Semiconductor Production Equipment Market in South Korea 2015-2019

September 23, 2015

About semiconductor production equipment
The semiconductor industry in South Korea has seen a rapid growth due to aggressive promotion policies by the governments and investment by private companies. The semiconductor production equipment market is a vital part of the semiconductor market, with semiconductor chip makers investing about 20% of their revenue in procuring manufacturing equipment. Semiconductor production equipment involves cutting-edge manufacturing technologies, which have short development cycles. This industry has an enormous impact on other industries such as aerospace, defense, precision mechanics, ground vehicles, and medical instruments.

The semiconductor production equipment industry is divided into front-end and back-end process equipment. The front-end process includes cutting-edge technology and integration. It also includes silicon wafer process for manufacturing multiple integrated devices and the designing of electric circuits on the wafers. The back-end process involves chip assembly and test process that includes dicing wafers and testing chips. 

Technavio's analysts forecast the semiconductor production equipment market in South Korea to grow at a CAGR of 13.53% during 2014-2019.

Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the semiconductor production equipment market in South Korea for 2015-2019. The market has been segmented on the following basis:
By production process types:

  • Wafer processing
  • Testing equipment
  • Assembly equipment
  • Other equipment

Technavio's report, Semiconductor Production Equipment Market in South Korea 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its opportunities in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. 

Key vendors

  •  Advantest 
  •  Applied Materials 
  •  ASML
  •  KLA-Tencor
  •  Lam Research

Other prominent vendors

  •  Charm Engineering
  •  DI 
  •  DMS
  •  Eugene Technology
  •  Exicon
  •  From 30 
  •  Global Standard Technology 
  •  Hanmi Semiconductor
  •  Jusung Engineering
  •  Kookje Electric Korea 
  •  Mirae 
  •  Mujin
  •  NeonTech
  •  Nikon Instruments
  •  Semes 
  •  Sinseoung ENG
  •  Teradyne
  •  Tokyo Electron Korea 
  •  Wonik IPS

Market driver

  •  Increased demand for smartphones and tablets
  •  For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market challenge

  •  Short life cycle
  •  For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market trend

  •  Increase in wafer size
  •  For a full, detailed list, view our report

Key questions answered in this report

  •  What will the market size be in 2019 in terms of both revenue and unit shipments and what will  the growth rate be?
  •  What are the key market trends?
  •  What is driving this market?
  •  What are the challenges to market growth?
  •  Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  •  What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?

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