2020 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Surge 19% to Industry Record $71.2 Billion, SEMI Reports
MILPITAS, Calif., April 14, 2021 -- Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from $59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of $71.2 billion in 2020, SEMI, an industry association representing the global electronics product design and manufacturing supply chain, reported. The data is now available in the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report.
Global sales of wafer processing equipment rose 19% in 2020, while other front-end segment sales grew 4%. Assembly and packaging showed strong growth across all regions, resulting in a 34% market increase in 2020, while total test equipment sales increased 20%.
Compiled from data submitted by members of SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ), the Worldwide SEMS Report is a summary of the monthly billings figures for the global semiconductor equipment industry. Equipment categories cover wafer processing, assembly and packaging, test, and other front-end equipment including mask/reticle manufacturing, wafer manufacturing, and fab facilities.
Annual Billings by Region in Billions of U.S. Dollars with Year-Over-Year Change Rates
|Rest of the World||2.48||2.52||-1%|
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