Steep Increase in Photoresists & Ancillaries Market Driven by Surge in Wafer Starts (Updated 8/24)

Resist Sales are projected to be $2B in 2021, ~11% over 2020 San Diego, CA, August 19, 2021:  TECHCET—the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information— announced that resist sales for semiconductor manufacturing will top $2B in 2021, an 11% increase over 2020. CAGR is estimated to be 7% through 2025. Ancillaries (developers, solvents, edge bead removers) and extension materials (anti-reflective coatings) are anticipated to grow 9.9%…

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2021 Resist revenues to grow 6% to $2.0B and to $2.4B by 2025

EUV and KrF materials will continue growing through 2025 given continued ramping of leading-edge devices San Diego, CA, June 8, 2021:  TECHCET—the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information— announced 2021 resist revenues are forecasted to grow 6%+ to $1.98B USD and to continue expanding to $2.37B in 2025. Market dynamics will continue to drive photoresist material revenues upward due to high chip demand and low chip…

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Semiconductor Materials Supply-Chain Shortages COVID-19 Fallout and More to Come from Chip Fab Expansions

24 March 2021, San Diego – TECHCET CA LLC’s prediction of a wet chemical supply fallout is materializing. The reduction of petrochemical refinery output that the Company has been tracking throughout 2020 combined with severe winter storms in Texas has been more than the supply-chain could support without interruptions. As TECHCET pointed out to its CMC (Critical Materials Council) members in the fall of 2020, the US wet chemical…

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Photoresists Revenues to be Up 11% to US$1.9B

TECHCET—the advisory services firm providing electronic materials information—announces that the global market for photoresists needed in commercial semiconductor manufacturing is expected to be worth over US$1.9 billion in 2021. After pandemic-related slowdowns last year, leading semiconductor fabrication lines are now running at full capacities with steady growth expected for the next few years. The fab photoresist market is forecasted to grow 11% year-over-year (Yo) in 2021, as detailed in…

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EUV Materials Small But Strategic Fraction of $1.6B IC Photoresists Market

San Diego, CA, March 9, 2020: TECHCET announced that the global market for Photoresists and Ancillary Materials declined in 2019 due to semiconductor fabrication market challenges. However, growth is forecasted to resume this year, albeit limited by the COVID-19 drag on the global economy. G-Line/I-Line and DUV photoresists should exceed US$1.6 billion in 2020, as detailed in the latest Critical Materials ReportReport™ (CMR) quarterly update on Photoresists & Ancillaries…

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IC Lithography Materials Market at $6.8B by 2023

EUV lithography demand small but strategic San Diego, CA, September 28, 2018: TECHCET—the advisory services firm providing electronic materials information— announced that global IC fabrication demand for photoresists and ancillary lithography materials is growing strongly from an estimated market size of US$5.2 billion in 2017 to US$6.8 billion in 2023. Demand for argon-fluoride immersion (ArFi) photoresists is now growing at nearly 10 percent by volume. Extreme Ultra-Violet (EUV) lithography…

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