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    North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts May 2021 Billings, Extends Record Streak

      VLSI's Select Industry News
      Jun 21, 2021    531   

    MILPITAS, Calif. — June 21, 2021 — North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.59 billion in billings worldwide in May 2021 (three-month average basis), according to the May Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 4.7% higher than final April 2021 billings of $3.43 billion and 53.1% higher than May 2020 billings of $2.34 billion.


    “May billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers continue their trajectory of remarkable growth,” said Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO. “Semiconductor equipment investments continue to register record highs as the industry takes steps to address near-term manufacturing capacity constraints.”

    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.

    (3-mo. Avg.)


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    Source: SEMI (www.semi.org), June 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

    Next SEMI Billings report is July 26, 2021 at 3:00pm Pacific.
    For information on SEAJ Billings Express Report, visit www.seaj.or.jp.

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    Domain: Electronics
    Category: Semiconductors