Top Failure Analysis System Suppliers to the Semiconductor Industry


VLSIresearch released its Top Failure Analysis and Lab System Suppliers for the Semiconductor and Related Manufacturing Industries today.  Sales of Failure Analysis Systems increased 19% to a value of $1003M in 2014.  This market is expected to grow 6% in 2015. The top 5 suppliers now account for 70% of all Failure Analysis System sales.


Source: VLSIresearch

Top Failure Analysis System Suppliers:

•     FEI is the largest supplier of FA equipment, focused mainly on TEMs and FIB tools

•     JEOL, Hitachi High Technologies (HHT), and Zeiss all have significant imaging tool portfolios

•     DCG is a strong leader in Electrical FA segment

•     HHT, DCG, and Zeiss have all grown their business through strategic acquisitions and organically

Failure Analysis is becoming increasingly important for chipmakers to ramp and manage yields at sub-20nm.  As a result the market has experienced robust growth compared to the overall semiconductor equipment market. Over 30 equipment suppliers are active in the market.



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