Jun 18, 2020
MILPITAS, Calif. — June 18, 2020 — North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.35 billion in billings worldwide in May 2020 (three-month average basis), according to the May Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 2.9 percent higher than the final April 2020 level of $2.28 billion, and is 13.1 percent higher than the May 2019 billings level of $2.07 billion.
"Despite COVID-19 headwinds and limited visibility to near-term macroeconomic conditions, May billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers continue to demonstrate the semiconductor industry’s long-term resiliency,” said Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO.
The SEMI Billings report uses three-month moving averages of worldwide billings for North American-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Billings figures are in millions of U.S. dollars.
Source: SEMI (www.semi.org), June 2020
SEMI publishes a monthly North American Billings report and issues the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) report in collaboration with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ). The WWSEMS report currently reports billings by 24 equipment segments and by seven end market regions. SEMI also has a long history of tracking semiconductor industry fab investments in detail on a company-by-company and fab-by-fab basis in its World Fab Forecast and SEMI FabView databases. These powerful tools provide access to spending forecasts, capacity ramp, technology transitions, and other information for over 1,000 fabs worldwide. For an overview of available SEMI market data, please visit www.semi.org/en/MarketInfo.