High-end O-Rings to Grow 2x Faster than Wafer Starts

FFKM O-Rings remains low-risk pathway for semiconductor manufacturing San Diego, CA, June 12, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — sees upward growth for perfluoroelastomer (FFKM)-based O-Rings required in semiconductor applications, including ALD, CVD, RTP, dry strip, and etch, as well as seals used in the sub-fab. In 2023, the FFKM O-ring market size was approximately $600M, and the future…

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Semiconductor Gases Back On Track, Growing 10%+

Sustainability issues drive gas recycling innovations San Diego, CA, June 6, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting the Semiconductor Electronic Gases market to increase by around 10% in 2024 to hit US $6.59 billion, returning close to 2022 numbers. This rebound comes after a decline of nearly 12% in 2023 due to the overall industry downturn. Steady…

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Advanced Chip Process Development Grows ALD/CVD Materials

MoO2Cl2 and WF6 projected highest growth amid supply chain resilience caution San Diego, CA, May 30, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting the Semiconductor Precursor Materials Market to rebound by 15% in 2024, reaching $1.7 billion. This growth is driven by the recovery of the Logic and DRAM segments, alongside advancements in AI applications, as highlighted in…

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Semiconductor Revenue Outlook – May 2024

Revenues on the rise, with record growth expected in 2025 San Diego, CA, May 22, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting total semiconductor revenues in 2024 to increase by nearly 12%, hitting $610B. The excitement around this forecast is dampened by the fact that 2024 revenues fall short of 2021 by >$40B. However, looking into the future,…

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Semiconductor Sputtering Targets & Metal Markets Recovery

Reliance on China for key metals remains a concern San Diego, CA, May 14, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting the Semiconductor Sputtering Target market to recover in the second half of 2024. This comes after a contraction of -6% in 2023 due to the industry-wide slowdown and lower wafer starts. TECHCET is currently forecasting a mixed…

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Semiconductor CMP Pad & Slurry Forecast

CMP consumables for metals to see large growth over next 5 years San Diego, CA, May 2, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting upwards growth of 6% in 2024 for Semiconductor CMP Consumables. CMP consumables for metals (Co, Mo, Ru) show the largest growth rate by far, increasing 94% over the next 5 years. Healthy growth is…

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Semiconductor Wet Chemicals Growth Underway

Suppliers remain “expansion-ready” for incoming fabs San Diego, CA, April 24, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is anticipating an 8% rebound in the semiconductor wet chemicals market in 2024, which will hit US $5.5 billion. The future ramp in wet chemicals will be largely driven by growth in chemical consumption from leading-edge device technology, especially as expansion in…

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Semiconductor Metal Plating Chemicals to Top $1 Billion

Growth Driven by Advanced Logic Nodes and Advance Packaging San Diego, CA, April 3, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting Metal Plating Chemicals to grow 7% in 2024, to reach over $1 billion. This is a significant jump from the -6% dip to $947 million in 2023. The Compound Average Growth Rate for these metal plating chemicals…

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Global Semiconductor Materials Market Set to Achieve Record Highs

San Diego, CA, March 14, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market information for semiconductor supply chain resilience — is forecasting a rebound in the global semiconductor materials market this year. After experiencing a year-over-year decline of 6% in 2023 due to a sluggish overall semiconductor industry environment, 2024 is poised to add nearly 7% as conditions turn favorable. TECHCET anticipates revenue growth in the semiconductor materials…

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Silicon Wafers Market – Growth on the Horizon 2024-2028

Wafer shipments expected to pick up in late 2024 San Diego, CA, February 29, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market & supply chain information for the semiconductor industry — is forecasting a 5% increase in total wafer area shipments in 2024, with an additional jump of 7% in 2025. Through the 2023-2028 forecast period, total wafer shipments are forecasted to grow at a >4% CAGR as…

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