About Semiconductor Capital Equipment Semiconductor capital equipment is machinery used in the production of semiconductor devices. Equipment for manufacturing semiconductor devices is classified as front-end or back-end based on the processes used. Front-end includes wafer fabrication along with other functions such as lithography, deposition, etching, cleaning, and chemical and mechanical polishing to name a few. Back-end encompasses assembly, packaging, and testing of ICs. Semiconductors are the building blocks for electronics. They form the crucial core of any electronic component. Semiconductor capital spending essentially refers to the capital investments by vendors in the semiconductor domain. Technavio's analysts forecast the global semiconductor capital equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 6.36 % during the period 2017-2021. Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global semiconductor capital equipment market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sale of semiconductor capital equipment to end-user segments. The market is divided into the following segments based on geography: • Americas • APAC • EMEA Technavio's report, Global Semiconductor Capital Equipment Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Key vendors • Applied Materials • ASML • KLA-Tencor • Lam Research • Tokyo Electron Other prominent vendors • ASM International • ADVANTEST • Hitachi High-Technologies • Kulicke & Soffa • Nikon • Planar • Rudolph Technologies • SCREEN Semiconductor Solutions (SCREEN Holdings) • Teradyne • TOKYO SEIMITSU • Veeco Instruments
Market driver • Integration of semiconductor devices across industrial sectors • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge • High inventory levels in supply chain • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market trend • Rapid changes in technology driving equipment orders • For a full, detailed list, view our report Key questions answered in this report • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be? • What are the key market trends? • What is driving this market? • What are the challenges to market growth? • Who are the key vendors in this market space? • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? You can request one free hour of our analyst's time when you purchase this market report. Details are provided within the report.