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Market Share Analysis: Silicon Wafers, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 13 June 2013

ID: G00246138

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa, Barbara Van


The silicon wafer market for semiconductor production in 2012 shrank 13.4%, totaling $9.2 billion. In the vendor rankings, Shin-Etsu Handotai barely held on to first place, with a scant 0.3 percentage point ahead of Sumco.

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Market Share Data


  • Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis
  • Regional Market Trends
  • Market Trends by Wafer Type
    • Wafer Price Trend
  • Top Vendors Analyzed
    • Shin-Etsu Handotai
    • Sumco
    • Siltronic
    • LG Siltron
    • MEMC Electronic Materials
    • Sino-American Silicon Products
    • Wafer Works
    • Okmetic
    • Episil
    • Shanghai Simgui Technology
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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