SEMI Reports First Quarter 2010 Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Figures; Billings US $7.46 Billion


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SEMI Reports First Quarter 2010 Worldwide

Semiconductor Equipment Figures; Billings US $7.46 Billion

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 8, 2010 – SEMI, the global industry association for companies that supply manufacturing technology and materials to the world’s chip makers, today reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $7.46 billion in the first quarter of 2010. The billings figure is 32% percent higher than the fourth quarter of 2009 and 142% higher than the same quarter a year ago. The data is gathered in jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from more than 120 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings were US$9.41 billion in the first quarter of 2010. The figure is 484% more than the same quarter a year ago and 28% greater than the bookings figure for the fourth quarter of 2009.

The quarterly billings data by region in millions of U.S. dollars, year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter growth rates by region are as follows:


Region


1Q 2010


4Q 2009


1Q 2009

1Q10/4Q09
(Q-o-Q)

1Q10/1Q09
(Y-o-Y)

Taiwan

2.24

1.95

0.29

15%

674%

Korea

1.90

1.14

0.28

66%

572%

North America

0.90

0.86

1.12

5%

-19%

Japan

0.87

0.58

0.79

49%

10%

ROW

0.81

0.57

0.13

42%

509%

China

0.42

0.30

0.10

39%

314%

Europe

0.31

0.26

0.36

20%

-14%

Total

7.46

5.67

3.08

32%

142%

Source: SEMI/SEAJ June 2010

Note: Figures may not add due to rounding

The Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) from SEMI provides comprehensive market data for the global semiconductor equipment market. A subscription includes three reports: the monthly SEMI Book-to-Bill Report, which offers an early perspective of the trends in the equipment market; the monthly Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (SEMS), a detailed report of semiconductor equipment bookings and billings for seven regions and over 22 market segments; and the SEMI Semiconductor Equipment Consensus Forecast, which provides an outlook for the semiconductor equipment market. For more information or to subscribe, please contact SEMI customer service at 1.877.746.7788 (toll free in the U.S.) or 1.408.943.6901 (International Callers).

SEMI is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org

ASSOCIATION CONTACTS:

Steve Buehler/SEMI
Ph: 1.408.943.7049
E-mail: sbuehler@semi.org

Dan Tracy/SEMI
Ph: 1.408.943.7987
E-mail: dtracy@semi.org

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