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Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment Market Report

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tp2v8h/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment Market Report" report to their offering. 

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The analysts forecast the Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 12.37 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for integration and contraction of semiconductor devices. The Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment market has also been witnessing a reduction in the chip size. However, the cyclical nature of the Semiconductor industry could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 

The report, the Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas and the APAC and EMEA regions; it also covers the Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

One of the major trends witnessed in the Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment market is the continuous reduction in the size of chip designs. Currently, vendors in the market are focusing on manufacturing miniaturized semiconductor ICs that consume less power. 

Since the market is witnessing a continuous reduction in the size of chip designs, semiconductor manufacturers are focusing on factors such as integrating different features, reducing the size of semiconductor wafers, and lowering IC power consumption. Therefore, the usage of semiconductor stepper equipment is increasing in the market, thereby, increasing the demand for miniaturized wafers.

According to the report, the biggest factor driving the growth of the market is the increasing demand for the integration and miniaturization of semiconductor ICs. Integration is achieved by layering the chips into a single device that is supported through bump processes and TSV. 

The semiconductor stepper equipment accommodates these TSV and bump processes. Therefore, this rising demand has created more demand for semiconductor stepper equipment, thus driving the growth of the Global Semiconductor Stepper Equipment market.

Further, the report states that the most important issue confronting the market is the cyclical nature of the Semiconductor industry as a result of which semiconductor stepper equipment manufacturers often experience fluctuating revenues, which in turn adversely affects profitability.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Introduction

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Scope of the Report

6. Market Landscape

7. Geographical Segmentation

8. Key Leading Countries

9. Vendor Landscape

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Key Vendor Analysis

17. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • ASML Holding N.V.
  • Canon Inc.
  • Cymer Inc.
  • GlobalFoundries Inc.
  • Intel Corp.
  • Nikon Corp.
  • Samsung Group
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
  • Ultratech Inc.
  • United Microelectronics Corp.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tp2v8h/global

Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]

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