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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Capital Spending and Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q17 Update

Published: 28 July 2017

ID: G00325786

Analyst(s): Bob Johnson , Takashi Ogawa, Barbara Van, David Christensen


Continuing aggressive investment in memory and leading-edge logic will drive spending in wafer-level manufacturing equipment in 2017, leading to 18% annual growth. However, a cyclical downturn in capital spending is now expected during 2018 and 2019.

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  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Forecast Scenarios


  • Technology Roadmap
  • Nonequipment Spending Factors
  • New/Upgrade Fab Capacity Requirements
  • Semiconductor Device Demand

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