Top 10 Critical Subsystems Suppliers of 2019

    EUV shines light on optical subsystems suppliers
    April 9, 2020: VLSIresearch has published the list of top suppliers of critical subsystems to the semiconductor and related manufacturing industries in 2019. The data shows EUV adoption greatly benefited optical subsystems suppliers in 2019 as other critical subsystems suppliers battled through the tail end of the downturn.

    The list of top 10 suppliers remains largely unchanged from 2018, with only Ichor Systems and Ultra Clean Technology trading 7th and 9th places respectively. ZEISS, a supplier of optical subsystems, was the standout performer of 2019, growing their total critical subsystems revenues by 9.5% compared to an overall market decline of -11%. This helped ZEISS increase their share of the critical subsystems market by 2.6 percentage points. While all other suppliers in the top 10 saw a decline in revenues in 2019, Edwards managed to increase their market share by 0.3% as a result of completing the acquisition of Brook’s cryogenics business in 2019.

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    The source of this data came from analysis published in VLSI's Critical Subsystems report. More information is available here:


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