) report in collaboration with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ). The WWSEMS report currently reports billings by 24 equipment segments and by seven end market regions. SEMI also has a long history of tracking semiconductor industry fab investments in detail on a company-by-company and fab-by-fab basis in its World Fab Forecast and SEMI FabView databases. These powerful tools provide access to spending forecasts, capacity ramp, technology transitions, and other information for over 1,000 fabs worldwide. For an overview of available SEMI market data, please visit www.semi.org/en/MarketInfo.

    The data contained in this release were compiled by David Powell, Inc., an independent financial services firm, without audit, from data submitted directly by the participants. SEMI and David Powell, Inc. assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the underlying data.

    About SEMI

    SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit www.semi.org to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Association Contact

    Michael Hall/SEMI
    Phone: 1.408.943.7988
    Email: mhall@semi.org

    Notes

    Next SEMI Billings report is June 21, 2021 at 3:00pm Pacific.

    For information on SEAJ Billings Express Report, visit www.seaj.or.jp.

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    Category: Semiconductors