Recovery in 2013 Semiconductor Capex

Semiconductor manufacturing equipment has been on an upswing for the last few months. Combined data from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) and Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) shows three-month-average bookings have increased for five consecutive months through March 2013. Billings have increased for the last two months. The… Read more“Recovery in 2013 Semiconductor Capex”

Tablets & Smart Phones Driving Electronics Growth

Worldwide electronics bounced back strongly in 2010 after the recession of 2008-2009. Every region experienced solid growth, ranging from high single-digit growth in the U.S. to over 20% in the key Asian countries. However in the last two years electronics has slowed down significantly. Several factors contributed to this weakness:… Read more“Tablets & Smart Phones Driving Electronics Growth”