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Top 10 Semiconductor Equipment Supplier Ranking for 2016 according to VLSIresearch

 

VLSIís Top 10 Semiconductor Equipment Supplier ranking showed 2016 was a great year for many of the tool companies that supply chip makers. Heavy investments to address 10nm, 3D NAND and a general lack of production capacity were the key drivers.

 

Seven of the Top Ten equipment companies achieved double digit growth over 2015 ó all but one exceeding a billion dollars in sales. Among Top 5, four passed the $5B mark. Double digit growth was achieved by TEL, KLA-Tencor, and Applied Materials.

 

Applied Materials topped the list again, achieving a growth of 18% that vaulted them extremely close to the $10B bar, as reported by VLSIresearch in a recent edition of The Chip Insiderģ. The list was rounded out by ASM Pacific Technology, which achieved 23% growth.

 

Assembly equipment suppliers had the highest average growth 24%, with Kulicke & Soffa rocketing up 39% in 2016. WFE suppliers grew 12%. The highest growth companies were Screen, Hitachi High Technologies, and Applied Materials. Test suppliers grew just over 10% combined, as Teradyne etched out a solid double digit growth rate.

 

 

Filename: VR_Top 10_170406

 

 

The source of this data came from analysis published in VLSIís The Chip Insiderģ report. More information is available here:

https://www.vlsiresearch.com/public/cmrs/detail.html?mod=prod_1_tci

 

The source of this data came from analysis published in VLSIís Equipment Database report. More information is available here:

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