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Gartner Webinar: 2Q17 Semiconductor Manufacturing Forecast Update

Published: 31 July 2017

ID: G00325799

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang , Bob Johnson , David Christensen, Takashi Ogawa

Summary

The significant increase of investment to memory fabs due to the severe memory shortage in recent quarters requires a 17.9% higher spending on wafer-level manufacturing equipment in 2017 than 2016 levels. Foundry business will be impacted less by the current memory shortage.

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