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Competitive Landscape: Semiconductor Distributors, 2013

Published: 18 June 2013

ID: G00245288

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji


Semiconductor distributors are trying to move out of their local markets and competing more fiercely than ever in the Chinese market. Semiconductor professionals, both vendors and distributors, should learn how to differentiate from the competition by enhancing their services.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Analysis
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Customer Coverage
    • Breadth of Product Portfolio
    • Business Size
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • U.S. Megadistributors Will Focus More on Service Offerings
    • Growth of the Chinese Market Will Accelerate the Growth of Taiwanese Distributors
    • Semiconductor Business Systems in Japan Will Change
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Avnet
    • WPG Holdings
    • Ryosan
    • Macnica
    • Digi-Key
    • America II
    • Rochester Electronics
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions

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