SEMI® Global Update - January 2015
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IN THIS ISSUE
A Fabulous 2014 and the Road Ahead
Further Growth Seen for Semiconductor Equipment and Materials at SEMI ISS 2015
Underdog DRAM: DRAM Capacity Crawls out of a Slump, but Sector Faces Obstacles
New Secondary Fab Equipment Market Report Available for Purchase
MEMS Tech Seminar: A Continuing Success
European MEMS Summit Set for September
Enormous Supply Chain Opportunity in Korean Semiconductor Market
Will New Policy in China Trigger Big Changes?
The Semiconductor Future Looks Bright in Japan!
SEMICON West 2015: "Call for Papers" for Semiconductor Technology Symposium and TechXPOTs
Worldwide PV Equipment Market Statistics Report
Event Calendar

EUROPE
January 19-21
European 3D TSV Summit 2015
February 22-24
ISS Europe 2015
ASIA
February 4-6
SEMICON Korea 2015
LED Korea 2015
March 17-19
SEMICON China 2015
FPD China 2015
March 25-28
LED Taiwan 2015
NORTH AMERICA
January 23
SEMI Arizona Tech Talk - INanoBio
February 23-26
2015 FLEX Conference
March 12
Wafers to Wall St. - Trends in an Era of Internet of Things
Call for Papers

SEMICON Southeast Asia
Due: January 31, 2015


SEMICON West
Due: March 20, 2015



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FROM THE PRESIDENT & CEO OF SEMI

A Fabulous 2014 and the Road Ahead

Denny McGuirkAfter several tough years, 2014 brought strong growth to our industry. There is no shortage for new challenges, but looking back at 2014, it truly was fabulous. 2015's outlook is promising and collaboration through the extended supply chain is increasingly being seen as an enabler as we look down the road towards 2020.
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Denny McGuirk
www.semi.org


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Further Growth Seen for Semiconductor Equipment and Materials at SEMI ISS 2015
ISS 2015 explores the trends taking place in the industry from economic, market, technology, and manufacturing perspectives.


Underdog DRAM: DRAM Capacity Crawls out of a Slump, but Sector Faces Obstacles

By Christian G. Dieseldorff, SEMI
The DRAM sector experienced a beating during and following the 2008-2009 financial crisis. The sector eventually contracted in both the number of suppliers and in the installed fab production capacity. Today, the outlook is more positive.


New Secondary Fab Equipment Market Report Available for Purchase

SEMI completed a thorough study of the secondary fab equipment market to identify the market size and to capture key trends and issues impacting this industry segment. The report is now available for purchase.


ISS Europe 2015

MEMS Tech Seminar: A Continuing Success

The MEMS Tech Seminar featured high-level experts from academia and industry and highlighted the technological trends and economic conditions in the MEMS industry.


European MEMS Summit Set for September

The European MEMS Summit will address MEMS technologies, manufacturing, applications and time-to-growth. More than 20 speakers will share their perspectives and latest updates.


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Enormous Supply Chain Opportunity in Korean Semiconductor Market

Over the past decade, the semiconductor industry in Korea has spent over $130 billion on equipment and materials. Currently, it is estimated that $14 billion to $15 billion will be spent on equipment and materials in 2015.


Will New Policy in China Trigger Big Changes?

By Dr. Adam He, SEMI
A new policy echoes strongly across the semiconductor industry and attracts global attention due to the ambitious development targets and sizeable support for a national IC industry investment fund.


The Semiconductor Future Looks Bright in Japan!

Read this comprehensive report from the SEMI Market Forum held last month in SEMICON Japan and learn what four industry experts shared about industry growth, the internet of things and more.


SEMICON West 2015: "Call for Papers" for Semiconductor Technology Symposium and TechXPOTs

Prospective presenters are invited to submit abstracts on key industry issues and topics for SEMICON West 2015. Take advantage of this opporunity to participate in the flagship event as a speaker and in other ways.


Worldwide PV Equipment Market Statistics Report

SEMI reports that worldwide PV manufacturing equipment billings for Q3 2014 decreased to $264 million.


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